Polls opened early and returns came in late. In between, MinnPost contributing photographers captured Minnesotans voting, doing some last-minute campaigning, cheering, commiserating and even crowd-surfing.
MinnPost photo by Corey AndersonOutside the polling place at Bethel Christian Fellowship Hall in the Snelling-Hamline neighborhood of St. Paul minutes after the polls opened Tuesday morning.
MinnPost photo by Craig LassigThe line outside the Whittier Park polling place in Minneapolis at 9:44 am.
MinnPost photo by Bill KelleySen. Amy Klobuchar and family review their ballots at the Marcy Holmes School polling place in Minneapolis.
MinnPost photo by Karl Pearson-Cater“Vote No” advocates campaign at the entrance to the I-394 ramp on the edge of downtown Minneapolis.
MinnPost photo by Craig LassigPat Buffham, left with wine glass, and Carol Sutton, right, both of Minnetonka, watch the early returns at the Republican Party of Minnesota election-night party in Bloomington.
MinnPost photo by Terry GydesenDan McGrath, executive director of Take Action, speaks after the defeat of the Voter ID ballot initiative.
MinnPost photo by Craig LassigRepublican Kurt Bills, surrounded by his family, delivers his concession speech on Tuesday night.
MinnPost photo by Bill KelleyMinneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak’s mom, Lorraine, surfs the crowd at the DFL election party.
MinnPost photo by Terry GydesenOpponents of the proposed marriage amendment celebrates at a gathering at River Centre in St. Paul.
MinnPost photo by Paul WalshRep. Chip Cravaack meets with supporters after his concession speech at a party in Hinckley.
MinnPost photo by Bill KelleyDFL Sen. Tom Bakk greets the DFL crowd at the Crowne Plaza in St. Paul.
MinnPost photo by Bill KelleyCheers erupt at the DFL party as President Obama is declared the winner of the presidential race.