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At individual precincts, between 83 percent and 88 percent of registered voters cast a ballot.
Many precincts in Bloomington, Brooklyn Park, Edina, Golden Valley, Greenwood, Minnetonka, Minnetrista, Plymouth and St. Louis Park had turnouts of more than 90 percent.
Republican Chris Fields did better in areas Patch covers than in the Fifth District overall.
The community had the sixth most-even rates of the 38 communities that Patch covers.
Fifth District voters sent Keith Ellison back to Congress. His Republican challenger, Chris Fields, received 25 percent of the vote.
Schools, Business, Elections
This week's selection includes a new gallery/gift shop, a levy rejected, school boundaries issue, DFL wins and good news for Southwest Light Rail Transit.
Voters in the mostly suburban cities Patch covers were more opposed to the proposed gay-marriage ban than Minnesota voters generally.
DFL leader are coy on the prospects.
After being defeated by incumbent Congressman Keith Ellison, Fields reflects on the outcome of Election Day and encourages people to keep up their fight for a better America.
In Hopkins, 38 percent of voters favored the amendment.
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