MARSHALL (KMHL) – It’s primary day today for state elections today. Polling places in Minnesota are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.

In Marshall’s Ward 1 voting will take place at Red Baron Arena, in Ward 2 voting will take place at the Marshall Middle School and in Ward 3 voting takes place at the Marshall Area YMCA.

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There are a few contested races that will be appearing on the ballot today.

On the Republican ticket:

Senate District 15

Sen. Gary Dahms
Larvita McFarquhar

Attorney General

Jim Schultz
Doug Wardlow
Sharon Anderson

U.S. Rep. District 1

Brad Finstad
Jeremy Munson

On the DFL side:

U.S. Rep. District 7

Jill Abahsain
Alycia Gruenhagen

There is also a special election taking place today in U.S. Rep. District 1, to fill the remainder of the term left vacant with the passing of Rep. Jim Hagedorn.

Republican Brad Finstad will face Democrat Jeff Ettinger.