Candidate Filings

2020 State General Election

Candidates for offices elected at the November 3, 2020 State General Election
can be found using this candidate finder.

Candidate names are added during the filing period for most federal, state and county offices.
This filing period is Tuesday, May 19 through Tuesday June 2.

Presidential candidates have a later filing deadline. In 2020, major parties have until August 28 to submit their candidates. Non-major party candidates have until August 18 to submit nominating petitions, which are reviewed by the Secretary of State for sufficiency.

Candidate names are added during or after the filing period for local offices:
Offices in cities and school districts that hold primaries - Tuesday, May 19 through Tuesday, June 2
Other municipal and school district offices - Tuesday, July 28 through Tuesday, August 11

Contact your local clerk for the correct filing period for your municipality or school district.

 
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State Senator District 1
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Mark Johnson Republican markjohnsonmnsenate.com
5/27/2020
Reed Perkins Democratic-Farmer-Labor perkinsformn1.com
5/22/2020
 
 
State Senator District 2
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Paul Utke Republican www.paulutke.com
5/19/2020
Leonard Alan Roy Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.royforsd2.com
5/19/2020
 
 
State Senator District 3
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Christopher Hogan Republican
6/2/2020
Thomas (Tom) Bakk Democratic-Farmer-Labor
5/19/2020
 
 
State Senator District 4
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Mark Larson Republican
6/1/2020
Kent Eken Democratic-Farmer-Labor
5/26/2020
 
 
State Senator District 5
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Robyn Smith Legal Marijuana Now
6/2/2020
Dennis Barsness Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis
6/2/2020
Justin Eichorn Republican Justinformnsenate.com
6/1/2020
Rita Albrecht Democratic-Farmer-Labor ritaforsenate.com
5/19/2020
 
 
State Senator District 6
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
John J. Moren Republican
5/28/2020
Christopher Horoshak Democratic-Farmer-Labor
5/28/2020
David J Tomassoni Democratic-Farmer-Labor
5/20/2020
 
 
State Senator District 7
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Donna Bergstrom Republican www.dbergstrom.com
5/27/2020
Jen McEwen Democratic-Farmer-Labor votemcewen.com
5/20/2020
Erik Simonson Democratic-Farmer-Labor simonsonforduluth.com
6/2/2020
 
 
State Senator District 8
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Bill Ingebrigtsen Republican billforsenate.org
5/20/2020
Michele Anderson Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.micheleformn.com
5/22/2020
 
 
State Senator District 9
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Richard Dahl Republican
5/29/2020
Paul Gazelka Republican gazelkaforsenate.com
5/22/2020
A. John Peters Democratic-Farmer-Labor
5/22/2020
 
 
State Senator District 10
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Shaun Christian Hansen Republican
6/1/2020
Carrie Ruud Republican carrieruud.com
5/19/2020
Steve Samuelson Democratic-Farmer-Labor
6/2/2020
 
 
State Senator District 11
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Jason Rarick Republican jasonrarick.com
5/26/2020
Michelle Lee Democratic-Farmer-Labor michellelee.org
5/19/2020
 
 
State Senator District 12
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Torrey Westrom Republican torreywestrom.com
5/29/2020
Jill Abahsain Democratic-Farmer-Labor
5/22/2020
 
 
State Senator District 13
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Jeff Howe Republican
5/20/2020
Michael Willemsen Democratic-Farmer-Labor mikeformn.com
5/19/2020
 
 
State Senator District 14
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Jaden Partlow Legal Marijuana Now
6/1/2020
Jerry Relph Republican
5/19/2020
Aric Putnam Democratic-Farmer-Labor aricformn.com
6/1/2020
 
 
State Senator District 15
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Andrew Mathews Republican www.AndrewMathews.com
5/19/2020
Brent Krist Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.KRISTforSD15.com
6/1/2020
 
 
State Senator District 16
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Steve "Stoney" Preslicka Legal Marijuana Now https://www.facebook.com/LMN.USA/
6/2/2020
Gary Dahms Republican
5/19/2020
Joshua Prine Independence-Alliance VOTEPRINE.COM
6/1/2020
 
 
State Senator District 17
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Andrew Lang Republican langforsenate17.com
5/27/2020
Fernando Alvarado Democratic-Farmer-Labor fernandoformn.com
6/1/2020
 
 
State Senator District 18
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Scott Newman Republican
5/26/2020
Chad R. Tschimperle Democratic-Farmer-Labor chadforsenate18.com
5/19/2020
 
 
State Senator District 19
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Elizabeth Bangert Republican
5/29/2020
Nick Frentz Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.frentzforsenate.com
5/19/2020
 
 
State Senator District 20
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Jason Hoschette Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis
6/2/2020
Rich Draheim Republican draheimforsenate.com
5/27/2020
Jon Olson Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.jonolsonformnsenate.com
5/19/2020
 
 
State Senator District 21
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Michael P. Goggin Republican www.gogginforsenate.com
5/22/2020
Ralph Kaehler Democratic-Farmer-Labor KaehlerforMNSenate.com
5/20/2020
 
