Nathan Nelson has won the special primary election.
Nelson was the GOP endorsed candidate going into the race which reflected in the votes. Nelson received 88.4% of the vote or 2371 votes. Ayrlahn Johnson, his challenger for the Republican bid, received 11.6% if the vote or 311 votes.
He will now move onto run against DFL candidate Tim Burkhardt in the March 19 special election to fill the seat in Minnesota's House.