Election 2012

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Minnesota Rejects Gay Marriage Ban In Constitution

Minnesota voters have rejected a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage.

11/06/2012

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Obama Wins Re-Election, Will Serve Second Term

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.

11/06/2012

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Klobuchar Wins U.S. Senate Race Over Bills

It looks like Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar has secured her seat in the U.S. Senate, according to CBS News.

11/06/2012

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Some Mpls. Precincts Dealing With Mechanical Issue

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.

11/06/2012

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DeBlog: Election Night In The WCCO Newsroom

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. […]

11/06/2012

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Bomb Threat Disrupts Voting At MN Polling Place

Polling was temporarily halted at a polling station in Yellow Medicine County as authorities investigated a potential bomb threat, according to officials there.

11/06/2012

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Ryan Votes In Wisconsin Hometown

Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan has cast his ballot in the 2012 elections, saying he feels good about his ticket’s chances.

11/06/2012

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Voters Report Hour-Plus Waits At Twin Cities Polls

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.

11/06/2012

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DeBlog: Why Are We Seeing Political Ads On Election Day?

A lot of you are emailing asking why we’re seeing political campaign ads on TV on Election Day.

11/06/2012

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What Minnesotans Are Saying This 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.

11/06/2012

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Roseville Cookie Poll Gives Romney The Edge

It’s not at all scientific, but it is delicious: A Minnesota bakery is offering Obama and Romney cookies to test its customers’ preference in the presidential race.

11/06/2012

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Wis. Voters Face Tight Senate, Presidential Races

Wisconsin Republicans are hoping that a native son on the ticket in Tuesday’s presidential election will be the answer to ending their 28-year losing streak, which dates back to when Ronald Reagan won re-election in a nationwide landslide.

11/06/2012

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Duluth Precinct Supplies Outdated Ballot

Election officials in Duluth say they have scrambled to replace a bad ballot that was briefly supplied to voters in one precinct. The ballot listed a Democratic state lawmaker whose name had been removed after he decided not to seek re-election.

11/06/2012

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Some May Suffer From Post-Election Depression

Once the election results are in, you might find yourself very happy or very disappointed, depending on the outcome. It may be difficult to mask how you are feeling when you are around your co-workers or people with whom you’d rather not talk politics.

11/06/2012

Voting Stickers

5 Things To Know About Minnesota’s Election

Minnesota voters are weighing in on dozens of races, including ballot initiatives about gay marriage and voter ID, the presidential race, representatives for Congress and the U.S. Senate.

11/05/2012

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