More than 100,000 Minneapolitans and 61,000 St. Paulites cast first-choice votes for mayor.
Overall turnout was down compared to 2014, but Minnesota did reclaim its spot as the top state for voting in the U.S. Early voting may have had something to do with that.
A dislike of politics, single-party districts, and a lack of choices have affected turnout everywhere. But a couple of dramatic changes could make a difference, say experts.
Romney won the election among voters over 30.
As usual, Minnesota led the nation in voter turnout; we rank 13th in “blueness”