These are 2014 Republican candidates for state and federal offices touching Olmsted county. Endorsements will not occur until at least Spring, 2014. All Minnesota candidates for all offices — federal, state, county, and local — can be found on the Secretary of State’s web site. They include Olmsted county’s county candidates, city candidates, and school board candidates.

Minnesota House

District 25A
incumbent: Duane Quam (R)

Duane Quam

Duane Quam

District 26A
incumbent: Tina Liebling (D)

Breanna Bly

District 25B
incumbent: Kim Norton (D)no announced candidates
District 26B
incumbent: Mike Benson (R)
(not running for re-election)

Nels Pierson


Minnesota Senate

There is no election until 2016. These are our state Senators.

District 25*
Dave Senjem

Dave Senjem
District 26*
Carla Nelson

Carla Nelson
* Senate districts are the sum of their A and B house districts


incumbent: Mark Dayton (D)

Rob Farnsworth

Scott Honour

Jeff Johnson

Marty Seifert

Dave Thompson

Kurt Zellers

Attorney General
incumbent: Lori Swanson (D)
Secretary of State
incumbent: Mark Ritchie (D)
(not running for re-election)

Dan “Doc” Severson

Dan Severson

incumbent: Rebecca Otto (D)

Randy Gilbert

United States Congress

House District 1
incumbent: Tim Walz (D)

Aaron Miller

Aaron Miller

incumbent: Al Franken (D)

Jim Abeler

Chris Dahlberg

Mike McFadden

Monti Moreno

Julianne Ortman

Phillip Parrish

Harold Shudlick