1992 Minnesota House of Representatives election

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Minnesota House of Representatives election, 1992

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All 134 seats in the Minnesota House of Representatives
68 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader Dee Long Steve Sviggum
Party Democratic–Farmer–Labor Independent-Republican
Leader since July 11, 1991 April 17, 1992
Leader's seat 60A–Minneapolis 28B–Kenyon
Last election 80 seats 54 seats
Seats before 79 55
Seats won 87 47
Seat change Increase8 Decrease8
Popular vote 1,186,532 1,003,381

Speaker before election

Dee Long
Democratic–Farmer–Labor

Elected Speaker

Dee Long
Democratic–Farmer–Labor

The 1992 Minnesota House of Representatives election was held in the U.S. state of Minnesota on November 3, 1992, to elect members to the House of Representatives of the 78th Minnesota Legislature. A primary election was held on September 15, 1992.

The Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL) won a majority of seats, remaining the majority party, followed by the Independent-Republicans of Minnesota. The new Legislature convened on January 5, 1993.

Results[edit]

Summary of the November 3, 1992 Minnesota House of Representatives election results
Party Candidates Votes Seats
No. No. %
Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party 127 1,186,532 87 Increase8 64.93
Independent-Republicans of Minnesota 130 1,003,381 47 Decrease8 35.07
Libertarian Party of Minnesota 1 593 0 Steady 0.00
Constitution Party of Minnesota 1 253 0 Steady 0.00
Independent 1 1,387 0 Steady 0.00
Total 134 ±0 100.00
Turnout (out of 3,187,255 eligible voters)[1] 2,355,796 73.91% Increase15.15 pp
Source: Minnesota Secretary of State,[2] Minnesota Legislative Reference Library[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minnesota election statistics 1950-2014" (PDF). Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved August 13, 2016.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Minnesota Election Results 1992" (PDF). Minnesota Secretary of State. pp. 38–53. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  3. ^ "Party Control of the Minnesota House of Representatives, 1951-present". Minnesota Legislative Reference Library. Retrieved November 27, 2015.