The race to watch in local elections this November will be a face-off between Mendota Heights Mayor Sandra Krebsach and her challenger, council member Ultan Duggan.
No other city race in Mendota Heights, Mendota or Lilydale will be competitive. Steve Norton, Mendota Heights planning commission chair, is running for a seat that will be vacated by senior council member Jack Vitelli, who is not running.*
Filing for races without a primary ended Tuesday. Candidates had until Thursday to withdraw.
Congressional and state on Tuesday also determined who will move forward to the Nov. 6 election.
There are no elections for in 2012.
Who Filed for Local Elections:
*An asterisk indicates an incumbent.
Mendota Heights Mayor
Mendota Heights City Council
Lilydale City Council
Mendota City Council
RESULTS OF PRIMARY RACES:
MN Senator District 52
*Jim Metzen (D-South St. Paul)
Dwight Rabuse (R-Mendota Heights)
MN Representative District 52A
*Rick Hansen (D-South St. Paul)
Joe Blum (R-West St. Paul)
MN Representative District 52B
*Joe Atkins (D-Inver Grove Heights)
Paul Tuschy (R-Inver Grove Heights)
US Representative District 2
*John Kline (R-Burnsville)
Mike Obermueller (D-Eagan)
Dakota County Commissioner District 3
*Thomas Egan (Eagan)
*This story has been corrected. An earlier version incorrectly identified who was leaving behind the vacant seat. Patch regrets the error.