KEYC announces Parry Concedes
10:28 SOS Office
Quist margin grows to 2500 votes.
69.06% 480 of 695 precinct reporting
10:19: KTTC and WCCO Tweets
Trending strong to Quist-- WCCO:
The picture is becoming clearer in the first district. With 75% reporting Allen Quist holds a lead of nearly 2k votes. http://cbsloc.al/RT1Dgz
10:15 KTTC Live tweets:
74% percent precincts reporting -- Quist leads parry with 54% of the vote
10:06 KEYC-TV Quist Interview
Quist is confident that his lead will hold. Victory party in Mankato is restrained.
Parry party visit has to wait until after story about ethanol and one on wind power.
10:00 SOS Office
58.42% 406 of 695
9:50 County tweets
Josh Moniz of New Ulm Journal reports:
Heather Carlson at the PB:
Olmsted Co. results still not included in Sec of State totals. Parry has 2,289 votes & Quist has 2,183 votes w/ 59 of 84 precincts reporting
The Mankato Free Press reports that Quist is 50 votes ahead in Parry's home county of Waseca:
In Waseca County, Mike Parry's home, Quist is leading by about 50 votes. About 2/3rds of precincts reporting
9:48 SOS Office
37.27% 259 of 695
9:39 SOS Office
31.94% 222 of 695
9:33 WCCO Radio:
Allen Quist is breaking away from from Mike Parry a bit in the 1st. With 25% in, Quist lead with 54%. http://cbsloc.al/RT1Dgz
Just as quickly, Quist swings back!
9:25 The Uptake:
9:19 SOS office
With 17.7% precincts reporting Quist pulls ahead to 56%
9:10 Heather Carlson tweets:
9:03: SOS Office
13.53% 94 of 695
9:00 SOS Office:
9.64% 67 of 695
8:55 PB Heather Carlson tweets:
8:52 SOS Office
8.2% 57 of 695
8:46 SOS Office
5.9% 41 of 695
8:42 SOS office
4.89% 34 of 695
8:38 SOS Office
3.88% 27 of 695
8:36: Details--Derek Sullivan of the OPP tweets:
Nothing yet from Steele but Quist leads Parry 54 percent to 46 (23 votes) across district. Petersburg staff at courthouse #steelecoelections
In early Olmsted County results, Allen Quist leading 149 votes over Mike Parry who has 109. #mncd1
8:31: SOS Office
3.17% 22 of 695 precincts
8:27: SOS Office
8:23 First returns:
15 precincts in: Quist leading Parry 54% to 46% KEYC tweet
8:21 Early returns: Quist 145, Parry 122 in MN CD1 GOP via the Uptake.
8:18: First precinct in, MN-1. Eyota Township: Parry, 15; Quist, 10. Ben Golnik tweet.
8:11 p.m. The polls have closed, and we'll be watching the SOS website for results and social media for other news.
Some numbers to watch: the lowest turnout since 2000 -- and perhaps the lowest ever for a Minnesota primary--was 7.73 percent in 2004. Turnout for the first August primary was 15.5 percent, fueled by the feisty DFL gubernatorial race.
Image: Were voters not impressed by Allen Quist and Mike Parry?