State Rep. Steve Simon is the DFL nominee for secretary of state. Simon turned back two frequent candidates, Dick Franson and Gregg Iverson, in Tuesday’s primary.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar has easily won her Democratic primary as she looks for a second term in Washington.
Candidates have begun filing to run for elected positions ranging from the Minnesota Legislature to the U.S. Congress.
A third Minnesota Republican is moving ahead with a bid to unseat Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar in next year’s U.S. Senate race.