2012 Minnesota House Race for District 8 - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the Minnesota house race in district 8. This includes candidates, dates, and political views. The tables below show the candidates for the general election with an option to compare those candidates after the primary. This is followed by the primary candidates and the number of political views we have for each representative. Selecting one of these representatives takes you to the profile for this candidate and a full list of their political positions, speeches, and controversies.

2012 Minnesota House Race for District 8 - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
Minnesota house election - class or district 8
PercVotesPartyCandidate
54.3%191981DRichard Nolan
45.4%160520RChip Cravaack
0.3%1164NAWrite-In
Election Information for Minnesota
Primary DateAugust 14, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentChip Cravaack
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election ProjectionLeaning Republican
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Minnesota House Race for District 8

Democrats - Primary Election
Democrat house Primary Election in Minnesota - class or district 8
PercVotesCandidateViews
38%20838Richard Nolan8
32%17540Tarryl Clark9
29%15977Jeff Anderson7
Republicans - Primary Election
 
Republican house Primary Election in Minnesota - class or district 8
PercVotesCandidateViews
100%20455Chip Cravaack21

Important Dates

DateImportant Item
July 26, 2012Last day to pre-register to vote in the August 14, 2012 primary election. You may register on election day at the polls.
August 14, 2012Primary election day for the House and Senate.
October 18, 2012Last day to pre-register to vote in the November 6, 2012 general election. You may register on election day at the polls.
November 06, 2012General election date - House, Senate, and President on the ballot.

House District 8 in Minnesota

House District 8 in Minnesota

Past Election Results

Election Results for House district 8 in Minnesota in 2012
Past Election Results - Minnesota District 8
James Oberstar
47%
2010
48%
Chip Cravaack
James Oberstar
68%
2008
32%
Michael Cummins
James Oberstar
64%
2006
34%
Rod Grams
James L. Oberstar
65%
2004
32%
Mark Groettum
James L. Oberstar
69%
2002
31%
Bob Lemen
James L. Oberstar
68%
2000
26%
Bob Lemen
James L. Oberstar
66%
1998
26%
Jerry Shuster
James L. Oberstar
67%
1996
25%
Andy Larson
James L. Oberstar
66%
1994
34%
Phil Herwig
James L. Oberstar
59%
1992
30%
Phil Herwig