A Minnesota House committee is hearing a bill that would shift Minnesota’s primary election from August to June.
UM Political Science professor Kathryn Pearson reviewed Tuesday’s primary results
Primary voters in 40 legislative districts are picking candidates for a major legislative election in November.
Statewide turnout was expected to be low as voting in a rare August primary began Tuesday, but two competitive races to pick Minnesota congressional challengers were generating interest in the northeastern and southern parts of the state.
People across the state head to the polls on Tuesday to vote in Minnesota’s primary election. It’s a vital step in the 2012 campaign as the results will decide which match-ups we’ll see on the ballot in November.
Dave Lee talked with Hamline University political science expert David Schultz about Pawlenty’s plans on the WCCO Morning News