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This profile of Minnesota's 02nd Congressional District is part of the RaceTracker project.
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Incumbent John Kline Incumbent running? Yes Primary challenge? No primary challenge for incumbent. Cook Political Report Partisan Voting Index R+1 Cook Political Report Race Classification Likely Republican
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Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note John Kline Republican Confirmed candidate FEC Source July 20, 2011 Shelley Madore Democratic Out of race MN SOS Source June 9, 2012 2010 Candidate
Did Not File
Dan Powers Democratic Out of race MN SOS Source June 9, 2012 2010 Primary Candidate
Did Not File
Joe Atkins Democratic Out of race Media Story Source April 7, 2012 State Rep, Running for Re-election. Patrick Ganey Democratic Out of race Media Story Source June 9, 2012 Northfield City Council Member Kathleen Gaylord Democratic Out of race Media Story Source June 9, 2012 Dakota County Commissioner Mike Obermueller Democratic Confirmed candidate Media Story Source April 7, 2012 Former State Rep David Gerson Republican Out - lost primary MN SOS Source August 22, 2012
Results [ ]
2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner John Kline, Mike Obermueller TBD
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Steve Sarvi Democratic Out FEC Source March 29, 2009 2008 Candidate Dan Powers Democratic Out Campaign Website Source August 17, 2010 Lost Primary Shelley Madore Democratic Confirmed candidate Campaign Website Source December 26, 2009
2010 primary election winners 2010 general election winner John Kline, Shelley Madore John Kline
2008 election[Incumbent: ]John Kline
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note John Kline Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed) March 24, 2009 Steve Sarvi Democratic Confirmed candidate (source needed) March 24, 2009
2008 primary election winners 2008 general election winner John Kline, Steve Sarvi John Kline
2008 Presidential election results
Republican Democratic 2000 51% George W. Bush 44% Al Gore 2004 54% George W. Bush 45% John Kerry 2008 50% John McCain 48% Barack Obama
Articles and resources
- Index for all the Minnesota congressional districts and candidates.
- The full House 2012 elections report.
- The RaceTracker homepage.
Elections.DailyKos posts tagged "MN-02" (link)Campaign contribution methodology: Information is updated daily from the Center for Responsive Politics (OpenSecrets.org), which downloads their data from the Federal Election Commission on the first weekday of each work week. Candidates must have filed a report with the FEC to show up in the widget and inactive candidates are screened out by CRP.