Tuesday, August 9, is Primary Election Day. Decisions to be made in our area include choosing between Republicans Jim Hagedorn or Steve Williams for the chance to challenge incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Walz in a 1st District contest in the fall. Senate District 24 has incumbent Democrat Vicki Jensen facing Rich Baily. The only GOP candidate is Faribault Mayor John Jasinski. Senate District 27 has Republicans Cynthia Gail facing off with Gene Dornink for the opportunity to challenge incumbent Democrat Dan Sparks.

Polling places in Owatonna are at:

  • Trinity Lutheran Church, 609 Lincoln Ave.
  • Associated Church, 800 Havana Road
  • Owatonna Public Library, 105 N. Elm Ave.
  • Municipal Golf Course Clubhouse
  • Owatonna Arts Center, 540 West Hills Circle
  • Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 750 Jeffrey St.
  • Sacred Heart Parish Center, 739 S. Oak Ave.
  • Steele County History Center, 1700 Austin Road
  • Grace Baptist Church, 265 26th St. N.E.
  • Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 1909 St. Paul Road

Polls will be open from 7AM to 8PM.