Final
Projections

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Updated:
Tue. Nov 04, 2014
Senate
Republicans 52
Democrats 45
Independents 3
GOP +7, IND +1
House
Republicans 245
Democrats 190
GOP +11
Governors
Republicans 27
Democrats 22
Independents 1
DEM +1, IND +1
2014 Elections on Demand
Projections
 
Polls

Minnesota Governor Election

Election Day
November 8, 2016
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The Candidates

Minnesota Governor Election 2014 - Mark Dayton vs. Jeff Johnson
Democrat
Mark Dayton
Incumbent
Republican
Jeff Johnson
Nominee
Incumbent:  Democrat Mark Dayton is seeking a second term in 2014.  He faced only minor primary opposition.
Republicans
  • Jeff Johnson - Hennepin County Commissioner  
  • Merrill Anderson
  • Scott Honour
  • Marty Seifert - Former Minnesota State Representative
  • Kurt Zellers - Former Minnesota State Representative
Democratic-Farmer-Labor
  • Mark Dayton - Incumbent  
  • Bill Dahn
  • Leslie Davis
Others
  • Glen Menze (Independence)
Party nominee -

Projection Data

Election Projection:  Mark Dayton by 7.0%
FirmDatesDaytonJohnson
KSTP/SurveyUSA10/27 - 10/304742
CBS News/NYT/YouGov10/16 - 10/235041
Star Tribune/Mason-Dixon10/20 - 10/224538
Projection History
DateProjectionRating
October 11, 2014Dayton +9.7Mod DEM Hold
October 04, 2014Dayton +11.0Strong DEM Hold
August 14, 2014Dayton +8.5Mod DEM Hold
Preliminary-----Solid DEM Hold

Election Timeline

Minnesota Polling Hours
Time Zone
Central
Polls Open
7:00AM Local time
Polls Close
8:00PM Local time
Important Dates
Filing Deadline
June 3, 2014
Primary Election
August 12, 2014
Election Day
November 4, 2014
Election Results
Minnesota Governor
Mark Dayton  50.1
Jeff Johnson  44.5
Called: Dayton +5.6
Election Projection
Minnesota Governor
Mark Dayton-inc  +7.0
Mod DEM Hold
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