2020 FMWF Area Election Guide
The Chamber is committed to sharing election and candidate information to encourage civic participation in elections. Though we don’t endorse candidates, we are dedicated to educating members of the community on candidates and their stances.
The individual within each party who receives the most votes will move on to the general election on November 3.
Websites linked below for all candidates including them on the MN Secretary of State webpage prior to July 1.
Candidates for U.S. Senate
- Kevin O’Connor, Legal Marijuana Now
- Oliver Steinberg, Grassroots – Legalize Cannabis
- John L. Berman, Republican
- Bob “Again” Carney Jr., Republican
- Cynthia Gail, Republican
- Jason Lewis, Republican
- James Reibestein, Republican
- Steve Carlson, DFL
- Ahmad R. Hassan, DFL
- Paula Overby, DFL
- Christopher Lovell Seymore, Sr., DFL
- Tina Smith, DFL*
Candidates for MN District 7
- Slater Johnson, Legal Marijuana Now
- Rae Hart Anderson, Grassroots – Legalize Cannabis
- Kevin “NeSe” Shores, Grassroots – Legalize Cannabis
- Noel Collis, Republican
- Michelle Fischbach, Republican
- Dave Hughes, Republican
- William Louwagie, Republican
- Jayesun Israel Sherman, Republican
- Stephen A. Emery, DFL
- Alycia R. Gruenhagen, DFL
- Collin C. Peterson, DFL*
State House, District 4A
No primary necessary; the following individuals will move on to the general election:
State Senate, District 4
- Mark Larson, R
- Kent Eken, DFL*
State House, District 4B
- Brian Anderson, R
- Paul Marquart, DFL*
Clay County Commissioner
Only one individual will be elected within each district in November. All individuals will move on to the November 3 election.
- Benjamin Hammer
- Jenna Kahly
- Frank Gross*
- David Ebinger
Moorhead City Commission
The filing dates for these races are July 28 through August 11.
There will be races for the First and Second Wards, currently held by Sara Watson Curry and Heidi Durand. This election will be held on November 3 during the general election.
ND Primary Election Information
Thank you to everyone that participated in the June 9, 2020 ND primary election, and congratulations to all the candidates that were elected. For election results, visit the ND Secretary of State’s webpage. We look forward to partnering with you to move our community forward. Thank you to all of the candidates who participated in our election education efforts.