State Sen. Dave Thompson says he’s giving up his leadership post in the Minnesota Senate because of his candidacy for governor. Thompson resigned as assistant minority leader in a Wednesday letter to top Republican senators.
Rep. John Kline says he’s not interested in running for the U.S. Senate or governor next year. Kline said Friday he wants to take his name off the table now so it will help others who might run against Democratic Sen. Al Franken or Gov. Mark Dayton.
A new study ranks Minnesota near the top for the way it handles its elections. All 50 states were ranked by the Pew Charitable Trusts.
Narrow wins by Republican Mary Franson and Democrat Kevin Dahle (dahl) in legislative recounts have become official.
They’re counting ballots again in two Minnesota legislative districts. Automatic recounts were getting under way near Alexandria and Northfield to determine if narrow leads by the apparent winners hold up.
You can’t sway some voters, no matter what happens. In Rochester, the city council president, Dennis Hanson, won re-election. But the thing is Hanson died back in June.
This morning, we’re still waiting on results from a hand count in the city of Minneapolis.
There were a few voting problems around the state as about three million voters hit the polls for Election Day.
Minnesota voters had the economy weighing heavily on their minds as they decided Tuesday whether to extend Democrats’ long dominance of presidential politics in the state. Meanwhile, the state’s voters cast ballots on two proposals to significantly rewrite the state’s constitution.
President Barack Obama will soon find out if a last-minute tightening of presidential polls in Minnesota means he’ll lose a state that’s reliably backed Democrats for decades.
Democrats are watching a northeastern Minnesota race as one of their top chances for a pickup in the U.S. House.
We’re less than 24 hours away from the polls opening for the general elections, and candidates are spending their Monday making a final push for voters.
Minnesota has historically been a place a Democratic presidential nominee could count on. Through presidential landslides and squeakers, the party’s nominee has won the state in every presidential election since 1976.
Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann and Democratic challenger Jim Graves clashed over a bridge outside Minnesota’s 6th District as they faced each other in their first debate Tuesday.
Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack is defending his family’s move out of state last year by disclosing that his older son has autism.