Shakopee Primary Election Results
DFLer Kathy Busch will face Republican Eric Pratt in the Nov. 6 election for the seat formerly held by Claire Robling.
The Primary Election in Minnesota is over and the results for Shakopee races are in:
In State Senator District 55, Democrat Kathy Busch beat fellow Democrat Josh Ondich, 1,059 to 151 votes. Busch will face Republican Eric Pratt in the Nov. 6 general election for the seat formerly held by Claire Robling. Pratt had no primary challenger.
In the primary race for the Scott County Commission District 1 seat, Shakopee resident Jerry Kucera won against Luanne Lemke, 886 votes to 489. Kucera will face incumbent Joe Wagner in the Nov. 6 election. Wagner received 584 votes.
In other races:
- Sen. Amy Klobuchar easily won the U.S. Senate DFL Primary. She will face Republican-endorsed Kurt Bills, whose Primary was a bit closer than pundits expected. With 88.2 percent of precincts reporting Tuesday night, Bills led David Carlson 51 percent to 35 percent.
- Five-term Congressman John Kline walked away with the Second Congressional Republican Primary. He'll face DFLer Mike Obermueller in November's election.
- In the Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice race, incumbent Lorie Skjerven Gildea along with Dan Griffith will move forward to the General Election. Skjerven Gildea received 49.95 percent of the votes, Griffith received 29.11 percent of the votes. Jill Clark came in third with 20.94 percent of the votes.
- In the Minnesota Supreme Court Associate Chief Justice Seat 4 race, incumbent David Stras as well as Tim Tingelstad will move forward to the general election. David Stras received 49.09 percent of the votes, Tingelstad received 29.23 percent of the votes. Alan Nelson came in third with 21.68 percent of the vote.