This year we will be electing both a senator (elected for 6 year terms) and a representative (elected for 2 year terms) to speak for MN and (district 5) in Congress).
Here are your choices for Senator
Stephen Williams (Independence)
Kurt Bills (Republican)
Amy Klobuchar *Incumbent (Democratic-Farmer-Labor)
Tim Davis (Grassroots)
Michael Cavlan (Minnesota Open Progressives)
(As of right now, Amy Klobuchar has a significant lead over here challengers and is expected to win easily)
Here are your choices for Representative of the 5th District
Chris Fields (Republican)
Keith Ellison *Incumbent (Democratic-Farmer-Labor)
(As of right now, Keith Ellison is expected to win)
One of the most difficult things to understand on a ballot is electing Judges.
There are several editorials written every year suggesting voters who don't know anything about judges should just leave that part blank, or vote for the incumbent.
The majority of judges are elected back into office in MN.
Here is a website that attempts to help you understand more about the MN Supreme Court Judicial Election.