Returns posted on the Secretary of State web site (with 471 of 497 precincts in) say that incumbent Judge Steven Cahill got 40.36 percent of the votes for the 7th District judge seat he occupies and will face attorney Kenneth Kohler in the general election, who received 24.55 percent of the vote. Candidates Terry Graff had 12.96 percent and Cheryl Duysen 22.13 percent.
In Hennepin County, where two seats are vacant, Bridget Ann Sullivan led the race for seat 43 with 34.57 percent of the vote and Paul Scoggin received 24.14 percent. Other candidates were Brian Hagerty, 15.54 percent; Mark Giancola, 5.48 percent; Glen A Norton, 7.87 percent, Daniel Cragg, 7.08 percent and Jason Hutchison, 5.33 percent.
Beverly Aho received 31.57 percent of the votes for seat 61 and Amy Dawson 26.77 percent. Also running were Steven E. Antolak, 8.76 percent, Jean Brandl, 16.17 percent and Mark Arneson, 16.74 percent.
All of the precincts were in for the Hennepin County races.