Voting in Tuesday’s MN primary? Here’s what to know.

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Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday across Minnesota for primary elections.

You can find your polling place and view a sample ballot at www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting. For partisan offices such as U.S. representative or state senator, you can only vote for candidates from one party. Nonpartisan offices such as county commissioner are listed on the back of the ballot.

In the St. Paul area, voters will be narrowing the field of candidates for offices ranging from attorney general to county board. The top candidates on Tuesday will advance to the general election on Nov. 8.

Here’s more information on issues and candidates in the east metro:

STATEWIDE OFFICES

Jim Schultz and Doug Wardlow are competing for the Republican nomination for Minnesota attorney general in the most closely watched statewide race. Incumbent Keith Ellison is the likely DFL nominee. Here’s more information on statewide races.

CONGRESS

U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum of St. Paul is facing a challenge from community organizer Amane Badhasso.

MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE

There are a number of primary races for Minnesota House and Senate in both major parties. You can find our interviews with candidates here.

DAKOTA COUNTY

See who’s running for Dakota County Attorney and Dakota County Board.

RAMSEY COUNTY

See who’s running for Ramsey County Board in District 4, District 5 and District 6.

WASHINGTON COUNTY

Two departing state legislators are facing off in a Washington County Board primary. Meanwhile, South Washington County School District residents will decide whether to approve a $462 million ballot referendum.

More info: Browse our Elections section for more voting and political news. Don’t want to wait for Tuesday? Here’s info on early voting.

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