With 35 candidates, the Mayor’s race in Minneapolis is so crowded that candidates have complained about not being invited to candidate forums and being ignored by the news media.
The race of contenders to take over as mayor of Minneapolis just got one more name smaller after Jim Thomas announced he is suspending his bid. Thomas said he is now backing Mark Andrew to take over the office.
The biggest and most surprising political story of the week is that former WCCO Anchor Don Shelby is considering running for Congress against Republican Rep. Erik Paulsen in Minnesota’s Third Congressional District.
In the coming weeks and months you will hear more about one of the most unusual elections in Minnesota history — the November 2013 Minneapolis mayor’s race. It’s going to be different because the person who comes in first may not be the winner in the end.
A conservative Minnesota State Senator is the latest candidate to jump into the 2014 race for Governor. Lakeville Republican Dave Thompson officially entered the race today promising as Governor to “get out of the way” of business.
Former Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Zellers is joining the race for governor, saying he would bring a middle-class family man’s sensibility to the job.
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.
MN Secretary of State Mark Ritchie talks with Chad about why he has decided not to run for reelection in 2014.
Memorial Day weekend is hardly campaign season so you may have been surprised to see that 18 months before voters go to the polls, Rep. Michele Bachmann is already running campaign ads. It’s an unusual move for any candidate much less one who is a nationally recognized figure.
The Democrat who narrowly lost to U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann last year is seeking a rematch. The St. Cloud Times reports Thursday that businessman Jim Graves will run again for Congress in Minnesota’s 6th District.
Polls are open for the spring election in Wisconsin. Voters Tuesday are deciding races for state superintendent and Supreme Court, among many other local contests.
Two years as Minnesota’s governor hasn’t made Mark Dayton any more predictable after a long career marked by unexpected decisions and unorthodox moves.
For more than two hours, the drama unfolded live on every major American TV network. First, the white smoke. Then the curtains open.
A Minnesota judge has ruled that election officials must randomly cancel 35 ballots in a tight legislative race due to a counting error.
Minnesota Republicans had a rough election night. Two constitutional amendments they had counted on to help drive Conservative voter turnout not only failed but appeared to have the opposite effect.