Voter Turnout

A Quick Look At Minn. Primary Races

There’s close attention being paid to the Republican governor’s race. The four-way race is the most hotly contested primary in 20 years. Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson has the official party endorsement, and on Tuesday night, we’ll see how much that matters.


Hernandez Wins GOP Nod To Take On Minn.’s McCollum

Tony Hernandez has won the Republican primary to challenge Rep. Betty McCollum for Minnesota’s St. Paul-area congressional seat.


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Minn.’s Paulsen Wins GOP Primary In Reelection Bid

Rep. Erik Paulsen has won his primary as he tries for a third term in Congress representing the Twin Cities’ western suburbs.


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Minnesota Primaries One Week Away

One week from today, Minnesota voters go to the polls in a primary election to narrow the list of candidates for the November campaigns.


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Romney Turns From Primaries, Toward Obama

Mitt Romney is turning away from his primary opponents and toward Democratic President Barack Obama after sweeping three more Republican contests.


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With No Staff, Bachmann Mails Paper For N.H. Primary

In keeping with the scant attention she has paid to New Hampshire, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann has signed up by mail to get on the state’s presidential primary ballot instead of showing up in person or having someone else do it for her.


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Bachmann’s Latest Campaign Video

Republican Presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann has released a new campaign video.


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Fla. Might Disrupt Presidential Primary Schedule

In a virtual replay of 2008, Florida is bucking national Democrats and Republicans in planning an early presidential primary, an act of defiance that creates strategic challenges for GOP candidates and could unravel the parties’ primary calendar next year.


8/25/10 John Hines with Kathryn Pearson

John (in for Michele) welcomed Kathryn Pearson from the University of Minnesota to the show to discuss last nights primaries and whether the Tea Party had an effect on them or not…