Republicans saw #MN08 as one of their best chances nationwide to flip a Democratic seat after Rep. Rick Nolan announced his retirement. Both Trump and Pence visited the Eighth District to campaign for Stauber.
So to recap: in the suburbs, Dean Phillips will become the 1st Democratic congressman in nearly 60 years after ousting five-term Rep. Erik Paulsen, while in NE MN, Pete Stauber won in a longtime DFL district and will become 2nd Republican to hold the seat in 71 years. #MN03#MN08
Deleted a previous tweet because it was incorrect. The last two precincts we're waiting on are in St. Anthony, according to Hennepin County elections. They contract with Ramsey County for their election work.