Minnesota Results


10 electoral votes
W 100% IN
Image: Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton
Image: Donald Trump
Donald Trump
Gary Johnson 3.9% Jill Stein 1.3%
Apparent Winner
MinneapolisMinneapolis MinneapolisMinneapolis
No results
Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump
Not decided

House Results

District 1 / 100% IN

Jim Hagedorn

District 2 / 100% IN

Jason Lewis
Angie Craig

District 3 / 100% IN

Erik Paulsen INCUMBENT
Terri Bonoff

District 4 / 100% IN

Betty McCollum INCUMBENT
Greg Ryan

District 5 / 100% IN

Keith Ellison INCUMBENT
Frank Drake

District 6 / 100% IN

David Snyder

District 7 / 100% IN

Collin Peterson INCUMBENT
Dave Hughes

District 8 / 100% IN

Stewart Mills

Exit polls:


A profile of key demographics in the 2016 vote.

Exit polls:


Gender Male 47 % of voters Trump +6 434941
Female 53% Clinton +7 504341
Age 18-29 19 % of voters Clinton +3 454283
30-44 27% Clinton +14 533952
45-64 39% Trump +10 425231
65 or over 15% Clinton +2 494720
Age 18-44 46 % of voters Clinton +10 504062
45+ 54% Trump +7 445121
Race White 87 % of voters Trump +7 435041
Black 4% Not enough data ----
Hispanic/Latino 4% Not enough data ----
Asian 2% Not enough data ----
Other 3% Not enough data ----
Gender by race White men 41 % of voters Trump +14 395351
White women 46% Trump +1 464731
Black men 2% Not enough data ----
Black women 2% Not enough data ----
Latino men 2% Not enough data ----
Latino women 2% Not enough data ----
All other races 5% Not enough data ----
Which best describes your education? High school or less 12 % of voters Trump +17 385531
Some college/assoc. degree 32% Trump +17 385541
College graduate 36% Clinton +2 474552
Postgraduate study 20% Clinton +37 642741
College education College graduate 56 % of voters Clinton +14 533942
No college degree 44% Trump +17 385531
Education by race White college graduates 50 % of voters Clinton +9 504151
White no college degree 37% Trump +27 336031
Non White college graduates 6% Clinton +57 7619-3
Non White no college degree 7% Clinton +39 652663
2015 total family income: Under $30,000 13 % of voters Clinton +1 464551
$30,000 - $49,999 15% Tie 454553
$50,000 - $99,999 34% Trump +3 454831
$100,000 - $199,999 26% Clinton +11 514041
$200,000 - $249,999 5% Not enough data ----
$250,000 or more 7% Not enough data ----
No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a: Democrat 37 % of voters Clinton +77 871021
Republican 35% Trump +79 78631
Independent or something else 28% Trump +2 424473
Party by gender Democratic men 15 % of voters Clinton +74 851121
Democratic women 23% Clinton +79 88921
Republican men 17% Trump +83 58841
Republican women 17% Trump +74 108431
Independent men 15% Clinton +4 464272
Independent women 13% Trump +10 374773
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Liberal 28 % of voters Clinton +81 88722
Moderate 40% Clinton +5 484351
Conservative 32% Trump +71 118240
Are you currently married? Yes 63 % of voters Clinton +1 474631
No 37% Clinton +4 484452
Gender by marital status Married men 30 % of voters Trump +7 435031
Married women 34% Clinton +9 514231
Non-married men 17% Trump +4 444852
Non-married women 20% Clinton +12 524043
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election? In the last few days 13 % of voters Trump +13 3548103
In the last week 7% Not enough data ----
In October 9% Trump +10 374792
In September 8% Not enough data ----
Before that 63% Clinton +16 564021
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election? In the last week 20 % of voters Trump +22 315383
Before that 79% Clinton +11 534231
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election? In the last month 29 % of voters Trump +18 335183
Before that 71% Clinton +13 544121
Which best describes your vote for president today? I strongly favor my candidate 42 % of voters Clinton +13 534031
I like my candidate but with reservations 33% Trump +2 474931
I dislike the other candidates 23% Trump +3 4043103
Which ONE of these four issues is the most important facing the country? Foreign policy 11 % of voters Clinton +51 701953
Immigration 13% Trump +51 227321
The economy 54% Clinton +9 514241
Terrorism 18% Trump +10 415141
Which ONE of these four candidate qualities mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? Cares about people like me 13 % of voters Clinton +31 592874
Can bring needed change 44% Trump +73 118431
Has the right experience 21% Clinton +90 944-1
Has good judgment 20% Clinton +56 701491
Do you think the country's criminal justice system: Treats all people fairly 47 % of voters Trump +47 237041
Treats blacks unfairly 47% Clinton +60 761642
Do you think the 2010 federal health care law, also known as Obamacare: Did not go far enough 32 % of voters Clinton +71 831223
Was about right 14% Clinton +75 861130
Went too far 50% Trump +59 167551
Is your opinion of Hillary Clinton: Favorable 44 % of voters Clinton +93 96310
Unfavorable 55% Trump +68 107862
Is your opinion of Donald Trump: Favorable 35 % of voters Trump +93 39600
Unfavorable 64% Clinton +57 731662
Do you have a favorable opinion of ... Both 2 % of voters Not enough data ----
Only Clinton 42% Clinton +97 98010
Only Trump 33% Trump +98 19900
Neither 22% Trump +20 2545155
Do you think Hillary Clinton is honest and trustworthy? Yes 34 % of voters Clinton +90 9441-
No 63% Trump +44 226662
Do you think Donald Trump is honest and trustworthy? Yes 30 % of voters Trump +90 49410
No 67% Clinton +45 672262
Do you think the presidential candidates are honest and trustworthy? Both 2 % of voters Not enough data ----
Only Clinton 32% Clinton +96 9711-
Only Trump 28% Trump +97 19800
Neither 35% Trump +2 3941104
Do you think Hillary Clinton has the temperament to serve effectively as president? Yes 56 % of voters Clinton +65 801531
No 42% Trump +77 58362
Do you think Donald Trump has the temperament to serve effectively as president? Yes 30 % of voters Trump +91 49510
No 67% Clinton +47 682162
Do you think the presidential candidates have the temperament to serve effectively as president? Both 5 % of voters Not enough data ----
Only Clinton 51% Clinton +80 87731
Only Trump 24% Trump +96 19710
Neither 17% Trump +50 1163136
Do you expect life for the next generation of Americans to be: Better than life today 29 % of voters Clinton +38 672921
Worse than life today 36% Trump +36 266252
About the same 32% Clinton +24 583441
Population City over 50,000 43 % of voters Clinton +18 553742
Suburbs 26% Tie 474741
Small city and Rural 30% Trump +23 355841
Geo Stratum Code Twin Cities Core 32 % of voters Clinton +36 642842
Eastern T.C. Sub 19% Trump +2 454751
East Central 14% Trump +27 336041
South 18% Trump +19 375641
North 18% Trump +19 375641

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