 
State Senator District 22
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Brian Abrahamson Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis
5/19/2020
Bill Weber Republican WeberForSenate.com
5/21/2020
Roger L. Elgersma Democratic-Farmer-Labor
5/29/2020
Shawna Marshall Democratic-Farmer-Labor http://www.shawna4mn.com
5/20/2020
 
 
State Senator District 23
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
David Pulkrabek Legal Marijuana Now
5/22/2020
Julie A. Rosen Republican
5/19/2020
 
 
State Senator District 24
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
John R. Jasinski Republican
5/27/2020
Roger Steinkamp Democratic-Farmer-Labor
5/22/2020
 
 
State Senator District 25
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
David H. Senjem Republican senjemforsenate.com
6/2/2020
Sara Flick Democratic-Farmer-Labor flickforsenate.com
5/29/2020
 
 
State Senator District 26
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Carla Nelson Republican https://www.carlanelson.com/
5/26/2020
Aleta Borrud Democratic-Farmer-Labor aleta4mnsenate.com
5/29/2020
 
 
State Senator District 27
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Tyler Becvar Legal Marijuana Now
6/2/2020
Gene Dornink Republican dorninkforsenate.com
5/26/2020
Dan Sparks Democratic-Farmer-Labor
5/29/2020
 
 
State Senator District 28
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Jeremy R. Miller Republican
5/21/2020
Sarah Kruger Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.sarahkrugermnsenate.com
5/26/2020
 
 
State Senator District 29
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Mary Murphy Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis
6/1/2020
Bruce D. Anderson Republican bruceandersonforsenate.com
5/22/2020
Chris Brazelton Democratic-Farmer-Labor
6/2/2020
 
 
State Senator District 30
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Mary Kiffmeyer Republican www.kiffmeyer.com
5/21/2020
Diane Nguyen Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.dianeforstatesenate.com
5/29/2020
 
 
State Senator District 31
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Michelle R. Benson Republican
5/20/2020
Kate Luthner Democratic-Farmer-Labor
5/28/2020
 
 
State Senator District 32
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Mark Koran Republican markkoranmn.com
5/28/2020
Joshua Fike Democratic-Farmer-Labor
5/27/2020
 
 
State Senator District 33
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
David Osmek Republican
5/19/2020
Gretchen Piper Democratic-Farmer-Labor gretchenpiper.com
5/21/2020
 
 
State Senator District 34
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Warren Limmer Republican
5/21/2020
Aarica L. Coleman Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.VoteAaricaColeman.com
6/2/2020
Bonnie Westlin Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.bonniewestlinformnsenate.com
5/19/2020
 
 
State Senator District 35
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Jim Abeler Republican jimabeler.com
5/19/2020
David L. Nelson Democratic-Farmer-Labor
5/21/2020
 
 
State Senator District 36
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Karen Attia Republican www.attiaforsenate.com
6/2/2020
John Hoffman Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.johnhoffmanmn.com
5/22/2020
 
 
State Senator District 37
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Brad Sanford Republican www.sanford4mn.com
5/27/2020
Jerry Newton Democratic-Farmer-Labor jerrynewton.us
5/21/2020
 
 
State Senator District 38
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Roger Chamberlain Republican rogerchamberlainmn.com
5/26/2020
Justin Stofferahn Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.justinfor38.com
5/20/2020
 
 
State Senator District 39
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Karin Housley Republican housleyforsenate.com
5/28/2020
Brian D. Hile Democratic-Farmer-Labor
5/20/2020
Josiah Hill Democratic-Farmer-Labor josiahhill.org
6/1/2020
 
 
State Senator District 40
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Robert Marvin Republican marvinforsenate.com
5/19/2020
Chris A. Eaton Democratic-Farmer-Labor
5/19/2020
 
 
State Senator District 41
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Lucia Marina Vogel Republican
5/20/2020
Mary Kunesh-Podein Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.kunesh-podein.com
5/19/2020
 
 
State Senator District 42
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Ben Schwanke Republican schwankeforsenate.com
5/26/2020
Jason "Ike" Isaacson Democratic-Farmer-Labor isaacsonforsd42.com
5/28/2020
 
 
State Senator District 43
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Doug Daubenspeck Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis
6/1/2020
Bob Zick Republican
5/29/2020
Natasha Lapcinski Democratic-Farmer-Labor
6/2/2020
Charles "Chuck" Wiger Democratic-Farmer-Labor
5/19/2020
 
 
State Senator District 44
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Greg Pulles Republican https://www.gregpullesforsenate.com/
5/22/2020
Zina Alston-Fizer Democratic-Farmer-Labor
6/2/2020
Ann Johnson Stewart Democratic-Farmer-Labor annjohnsonstewart.com
5/20/2020
 
 
State Senator District 45
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Andy Schuler Legal Marijuana Now voteschuler.org
5/20/2020
Roxana Bruins Republican
6/1/2020
Ann H. Rest Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.annrest.com
5/19/2020
 
