Primary Election

Voter Turnout

Reality Check: Voter Turnout Expected To Be Low In Primary Election

Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie is estimating a low turnout for Tuesday’s statewide primary election. Out of 3.1 million Minnesota voters, only 10-15 percent will turn out, according to Ritchie.

08/11/2014

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Quist Over Parry In Minnesota’s 1st District

Former state Rep. Allen Quist made a political comeback Tuesday, beating state Sen. Mike Parry in the Republican primary to challenge U.S. Rep. Tim Walz in southern Minnesota.

08/14/2012

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Primary Voters Make Picks For Minn. Legislature

Primary voters in 40 legislative districts are picking candidates for a major legislative election in November.

08/14/2012

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Confused Few Hit Polls To Vote On Marriage Amendment

Even though it’s not on the primary ballot, the hotly-debated marriage amendment appears to be drawing voters to the polls this Tuesday.

08/14/2012

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5 Things To Know: Minnesota’s Tuesday Primary

A few key things worth knowing about Minnesota’s primary election Tuesday.

08/13/2012

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Talking Points: Don’t Forget About MN’s Primary

So its mid-August and you’re focused on the Olympics, maybe some back-to-school shopping and the State Fair is right around the corner. You may not realize that there is a major political event happening this week.

08/12/2012

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Minn. Senate Rejects Bill To Move Primary To June

Minnesota’s primary election is likely to stay in August for the foreseeable future.

04/23/2012

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PBS Business Reporter Hosts Iowa Candidate Forum

PBS Nightly business reporter Tom Hudson has a big assignment today.

11/01/2011

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Republican Running In Democrats’ Wis. Primary Election

In a strange twist, Wisconsin’s primary on Tuesday will feature one candidate who doesn’t even want to be in office.

07/07/2011

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St. Paul Dems Pick Former Rep For Senate Race

St. Paul Democrats are picking between three candidates for Minnesota Senate in a special primary election on Tuesday.

03/29/2011

Saturday Night with Esme Murphy – 8/14/10

President Obama commented on the proposed Islamic Center Friday during an observance of Ramadan.  But what is the month-long ritual practiced throughout the religion?  Amin Kadir, President of the Islamic Institute of Minnesota, explains. This […]

08/15/2010

John Williams 8-11-10

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Senator Mark Dayton Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer Independent gubernatorial candidate Tom Horner Why aren’t companies hiring? Blood diamonds and why Naomi Campbell should take this issue seriously

08/11/2010

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