East Phillips Park Cultural and Community Center the morning of the primary election in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
East Phillips Park Cultural and Community Center in Minneapolis on the morning of the August 9 primary election. Credit: Drew Arrieta | Sahan Journal

The polls closed after Minnesota voters cast their ballots for the primary election on Tuesday, August 9. Results determine which candidates advance onto the general election in November.

Some primary races are non-partisan, meaning the top two candidates who earn the most votes advance regardless of their political affiliation. Other primary races, such as state Senate races, determine which candidate from each political party will advance to face off against each other.

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