Primary election March 3

After the last votes were tallied in the Pine County Courthouse on the night of Tuesday, March 3 – 3,422 ballots total – Pine County Democrats swung toward Joe Biden as their candidate, while Pine County Republicans supported President Donald Trump. 

Democrats cast 2,146 ballots total in Pine County, with 908 of those going to Biden. 

Other top Democrat vote-getters were Bernie Sanders (468) and Michael R. Bloomberg (277).  

Despite dropping out of the race on Monday, Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar still received 202 votes in Pine County. 

Elizabeth Warren received 178 votes, while Pete Buttigieg received 39 votes and Tulsi Gabbard received 16 votes. 

Statewide, Biden was also the winner with 287,380 votes compared to Bernie Sanders’ 222,500 and Warren’s 114,746.

This means that Biden will receive 38 delegates, Sanders will receive 27 and Warren will received 10. 

In the Pine County Republican primary, President Donald J. Trump was unopposed on the ticket. Trump received 1,263 votes with 13 write-in ballots submitted by Republicans.

HOW DID THE CANDIDATES FARE IN PINE COUNTY VS. MINNESOTA AS A WHOLE?  

BIDEN: 42% Pine County | 39% MN

SANDERS: 22% Pine County | 30% MN

WARREN: 8% Pine County | 15 % MN

BLOOMBERG: 13% Pine County | 8 % MN

KLOBUCHAR:9% Pine County | 6 % MN 


TRUMP: 99% Pine County | 98 % MN

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