Minnesota House District 5

Previous Election Results

1996 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Martin Sabo Democratic 158,275 64.4%
Jack Uldrich Republican 70,115 28.5%
Erika Anderson Grass roots 13,102 5.3%
Jennifer Benton Socialist wrkr 4,284 1.7%
1996 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jack Uldrich Republican 9,035 63.2%
Chris Flynn Republican 5,261 36.8%
1998 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Martin Sabo Democratic 145,535 67.0%
Frank Taylor Republican 60,035 27.6%
Kevin Houston Libertarian 7,378 3.4%
Michael Pennock Socialist wrkr 2,842 1.3%
Jason Kassel Independent 1,561 0.7%
2000 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Martin Sabo Democratic 176,629 69.2%
Frank Taylor Republican 58,191 22.8%
Rob Tomich Independence pty 11,323 4.4%
Renee LaVoi Constitution 4,522 1.8%
Chuck Charnstrom Libertarian 4,480 1.8%
2000 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Frank Taylor Republican 4,837 63.2%
Chris Flynn Republican 2,815 36.8%
2002 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Martin Sabo Democratic 171,572 67.1%
Daniel Mathias Republican 66,271 25.9%
Tim Davis Green 17,825 7.0%
2004 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Martin Sabo Democratic 218,434 69.8%
Daniel Mathias Republican 76,600 24.5%
Jay Pond Green 17,984 5.7%
2004 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Martin Sabo Democratic 23,047 91.1%
Dick Franson Democratic 2,264 8.9%
2006 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Keith Ellison Democratic 136,060 55.6%
Alan Fine Republican 52,263 21.4%
Tammy Lee Independence pty 51,456 21.0%
Jay Pond Green 4,792 2.0%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Keith Ellison Democratic 29,003 41.2%
Mike Erlandson Democratic 21,857 31.1%
Ember Junge Democratic 14,454 20.5%
Paul Ostrow Democratic 3,795 5.4%
Andrew Favorite Democratic 470 0.7%
Gregg Iverson Democratic 448 0.6%
Patrick Wiles Democratic 347 0.5%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Alan Fine Republican 7,352 100.0%
2008 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Keith Ellison Democratic 228,776 71.0%
Barb White Republican 71,020 22.0%
Bill McGaughey Independence pty 22,318 6.9%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Keith Ellison Democratic 33,988 84.5%
Gregg Iverson Democratic 6,251 15.5%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Barb White Republican 5,284 100.0%
2010 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Keith Ellison Democratic 154,833 67.8%
Joel Demos Republican 55,222 24.2%
Lynne Torgerson Independent 8,548 3.7%
Tom Schrunk Independence pty 7,446 3.3%
Michael Cavlan Independent 2,468 1.1%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Keith Ellison Democratic 55,424 81.6%
Barb Davis White Democratic 7,963 11.7%
Gregg Iverson Democratic 4,575 6.7%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Joel Demos Republican 4,975 100.0%
2012 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Keith Ellison Democratic 262,102 74.7%
Chris Fields Republican 88,753 25.3%

Demographic Data

Population 683,365
Percentage White 69.8%
Percentage Black 16.1%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 1.0%
Percentage Asian 6.0%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.0%
Percentage Mixed Race 4.1%
Percentage Other Race 2.9%
 
Percentage Hispanic 9.2%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 64.2%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 15.9%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 2.4%
 
Median Household Income $50,927
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 43.0%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 18.5%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 7.4%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 16.3%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 81.4%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 0.3%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 10.6%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 54.2%
Percentage with a College Degree 43.3%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 45.7%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 22.2%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 9.4%
 
Percentage Married Couples 34.3%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 14.4%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.9%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.9%

Last updated 2:16pm October 21, 2014