BREAKING: Omar Cruises to Victory in Minnesota Primary Race

UPDATE: Decision Desk has called the race for Omar.

With 214 of 238 precincts reporting, it has become apparent that Ilhan Omar will be victorious in her primary challenge.

Omar currently has 82,955 votes compared to 58,163 votes for her challenger Antone Melton-Meaux.

Dave Wasserman called the race for Omar.

Per Theo Keith:

Looks like Ilhan Omar will win her primary by a very similar margin as she did in 2018.

Omar is up 57-40, with 90% in.

She won by 17 points in the 2018 Democratic primary. #mnprimary

 

Ilhan Omar, with far greater name recognition than her opponent, overcome a challenger who was extremely well funded and who was endorsed by the local publication the Star Tribune.

Republican challenger Lacy Johnson tweeted monday:

We are only one day away from the Minnesota primary.

My campaign is not stopping until the last vote is counted.

I am the only candidate who can take on Ilhan Omar and win.

RT and vote on Tuesday 8/11!