1994 Minnesota House of Representatives election

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Minnesota House of Representatives election, 1994

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All 134 seats in the Minnesota House of Representatives
68 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader Irv Anderson Steve Sviggum
Party Democratic–Farmer–Labor Independent-Republican
Leader since September 1, 1993 April 17, 1992
Leader's seat 3A–International Falls 28B–Kenyon
Last election 87 seats 47 seats
Seats before 84 50
Seats won 71 63
Seat change Decrease13 Increase13
Popular vote 799,973 899,609

Speaker before election

Irv Anderson
Democratic–Farmer–Labor

Elected Speaker

Irv Anderson
Democratic–Farmer–Labor

The 1994 Minnesota House of Representatives election was held in the U.S. state of Minnesota on November 8, 1994, to elect members to the House of Representatives of the 79th Minnesota Legislature. A primary election was held on September 13, 1994.

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 3, 1995.

Results[edit]

Summary of the November 8, 1994 Minnesota House of Representatives election results
Party Candidates Votes Seats
No. No. %
Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party 124 799,973 71 Decrease13 52.99
Independent-Republicans of Minnesota 132 899,609 63 Increase13 47.01
Natural Law Party of Minnesota 1 352 0 Steady 0.00
Independent 4 9,672 0 Steady 0.00
Total 134 ±0 100.00
Turnout (out of 3,253,779 eligible voters)[1] 1,794,618 55.15% Decrease18.76 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 1994" (PDF). Minnesota Secretary of State. pp. 37–48. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  3. ^ "Party Control of the Minnesota House of Representatives, 1951-present". Minnesota Legislative Reference Library. Retrieved November 27, 2015.