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2000 Minnesota House of Representatives election

Minnesota House of Representatives election, 2000

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All 134 seats in the Minnesota House of Representatives
68 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader Steve Sviggum Tom Pugh
Party Republican DFL
Leader since April 17, 1992 November 6, 1998
Leader's seat 28B–Kenyon 39A–South St. Paul
Last election 71 seats 63 seats
Seats before 70 63
Seats won 69 65
Seat change Decrease1 Increase2
Popular vote 1,171,702 1,058,824

Speaker before election

Steve Sviggum
Republican

Elected Speaker

Steve Sviggum
Republican

The 2000 Minnesota House of Representatives election was held in the U.S. state of Minnesota on November 7, 2000, to elect members to the House of Representatives of the 82nd Minnesota Legislature. A primary election was held on September 12, 2000.

The Republican Party of Minnesota won a majority of seats, remaining the majority party, followed by the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL). The new Legislature convened on January 3, 2001.

Results

Summary of the November 7, 2000 Minnesota House of Representatives election results
Party Candidates Votes Seats
No. No. %
Republican Party of Minnesota 132 1,171,702 69 Decrease1 51.49
Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party 121 1,058,824 65 Increase2 48.51
Independence Party of Minnesota 27 41,051 0 Decrease1 0.00
Constitution Party of Minnesota 3 4,221 0 Steady 0.00
Green Party of Minnesota 1 2,867 0 Steady 0.00
Libertarian Party of Minnesota 1 646 0 Steady 0.00
Write-in 1 338 0 Steady 0.00
Total 134 ±0 100.00
Turnout (out of 3,506,432 eligible voters)[1] 2,458,303 70.11% Increase7.77 pp
Source: Minnesota Secretary of State,[2] Minnesota Legislative Reference Library[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Minnesota election statistics 1950-2014" (PDF). Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved August 13, 2016.
  2. ^ "Results for all State Representatives". Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved January 16, 2018.
  3. ^ "Party Control of the Minnesota House of Representatives, 1951-present". Minnesota Legislative Reference Library. Retrieved October 30, 2015.