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Primary polls open until 8 p.m. in Hennepin Commissioner election

Six candidates in the race to replace Gail Dorfman will be narrowed to two, who will face off in the May 13 special election.

Early reports say there are no lines at the polling places for today’s primary election in the Hennepin County Commissioner District 3 race.

Six candidates are in the running for the seat vacated by Gail Dorfman, who resigned after 14 years in office to become the new executive director of St. Stephen’s Human Services in Minneapolis.

Voters in St. Louis Park, and downtown and southwest Minneapolis can use MinnPost’s Last-Minute Candidate-Picking Tool, or read our longer coverage. The polls are open until 8 p.m.

Today’s primary will narrow the field to two for the May 13 special election.

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Those on today’s ballot are: