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Polls Open up in Minnesota, Wisconsin

Midterm election voting is underway in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Polls for both states opened up at 7 a.m. and will be open until 8 p.m. Midterm election voting is underway in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Polls for both states opened up at 7 a.m. and will be open until 8 p.m. |  Photo: Kyle Aune/WDIO

The Associated Press Contributed to this report
Updated: November 06, 2018 01:30 PM

Polls are now open in Minnesota and Wisconsin. There is much at stake for both states this midterm election.

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Click for Election Results from WDIO News.  (Polls close at 8 p.m.)

In Minnesota, there is an open race for governor, two U.S. Senate seats, a hotly contested race for attorney general, several congressional races and control of the Legislature.

One congressional race that many around the nation are watching is the one for the eighth congressional district. Republican candidate Pete Stauber, Democratic candidate Joe Radinovich, and Independence Party candidate Ray "Skip" Sandman are competing for Rick Nolan's seat. 

For Wisconsin, voters will decide whether Republican Gov. Scott Walker will keep his job or turn it over to Democrat Tony Evers.

Also on the top of the ticket is the U.S. Senate race in which Democrat Tammy Baldwin seeking a second term against Republican Leah Vukmir, a state senator. All of the U.S. House seats are on the ballot, too.

Polls close at 8 p.m. But, if you're in line at 8 p.m. and haven't voted, you can still mark your ballot.

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