MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson has won re-election in Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District.

Peterson defeated republican challenger Dave Hughes Tuesday night.

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The northwestern Minnesota district leans Republican, but Peterson has weathered GOP challengers since taking office in 1991.

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Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District is highly rural and encompasses most of western Minnesota, with the exception of the southern border.

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