Rep. Michele Bachmann has been at the center of many memorable moments in Minnesota politics in recent years. Here is a collection of some of the most notable or most watched videos on WCCO.COM from recent years.
The Minnesota Supreme Court says the Democratic Party had the authority to put another candidate’s name on the ballot after Rep. Kerry Gauthier decided he would not seek re-election for his Duluth-area legislative seat.
Republican Rep. Mary Franson is keeping a slim lead over her Democratic challenger in a recount of their western Minnesota state House race.
Most of Minnesota’s 2012 election results are on the verge of becoming official. The five-member State Canvassing Board planned to ratify vote counts for races across the state.
Ah, Thanksgiving. A little turkey, some cranberry mold, maybe apple pie with ice cream, some football on TV. Getting together with the cousins. Catching up beside the fire. Togetherness.
Minnesota’s closest legislative race is headed for court before it reaches a probable recount.
Democratic hotelier Jim Graves has conceded the election to incumbent Republican and tea party favorite Michele Bachmann, who has now won her fourth term in Congress.
In a state that saw a number of extremely close races, none could’ve been closer than Minnesota’s Legislative District 8B. With more than 21,000 ballots cast, only one vote currently separates a Republican Minnesota House incumbent from her Democratic challenger.
Paul Ryan came up short in his vice presidential bid, but he’s sure to remain a key leader of the Republican Party when he returns to Washington and the congressional seat he easily retained Tuesday night.
Wisconsin Republicans have retaken full control of state government, winning majorities in both the Senate and Assembly and erasing Democrats’ gains in last summer’s recalls.
Women and minorities helped President Obama secured Wisconsin’s 10 electoral votes. Fifty-seven percent of women and 94 percent of blacks supported the president, while Republican challenger Mitt Romney drew a slight majority of male voters.
Minnesota Republicans are probably tired of hearing that no GOP presidential candidate has carried the state since Richard Nixon in 1972.
Minnesotans have rejected a constitutional amendment that would have required a photo ID before they could vote in future elections.
Democrat Rick Nolan has beaten Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack (kruh-VAK’) to recapture a northeastern Minnesota seat long considered Democratic turf.
Republican and tea party favorite Michele Bachmann has beaten Democratic hotelier Jim Graves to win her fourth term in Congress.
Minnesota voters have rejected a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage.
Barack Obama has won re-election to a second term as president, beating back a fierce challenge from Republican Mitt Romney. Obama prevailed despite a weak economy and high unemployment.
It looks like Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar has secured her seat in the U.S. Senate, according to CBS News.
The city of Minneapolis says voting machines in a small number of its precincts are experiencing mechanical issues. City Clerk Casey Carl says the issue is affecting about 10 of the city’s 117 precincts.
There’s always excitement in the air in a TV Newsroom on Election night. Everyone’s working at night. People are fanning out across the state to cover all the big races: the amendments, the competitive U.S. […]
Polling was temporarily halted at a polling station in Yellow Medicine County as authorities investigated a potential bomb threat, according to officials there.
Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan has cast his ballot in the 2012 elections, saying he feels good about his ticket’s chances.
Minnesota polling precincts have opened across the state to welcome waiting voters. Light drizzle was falling in the eastern part of the state, but was moving out and a dry day was forecast.
A lot of you are emailing asking why we’re seeing political campaign ads on TV on Election Day.
Across Minnesota, millions of people cast votes Tuesday in races including the White House, Senate, Congress, the Legislature, two proposed constitutional amendments, and many more local races. Here’s what they’re saying.