November 9, 2016. Justice Natalie Hudson won election to the Minnesota Supreme Court yesterday, gaining 58.78% of the vote. Governor Mark Dayton appointed Justice Hudson to the Supreme Court in 2015. Having won election, Justice Hudson will serve a six-year term.
There were seven other contested judicial races on the ballot in Minnesota. In the Fourth Judicial District (Hennepin County), incumbent Judges Carolina Lamas and Paul Scoggin easily won election. There were five contested seats in the Third Judicial District (southeastern Minnesota); the incumbents all defeated their challengers.