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Esme’s Blog: How The Amendments Hurt Republicans

The Republican leaders in the Minnesota Legislature believed putting the Voter ID and Marriage Amendments on the ballot would increase voter turnout, help Republican candidates statewide, and boost their majorities in both houses of the legislature.

11/10/2012

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Some Minn. Lawmakers Face Gay Marriage Conflict

Minnesota lawmakers got a strong pulse of where their constituents stand in the statewide vote on a proposed constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

11/09/2012

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‘Vote No’ Supporters Re-Screen T-Shirts To Say ‘Voted No’

On Thursday night, some of those who wore “Vote No” T-shirts before the election had them screened to say they voted no on the marriage amendment.

11/08/2012

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Vikes’ Kluwe Pleased By Marriage Amendment Defeat

Vikings punter Chris Kluwe says he dislikes politics and doesn’t plan any more activism, following his high-profile efforts to encourage defeat of Minnesota’s marriage amendment.

11/07/2012

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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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Marriage Amendment Signs Taken Down From Metro Churches

A spokesman for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says signs supporting the proposed amendment to ban gay marriage in Minnesota were left up at two churches by mistake.

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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Amendments, Not Candidates, Top Minn. Ticket

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.

11/06/2012

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Marriage Amendment Volunteers Down To The Wire

The Marriage Amendment vote will be a closely watched race on Election Tuesday.

11/05/2012

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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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Q&A: Minnesota’s Marriage Amendment

After a long and expensive campaign about the definition of marriage, Minnesotans vote Tuesday on whether the state constitution should be amended to prohibit same-sex couples from legally marrying in the state.

11/05/2012

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Ritchie: Expect Voting Results Delays In St. Louis County

State officials think we might have to wait some time before learning the election results. So if you’re staying up Tuesday night to see how things shake out, expect that it will be a late night.

11/05/2012

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Talking Points: Both Sides Of The Marriage Amendment

A new poll out late last night suggests public opinion has shifted against the Marriage Amendment.

11/04/2012

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Weighing Both Sides Of The Marriage Amendment

In two days, Minnesota voters will decide on a constitutional ammendment to define marriage as between one man and one woman.

11/04/2012

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For Minn. Gay Couples, Marriage Vote Is Personal

Barb Weller and Marg France finish each other’s sentences the way longtime couples do, and after 19 years together it’s no surprise how they feel about commitment and next week’s vote on whether to enshrine Minnesota’s gay marriage ban in the state constitution.

11/02/2012

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Brad Pitt Donates $100K For Gay Marriage Effort

Brad Pitt has agreed to donate $100,000 to help the Human Rights Campaign raise money for its efforts to support same-sex marriage initiatives in several states.

10/31/2012

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Opponents Of Gay Marriage Ban Raise $3M In 1 Month

The principal group working to defeat Minnesota’s constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage raised $3 million in the final stretch of the race.

10/30/2012

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Marriage Amendment Opponents Rally At U of Minn.

Opponents of Minnesota’s constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage are pushing to get out the vote as the race enters its pivotal final week.

10/29/2012

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On Gay Marriage Vote, Seniors A Tough Crowd

The word “homosexual” was rarely uttered in public when Louise Pardee was growing up, but now the 81-year-old is dialing up fellow Minnesota senior citizens trying to convince them gay relationships are nothing to fear.

10/29/2012

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Reality Check: New, Deceptive Marriage Amendment Ad

The group supporting the proposed marriage amendment released its fourth TV ad on Thursday.

10/25/2012

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Ad Claims Gay Marriage Would Be Taught In Schools

Supporters of a Minnesota constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage are airing a new TV ad that says legalizing gay marriage could expose schoolchildren to teaching about same-sex relationships even if their parents oppose them.

10/25/2012

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SCSU Survey: More Voting No On Marriage Amendment

According to a new survey of 600 randomly-chosen Minnesotans of voting age, St. Cloud State University pollsters found that of likely voters, 51 percent planned to vote against the constitutional amendment to define marriage as solely between one man and one woman.

10/25/2012

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NYC’s Bloomberg: $500K To Gay Marriage Campaigns

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating $125,000 to defeat the constitutional gay marriage ban on Minnesota’s November ballot.

10/22/2012

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Kluwe Stars In Latest MN United Ad, Urges To ‘Vote No’

Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is the latest to appear in a Minnesotans United for All Families ad, which urges people to vote no on the marriage amendment.

10/16/2012

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Marriage Amendment Signs Vandalized In Bemidji

A Bemidji church official says he’s not discouraged after more than a dozen signs supporting the marriage amendment hanging outside the building were vandalized.

10/16/2012

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