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Minnesota's Congressional races: Ilhan Omar, Dean Phillips and Tom Emmer projected winners

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The Associated Press has declared projected winners in two Minnesota Congressional races as of 9 p.m. Tuesday. 

Phillips projected to win 3rd

The Associated Press has projected incumbent Democrat U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips as the projected winner of Minnesota's 3rd Congressional District race. 

As of 9 p.m., with 223 of 249 precincts reporting, Phillips had 214,106 votes (56.44%), the Secretary of State's website shows. Republican challenger Kendall Qualls had 165,011 votes (43.5%).

Minnesota's 3rd Congressional District encompasses much of western Hennepin County and portions of Carver and Anoka counties.

Omar projected to win 5th

The Associated Press has declared incumbent Democrat U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar as the projected winner of Minnesota's 5th Congressional District race. 

As of 8:48 p.m., with 181 of 238 precincts reporting, Omar had secured 192,677 votes (64.8%), the Secretary of State's website shows. Her challenger, Republican Lacy Johnson, had 76,855 votes (25.85%) while Legal Marijuana Now's Michael Moore had 26,700 votes (8.89%).

Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District comprises the city of Minneapolis and some inner-ring suburbs in Hennepin and Anoka counties.

Minneapolis saw its highest voter turnout on record this year, even with two hours left to vote.

Emmer projected to win the 6th 

The Associated Press has projected incumbent Republican Tom Emmer as the winner of Minnesota's 6th Congressional District race. 

As of 10 p.m., with 165 or 281 precincts reporting, Emmer has 142,633 votes (63.52%). His challenger, Democrat Tawnja Zahradka had 81,614 votes (36.35%). 

Minnesota's 6th Congressional District includes Benton, Sherburne and Wright counties, as well as parts of Anoka, Carver, Stearns, Washington and Hennepin counties.

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