Ruling: Gauthier Had Right To Withdraw From RaceThe 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.
Duluth Precinct Supplies Outdated BallotElection officials in Duluth say they have scrambled to replace a bad ballot that was briefly supplied to voters in one precinct.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.
Statewide Results For 2012 Election Could Be Latest EverIt could be a late night before we know the results of this year's election.
Minn. Supreme Court Removes Gauthier From Ballot Minnesota Democrats won a lifeline Tuesday in their effort to hang on to a Duluth-area legislative seat after a disgraced Democratic lawmaker dropped his re-election bid.
Minn. Dems Sue To Replace Candidate On BallotMinnesota Democrats and a write-in House candidate are suing to replace a Democratic state lawmaker on the ballot after he had a sexual encounter with a 17-year-old boy.
Duluth Democrats Meet To Nominate House CandidateDuluth Democrats meet Saturday to nominate a write-in candidate for the seat of a lawmaker who dropped out after a rest-stop sex scandal.
Controversy Brews With Lawmaker On Paid Leave During Porn CaseThere’s more controversy brewing at the State Capitol and this time, it’s over a Minnesota House staffer being paid while he's on leave.
Some Lawmakers Upset At Swift Passing Of Flood Aid Bill The Minnesota legislature has passed and sent to the Governor a bill for emergency aid in Northeastern Minnesota, including Duluth. The freak summer storm blew out roads and bridges, and buried hundreds of Duluth homes in flood water.
Minn. House Takes No Action Against GauthierThe Republican-controlled Minnesota House has adjourned without taking action against a Democratic member involved in a rest-stop sexual encounter with a 17-year-old boy.
Minn. Lawmaker In Rest-Stop Scandal Still SilentThe Minnesota state lawmaker involved in a sex scandal involving a 17-year-old boy at a rest stop maintained his public silence Tuesday as another Democratic candidate for his seat emerged.
Top Republicans Call For Road Stop Sex Scandal Rep. To QuitTwo days after embattled House Democrat Kerry Gauthier was admitted to St Luke's Hospital on Wednesday for unknown reasons, top House Republican and the Republican Chairman of the Public Safety Committee on which Gauthier is a member says the Duluth Representative should be removed.
Police: Rep. Admitted To Rest Stop Sex Acts With Teen, 17A Minnesota State Representative was allegedly involved in a sexual act at a public rest room near Proctor, Minn., according to recently released police documents.