Thompson, Garofalo win
Voters have chosen two familiar faces in Minnesota Senate District 58, returning incumbent Senator Dave Thompson and Rep. Pat Garofalo to the state Capitol Tuesday by convincing margins.
Both Thompson and Garofalo are Republicans.
Thompson, a lawyer and former talk show host from Lakeville who was seeking his second term in the Senate, beat challenger Andrew Brobston 22,513 to 16,396. Thompson received 57.9 percent of the vote.