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.
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.
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.
Primary voters in 40 legislative districts are picking candidates for a major legislative election in November.
Even though it’s not on the primary ballot, the hotly-debated marriage amendment appears to be drawing voters to the polls this Tuesday.
A few key things worth knowing about Minnesota’s primary election Tuesday.
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.
Minnesota’s primary election is likely to stay in August for the foreseeable future.
PBS Nightly business reporter Tom Hudson has a big assignment today.
In a strange twist, Wisconsin’s primary on Tuesday will feature one candidate who doesn’t even want to be in office.
St. Paul Democrats are picking between three candidates for Minnesota Senate in a special primary election on Tuesday.
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 […]
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