No. 1 Story of the Year: Final Results of Mendota Heights Elections

See who won in the Nov. 6 general election.

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As the end of the year approaches, Patch recaps the biggest stories of 2012—both in terms of pageviews and impact on the Mendota Heights community. The original article posted on Nov. 6, 2012.

Other Story of the Year posts:
No. 2 Story of the Year: High Speed Chase on 35E Ends with Standoff
• No. 3 Story of the Year: Family Asks for Help Finding Highland Park Man
• No. 4 Story of the Year: MH Police Chief Investigated for Ethics Violations; No Charges Filed
• No. 5 Story of the Year: MH Man Charged with Stabbing Former Friend's Grandfather
• No. 6 Story of the Year: MH Man with Alleged White Supremacist Connections Indicted on Drug Charges
• No. 7 Story of the Year: Tornado Touches Down in Mendota Heights
No. 8 Story of the Year: BC2 Artisan Bakery Rises Again in Mendota Heights
No. 9 Story of the Year: Mendota Heights Deer Hunter Finds 8-Foot Marijuana Plants in Valley Park
• No. 10 Story of the Year: Dodge Nature Center Says Goodbye to Bald Eagle


ORIGINAL STORY: Looking for Mendota Heights election results? You've come to the right place.

Below you will find up-to-the-minute election results for races in Mendota Heights, including Minnesota House, Minnesota Senate, city council and mayor. Patch will begin updating this page with numbers after the polls close at 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

REMINDER: This page contains local election results only. Click the following links for other results.

  • Dakota County Board of Commissioners & Soil and Water Conservation results

For presidential election, senate race, congressional election and constitutional amendment results, please click here.

Local Government (Final Results, UPDATE: 9:38 a.m., Nov. 7)

Mendota Heights Mayor

*—Denotes Incumbent

Name Total Votes Percentage *Sandra Krebsbach 3913 52.7% Ultan Duggan 3479 46.8%

Mendota Heights City Council

Name Total Votes Percentage Mike Povolny 4564 52.8% Steve Norton 3967 45.9%

State House

House District 52A (Mendota, Mendota Heights, Lilydale, West St. Paul and South St. Paul)

Name Party Total Votes Percentage *Rick Hansen DFL 13732 62.4% Joe Blum GOP 8216 37.3%

House District 52B (Eagan, Mendota Heights, Inver Grove Heights)

Name Party Total Votes Percentage *Joe Atkins DFL 14493 66% Paul Tuschy GOP 7430 33.9%

State Senate

Senate District 52 (Eagan, Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul, West St. Paul, Mendota Heights)



Total Votes


Jim Metzen

DFL 27149 62%

Dwight Rabuse

GOP 16542 38%

Looking for results from another town? To see local races from around Dakota County, such as school board, city council, and mayoral elections, you can go toPatch's Dakota County Election Hub or visit the Patch site of your choice:


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