Here locally, we are following these races:

 

For Congressional District 1:

 

Republican Brad Finstad and Democrat Jeff Ettinger

 

Mankato Mayor

 

Najwa Massad and Tobey Leonard

 

State Senate:

Nick Frentz and Mark Wright

 

State Rep

Luke Frederick and Dar Vosberg

Susan Akland and Jeff Brand

 

Mankato School Board has three seats up for grabs, along with a special election for an open seat.

 

Mankato City Council has three seats to be decided.

 

North Mankato will get a new mayor as Mark Dehen is running for county commissioner.

 

Both Blue Earth and Nicollet County will also elect a sheriff.

 

For a sample of your ballot, head to mnvotes.gov.  The polls close at 8 p.m.