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Many precincts in Bloomington, Brooklyn Park, Edina, Golden Valley, Greenwood, Minnetonka, Minnetrista, Plymouth and St. Louis Park had turnouts of more than 90 percent.
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.
Erik Paulsen was re-elected to another term as U.S. Congressman on Election Day 2012.
The idea of using the new DFL majority to push for legal rights for same-sex couples is, so far, getting a cautious reception from some politicians.
Voters in the mostly suburban cities Patch covers were more opposed to the proposed gay-marriage ban than Minnesota voters generally.
How did your city vote on the constitutional amendment to require photo ID to vote?
The majority of voters at all Minnetonka precincts but three voted for Barack Obama.
Democrats say the divisive amendments and the state shutdown may have contributed to heavy Republican losses.
Most of the judicial races were uncontested in the Fourth District Court.
Barry Anderson and David R. Stras retain Minnesota Associate Justice seats.
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