Election 2010

Michele Bachmann

Esme’s Blog: Bachmann Surges

Anyone who has any doubt about Rep. Michele Bachmann pulling off a presidential bid can bury those doubts now.


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Dayton Gets Election Certificate In Minn.

Gov.-elect Mark Dayton is officially certified as the winner of the Minnesota governor’s race, more than six weeks after the election.


(credit: Tom Horner for Governor of Minnesota)

Minn. GOP Targets Its Own For Backing IP’s Horner

The Minnesota GOP is punishing two former governors and a former U.S. senator for backing the Independence Party candidate in the governor’s race, according to Minnesota Public Radio.


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Recount Redux: Sorting Ballots In Gov. Race

Election officials around Minnesota are cracking the seals on ballot boxes as they launch a recount in the state’s governor’s race.


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Ramsey County: Emmer’s Recount Case Flawed

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer is waiting to hear if the Minnesota Supreme Court will hear an emergency claim that there may have been more votes than voters in the election this year.


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Elections Cause Concern For Some Who Lost Clout

There was a tinge of apprehension behind some of the smiles at the ribbon-cutting for the Liberty Lodge. And underneath the updates about a new public swimming pool and potential bus service, there was an unspoken uncertainty among some at the local chamber luncheon.


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Candidate Concedes Austin Mayoral Race

The re-count is over in the Austin mayoral race. And, the result is the same. Incumbent Mayor Tom Stiehm keeps his job.


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Esme’s Blog: Recount Endpoint: Dec. 14

The timeline for the governor’s recount was announced today. It will start on Nov. 29 and it is supposed to end on Dec. 14. One can only hope that this time the process will end when the recount ends and not after a lengthy legal battle.