MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Steve Simon will keep his title as secretary of state after defeating Republican John Howe, according to projections from The Associated Press.READ MORE: Good Question: How Do Trees Know When To Bloom?
Simon was first elected for secretary of state in 2014. John Howe was formerly the mayor of Red Wing and a Minnesota state senator.READ MORE: Minnesota Companies Mining Gold From Nostalgia For Decades Gone By
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After the 2016 general election, both U.S. Senate seats in Minnesota were held by Democrats.