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2020 Minnesota Supreme Court Seat 4 Election Results

Election Date: Nov. 3, 2020 | Updated 3:54 PM CST Nov. 24, 2020

Supreme Court - Seat 4

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *1,477,67259.3%
Michelle MacDonald1,016,24540.7%

County-By-County Results Map

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County-by-County Results

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Aitkin County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *4,07854.7%
Michelle MacDonald3,38345.3%

Anoka County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *84,79453.4%
Michelle MacDonald74,07046.6%

Becker County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *8,55555.5%
Michelle MacDonald6,84944.5%

Beltrami County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *11,52058.8%
Michelle MacDonald8,07641.2%

Benton County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *9,13854.1%
Michelle MacDonald7,74345.9%

Big Stone County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *1,40855.2%
Michelle MacDonald1,14344.8%

Blue Earth County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *17,54960.0%
Michelle MacDonald11,70840.0%

Brown County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *7,84961.9%
Michelle MacDonald4,82838.1%

Carlton County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *9,36756.9%
Michelle MacDonald7,08643.1%

Carver County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *28,37457.5%
Michelle MacDonald20,95942.5%

Cass County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *8,12355.7%
Michelle MacDonald6,44844.3%

Chippewa County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *3,46760.8%
Michelle MacDonald2,23639.2%

Chisago County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *12,60652.8%
Michelle MacDonald11,28347.2%

Clay County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *14,82358.5%
Michelle MacDonald10,51241.5%

Clearwater County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *1,93351.3%
Michelle MacDonald1,83248.7%

Cook County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *2,14568.6%
Michelle MacDonald98331.4%

Cottonwood County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *2,80554.9%
Michelle MacDonald2,30745.1%

Crow Wing County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *18,81459.9%
Michelle MacDonald12,61040.1%

Dakota County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *117,86059.2%
Michelle MacDonald81,17640.8%

Dodge County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *5,41155.3%
Michelle MacDonald4,36844.7%

Douglas County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *10,40454.7%
Michelle MacDonald8,61845.3%

Faribault County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *3,87958.6%
Michelle MacDonald2,73641.4%

Fillmore County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *5,86958.1%
Michelle MacDonald4,22541.9%

Freeborn County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *7,60155.2%
Michelle MacDonald6,17344.8%

Goodhue County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *13,45857.4%
Michelle MacDonald9,97442.6%

Grant County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *1,68454.6%
Michelle MacDonald1,39845.4%

Hennepin County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *365,07366.5%
Michelle MacDonald183,80833.5%

Houston County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *5,18655.9%
Michelle MacDonald4,09544.1%

Hubbard County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *5,96557.3%
Michelle MacDonald4,45142.7%

Isanti County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *9,04850.0%
Michelle MacDonald9,03950.0%

Itasca County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *11,67854.5%
Michelle MacDonald9,73745.5%

Jackson County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *2,78957.2%
Michelle MacDonald2,08642.8%

Kanabec County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *3,28551.8%
Michelle MacDonald3,05548.2%

Kandiyohi County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *10,85355.9%
Michelle MacDonald8,55644.1%

Kittson County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *1,27958.2%
Michelle MacDonald92041.8%

Koochiching County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *3,08054.4%
Michelle MacDonald2,57945.6%

Lac qui Parle County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *2,05259.6%
Michelle MacDonald1,39140.4%

Lake County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *3,70960.8%
Michelle MacDonald2,39539.2%

Lake of the Woods County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *1,05554.1%
Michelle MacDonald89545.9%

Le Sueur County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *7,64455.8%
Michelle MacDonald6,05144.2%

Lincoln County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *1,54056.0%
Michelle MacDonald1,20944.0%

Lyon County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *6,09455.2%
Michelle MacDonald4,95244.8%

Mahnomen County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *1,03455.4%
Michelle MacDonald83344.6%

Marshall County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *2,22353.3%
Michelle MacDonald1,94446.7%

Martin County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *5,45757.8%
Michelle MacDonald3,98342.2%

McLeod County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *9,36053.6%
Michelle MacDonald8,09646.4%

Meeker County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *6,14853.4%
Michelle MacDonald5,36746.6%

Mille Lacs County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *5,56550.3%
Michelle MacDonald5,50749.7%

Morrison County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *8,25354.9%
Michelle MacDonald6,78645.1%

Mower County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *8,12351.6%
Michelle MacDonald7,60648.4%

Murray County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *2,26855.3%
Michelle MacDonald1,83544.7%

Nicollet County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *10,03461.4%
Michelle MacDonald6,32038.6%

Nobles County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *3,97357.1%
Michelle MacDonald2,98142.9%

Norman County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *1,66659.4%
Michelle MacDonald1,13740.6%

Olmsted County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *40,77259.0%
Michelle MacDonald28,30641.0%

Otter Tail County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *15,90854.0%
Michelle MacDonald13,55046.0%

Pennington County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *3,22551.6%
Michelle MacDonald3,03148.4%

Pine County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *6,20952.1%
Michelle MacDonald5,69947.9%

Pipestone County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *2,28554.9%
Michelle MacDonald1,87945.1%

Polk County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *6,88254.6%
Michelle MacDonald5,71445.4%

Pope County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *3,29756.3%
Michelle MacDonald2,55743.7%

Ramsey County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *138,85364.2%
Michelle MacDonald77,58335.8%

Red Lake County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *1,02958.2%
Michelle MacDonald73841.8%

Redwood County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *3,92257.5%
Michelle MacDonald2,89942.5%

Renville County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *4,01858.4%
Michelle MacDonald2,85741.6%

Rice County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *16,13156.8%
Michelle MacDonald12,26043.2%

Rock County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *2,59157.6%
Michelle MacDonald1,90442.4%

Roseau County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Michelle MacDonald3,65552.4%
Paul Thissen *3,31447.6%

Scott County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *36,50555.7%
Michelle MacDonald29,05444.3%

Sherburne County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *20,66451.7%
Michelle MacDonald19,30948.3%

Sibley County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *3,40452.0%
Michelle MacDonald3,14348.0%

St. Louis County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *56,81358.5%
Michelle MacDonald40,33641.5%

Stearns County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *37,12755.6%
Michelle MacDonald29,61244.4%

Steele County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *9,44555.6%
Michelle MacDonald7,54944.4%

Stevens County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *2,40459.1%
Michelle MacDonald1,66340.9%

Swift County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *2,44155.4%
Michelle MacDonald1,96544.6%

Todd County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *5,43251.6%
Michelle MacDonald5,08648.4%

Traverse County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *88856.0%
Michelle MacDonald69844.0%

Wabasha County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *5,90455.7%
Michelle MacDonald4,68844.3%

Wadena County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *3,26453.9%
Michelle MacDonald2,79046.1%

Waseca County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *5,02357.4%
Michelle MacDonald3,72142.6%

Washington County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *73,67759.9%
Michelle MacDonald49,26940.1%

Watonwan County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *2,61259.8%
Michelle MacDonald1,75840.2%

Wilkin County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *1,55255.1%
Michelle MacDonald1,26544.9%

Winona County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *11,69954.9%
Michelle MacDonald9,60045.1%

Wright County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *29,82150.1%
Michelle MacDonald29,68249.9%

Yellow Medicine County

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ChoicesTotal Votes% Votes
Paul Thissen *2,61355.6%
Michelle MacDonald2,08744.4%