On March 5, 2024 (early voting started on January 19, 2024) 584,647 ballots were cast in Minnesota's Presidential Primaries, with 337,734 votes (57.8%) cast in the Republican Presidential Primary and 244,281 votes (41.8%) cast in the D-F-L Presidential Primary.  The remaining 2,632 votes were cast in the Legal Marijuana Now Party's primary. Because major parties were required to submit candidate names for their ballots to the Minnesota Secretary of State on or before January 2, 2024, several candidates who suspended or terminated their campaign appeared on the ballot.

Results for House District 45A were as follows:

Donald J. Trump 1,988 57.21%
Vivek Ramaswamy 13 0.37%
Ron DeSantis 33 0.95%
Nikki Haley 1,423 40.95%
Chris Christie 10 0.29%
Write-In 8 0.23%

Results for House District 45B were as follows:

Donald J. Trump 1,411 48.42%
Vivek Ramaswamy 11 0.38%
Ron DeSantis 32 1.10%
Nikki Haley 1,441 49.45%
Chris Christie 11 0.38%
Write-In 8 0.27%

Results for all of Senate District 45 were as follows:

Donald J. Trump 3,399 53.20%
Vivek Ramaswamy 24 0.38%
Ron DeSantis 65 1.02%
Nikki Haley 2,864 44.83%
Chris Christie 21 0.33%
Write-In 16 0.25%

Across SD45, incumbent, Joseph R. Biden Jr., captured 73.31% of the D-F-L votes, with Dean Philips picking up 16.36%. Philips suspended his campaign the next day. "Uncommitted" drew 408 votes, representing 8.47% of all ballots cast.

All data sourced from the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State. Click here for a copy of the State Canvassing Board Report.

For ease of reference (and posterity once the data is overwritten for the next primary) the Frequently Asked Questions posted by the Secretary of State are repeated below:

The current election law specific to the presidential primary is in Minnesota Statutes Chapter 207A and Minnesota Rules Chapter 8215. Common questions about the presidential primary are answered below.

When will the next presidential primary take place?

March 5, 2024.

Will all parties participate in the presidential primary?

No, only major parties will participate.

Will all parties be on the same ballot?

No, each participating major party will have a separate ballot.

Who decides which candidates will appear on a party’s ballot?

The chair of each party will submit a list of candidates for the party’s ballot no later than 63 days before the date of the presidential primary (January 2, 2024).

What if a candidate drops out before the primary?

Once a party’s list is submitted, changes will not be made to candidates that will appear on the ballot.

Will there be a place to write in a choice or vote for “uncommitted”?

Only if it is requested by the party chair. Party chairs will need to submit names of write-in candidates to be counted seven days before the primary. For 2024, only the Legal Marijuana Now party submitted a name to be counted: Willie Nelson.

Will any other offices be on the ballot?

No, only presidential candidates from a major party will appear on the presidential primary ballot. Other offices with a primary will be on the primary ballot in August.

Who can vote in the presidential primary?

Any voter registered in Minnesota. Voters can pre-register through February 13, or register at the polling place when they vote. Note that voters must turn 18 years old by March 5 to vote in the presidential primary.

How will I be able to vote in the presidential primary?

Registered voters will be able to vote at their polling place on presidential primary day or by absentee ballot in the 46 days before presidential primary day (starting January 19, 2024). A voter must request the ballot of the party of their choice. If a voter refuses to select a party, they will not be able to vote in the presidential primary.

Will other people know which party’s ballot I request?

A voter’s choice of party ballot will be recorded and is private data. However, a list will be provided to the chair of each major political party of voters who selected that party. How a voter voted on the ballot will be secret.

Will parties have to abide by the primary results?

The presidential primary results must bind the election of delegates in each party.

Who will pay for the presidential nomination primary?

County and municipalities will be reimbursed by the state for the primary costs.

How much will the primary cost?

In 2020, the cost to administer the presidential primary was $9.6 million. Counties and municipalities will be reimbursed for their costs of administering the Presidential Nomination Primary following the election.

Will there still be precinct caucuses?

Yes, precinct caucuses and local and state nominating conventions will still take place to conduct other party business.

Is the presidential nomination primary the same as the presidential primary?

Yes, the official name of this election is "presidential nomination primary" but it is most commonly known simply as the presidential primary.