There are no Hopkins city races this election season (they take place in odd years), but all three legislators who represent the city are up this year.
One of those seats—Senate District 46—will have a primary Tuesday, as Republicans and Paul Scofield compete for the opportunity to take on Democratic incumbent in November.
Scofield has said that he is actually and would have pulled out of the race had he not missed the deadline to do so. Local Republicans are to get behind Champagne.
Legislative district 46B will not have primaries, as only one person filed for each party. The race pits Republican challenger against Democratic incumbent .
Hopkins residents will also be able to vote in primaries for U.S. Senator, as well as for a Fifth District Congressman.
The congressional primary features incumbent aRep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) as well as Gregg Iverson and Gary Boisclair. Boisclair has made waves by running as a Democrat but with a traditionally conservative platform. He has aired ads featuring .
Races on the Primary Ballot in Hopkins
Click the PDF to the right to view a sample ballot.Title Candidate Party U.S. Senator Stephen Williams Independence U.S. Senator Glen R. Anderson Menze Independence U.S. Senator David Carlson Republican U.S. Senator Bob Carney Jr. Republican U.S. Senator Kurt Bills Republican U.S. Senator Jack Edward Shepard DFL U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar DFL U.S. Senator "Dick" Franson DFL U.S. Senator Darryl Stanton DFL 5th Congressional District Chris Fields Republican 5th Congressional District Keith Ellison DFL 5th Congressional District Gary Boisclair DFL 5th Congressional District Gregg Iverson DFL State Senator District 46 Paul Scofield Republican State Senator District 46 Roger Champagne Republican State Senator District 46 Ron Latz DFL Chief Justice - Supreme Court Lorie Skjerven Gildea Nonpartisan Chief Justice - Supreme Court Jill Clark Nonpartisan Chief Justice - Supreme Court Dan Griffith Nonpartisan Associate Justice - Supreme Court 4 Alan Nelson Nonpartisan Associate Justice - Supreme Court 4 Tim Tingelstad Nonpartisan Associate Justice - Supreme Court 4
David R. Stras Nonpartisan Judge - 4th District Court 22 Steven E. Antolak Nonpartisan Judge - 4th District Court 22 Diane M. Krenz Nonpartisan Judge - 4th District Court 22 Deborah Russell Nonpartisan Judge - 4th District Court 22 Elizabeth V. Cutter Nonpartisan