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State Legislative Districts 14A and 19A Special Election

Special Election Results

Special Primary Results (District 19A only) 

Special Elections Scheduled. The governor has issued Writs of Special Election to fill vacancies in Legislative Districts 14A and 19A.  The 14A vacancy was caused by the resignation of Representative Steve Gottwalt, and the 19A vacancy was caused by the resignation of Representative Terry Morrow. Legislative District 14A includes the eastern part of Stearns County, including much of St. Cloud, in central Minnesota. Legislative District 19A includes all of Nicollet county as well as parts of Le Sueur and Blue Earth counties, including part of Mankato, in southern Minnesota.

District 14A News Release
Writ of Special Election District 14A
Legislative District 14A Map

District 19A News Release
Writ of Special Election District 19A
Legislative District 19A Map

Important Dates
  - Candidate Filing Period: January 9, 2013 to January 15, 2013 (until 5:00 p.m.)
  - Withdrawal Period: ends January 16, 2013 (at 5:00 p.m.)
  - Special Primary: January 29, 2013
  - Special Election: February 12, 2013

Forms
 - Sample Combined Nominating and Filing Fee Petitions (for minor party and independent candidates):
     District 14A  District 19A (print on 8.5" x 14" paper)
 - Sample Petition in Place of Filing Fee Petitions (optional petition for major party candidates):
     District 14A  District 19A (print on 8.5" x 14" paper)
See the Petitions page for more information about petition form and signatures.
 - Affidavit of Withdrawal
 - Write-in Candidate Request:
     District 14A  District 19A (print on 8.5" x 11" paper)

Candidates Filed as of 5:00 p.m. January 16, 2013 (close of withdrawal period)

Legislative District 14A

Date & Location Filed Name Party/Principle
1/10/2013, Stearns County James B. Parmele Republican (withdrawn 1/11)
1/10/2013, Stearns County Tama Theis Republican
1/11/2013, Stearns County Joanne Dorsher DFL
1/11/2013, Stearns County Scott Mac Hardy Republican (withdrawn 1/14)
1/11/2013, Stearns County John Severson Republican (withdrawn 1/15)
1/14/2013, Stearns County Todd McKee Independence

Legislative District 19A

Date & Location Filed Name Party/Principle
1/11/2013, Nicollet County Clark P. Johnson DFL
1/11/2013, Nicollet County Karl Johnson DFL
1/11/2013, Sec. of State Allen Quist Republican
1/11/2013, Nicollet County Timothy Strand DFL
1/11/2013, Nicollet County Robin Courrier DFL
1/14/2013, Nicollet County Tim Gieseke Independence

Last updated: 4/30/2013 4:37:34 PM