It’s Election Day and Dave and Blois Olson run down the big races….
Saturday’s DFL Convention in Minneapolis failed to nominate a candidate for mayor. That means that all six DFL candidates are expected to run in the November election.
State Sen. Benjamin Kruse didn’t boast to voters in Brooklyn Park about how GOP lawmakers won last year’s stare down with Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton to erase a huge deficit without raising taxes. He didn’t bring up the government shutdown that preceded the budget deal, as he campaigned door to door last week.
One week from today, Minnesota voters go to the polls in a primary election to narrow the list of candidates for the November campaigns.
There’s just 100 days away from the election and a new poll shows President Obama is the more likeable candidate.
A few hundred Minnesotans will see their name on a 2012 election ballot seeking state legislative, federal or judicial office.
Candidates have begun filing to run for elected positions ranging from the Minnesota Legislature to the U.S. Congress.
With all the focus on the Republican candidates, President Obama is putting together re-election campaign offices around the country including one here in Minnesota.
Normally overlooked, Minnesota Republicans reveled in a chance to sway a party presidential nominating contest in Tuesday night caucuses that for once were on the radar of all the major contenders.
One of the The biggest local political stories this week is the announcement by Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann that she will run for re-election in Minnesota’s Sixth Congressional District.
The race for the Republican presidential nomination is deeply unsettled with an anything-can-happen feel six weeks before Iowans start the state-by-state process of choosing a GOP challenger for President Barack Obama.
Voters in Minneapolis and the Brooklyn Park area are narrowing their choices to fill two open Minnesota Senate seats in special primary elections on Tuesday.
Pledging fidelity to the Constitution and vowing to carry the tea party’s banner to Washington, the Republicans chasing the GOP’s presidential nomination are pitching themselves as the strongest candidate to roll back four years of President Barack Obama’s tenure.
The financial picture for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination race began coming into clearer focus with Friday’s deadline for candidates to report how much cash they have in the bank and how many bills they have to pay.
The 12 candidates running to be the next mayor of Brooklyn Park now have less than a week to woo voters before residents vote on Saturday.