 
State Senator District 46
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Bryan P. Björnson Republican
6/1/2020
Ron Latz Democratic-Farmer-Labor ronlatz.org
5/20/2020
 
 
State Senator District 47
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Julia Coleman Republican colemanforsenate.com
6/1/2020
Thomas Funk Republican tomfunkforsenate.com
6/1/2020
Bala Chintaginjala Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.bc2000.org
5/27/2020
Addie Miller Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.addieformn.com
5/20/2020
 
 
State Senator District 48
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Jeff Jiang Republican www.jiangformn.com
5/21/2020
Steve Cwodzinski Democratic-Farmer-Labor cwodforsenate.com
5/21/2020
 
 
State Senator District 49
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Julie Dupré Republican https://dupreforsenate.org/
5/26/2020
Jenny Rhoades Republican
6/1/2020
Melisa Lopez Franzen Democratic-Farmer-Labor melisafranzen.com
5/22/2020
 
 
State Senator District 50
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Dean Wm Mumbleau Republican
5/28/2020
Melissa Halvorson Wiklund Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.wiklundforsenate.com
5/19/2020
 
 
State Senator District 51
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Douglas D. Willetts Republican willettsformn.com
5/21/2020
Jim Carlson Democratic-Farmer-Labor carlsonforsenate.org
5/26/2020
 
 
State Senator District 52
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Tomas Settell Republican www.tomasforsenate.com
5/28/2020
Matt Klein Democratic-Farmer-Labor
5/19/2020
 
 
State Senator District 53
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Mary Giuliani Stephens Republican maryformn.com
5/19/2020
Susan Kent Democratic-Farmer-Labor https://susankentmn.com
6/2/2020
Marquita Stephens Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.votemarquita.com
6/2/2020
 
 
State Senator District 54
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Leilani Holmstadt Republican www.leilaniforsenate.com
5/27/2020
Karla Bigham Democratic-Farmer-Labor karlabigham.com
5/20/2020
 
 
State Senator District 55
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Eric Pratt Republican EricPrattMN.com
5/26/2020
Sahra Odowa Democratic-Farmer-Labor sahraformn.com
5/22/2020
 
 
State Senator District 56
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Dan Hall Republican https://www.votedanhall.com
5/26/2020
Lindsey Port Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.lindseyportmn.com
5/19/2020
Kevin Shea Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.sheamnsenate.com
5/26/2020
Richard Tucker Democratic-Farmer-Labor tucker4mnsenate.com
5/21/2020
 
 
State Senator District 57
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Jose W. Jimenez Republican
5/27/2020
Greg Clausen Democratic-Farmer-Labor
5/26/2020
 
 
State Senator District 58
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Zach Duckworth Republican www.voteduckworth.com
6/1/2020
Matt Little Democratic-Farmer-Labor votelittle.com
5/26/2020
 
 
State Senator District 59
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Paul Anderson Republican Paulandersonsenate59.com
6/2/2020
Bobby Joe Champion Democratic-Farmer-Labor champion4change.org
5/19/2020
Suleiman Isse Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.isse4senate.com
5/20/2020
 
 
State Senator District 60
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Mary Holmberg Republican
6/2/2020
Kari Dziedzic Democratic-Farmer-Labor 222.kari4senate.com
5/22/2020
 
 
State Senator District 61
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Jennifer Zielinski Republican
6/1/2020
Scott Dibble Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.scottdibble.com
5/19/2020
 
 
State Senator District 62
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Bruce Lundeen Republican https://senatorbruce.com/
6/2/2020
Omar Fateh Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.omarfateh.org
5/21/2020
Jeff Hayden Democratic-Farmer-Labor
5/19/2020
 
 
State Senator District 63
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Chris Wright Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis
5/19/2020
Diane Napper Republican www.nappermn63.com
6/2/2020
Patricia Torres Ray Democratic-Farmer-Labor patriciatorresray.org
5/28/2020
 
 
State Senator District 64
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Patricia Jirovec McArdell Legal Marijuana Now
5/19/2020
Sharon Anderson Republican http://sharonsenate64.blogspot.com
5/21/2020
Erin Murphy Democratic-Farmer-Labor
5/22/2020
 
 
State Senator District 65
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Paul Holmgren Republican https://citizenstoelectpaulholmgren.com/
6/1/2020
Laverne McCartney Knighton Democratic-Farmer-Labor
6/2/2020
Sandy Pappas Democratic-Farmer-Labor
5/26/2020
 
 
State Senator District 66
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Greg Copeland Republican https://gregcopeland911.wordpress.com/
5/28/2020
John Marty Democratic-Farmer-Labor johnmarty.org
5/22/2020
 
 
State Senator District 67
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Alexander Deputie Republican https://alexanderbusterdeputie.com/
6/2/2020
Foung Hawj Democratic-Farmer-Labor http://www.founghawj.com/
5/19/2020