Primary Election

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GOP Senators Seek To Fast-Forward Primary Election To March

A group of Republican state senators wants Minnesota to shift its primary election up from August to March in time for next year’s presidential race.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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5 Things To Know: Minnesota’s Tuesday Primary

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


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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.


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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.


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PBS Business Reporter Hosts Iowa Candidate Forum

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


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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.


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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.


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