Questions In The Push For Minnesota To Host A PrimaryMinnesota lawmakers are starting to wade through how to switch from presidential caucuses from a primary.
Minn. Lawmaker Calls For Switch From Caucus To PrimaryOpponents of Minnesota's precinct caucus system are renewing calls to do away with the state's participation-intensive voting process. Rep. Pat Garofalo announced Tuesday night as votes were coming in that he planned to author a bill to replace the state's caucus system with a presidential primary.
Want To Vote In The Minnesota Caucuses? Here's What You Need To KnowBoth parties in Minnesota hold their caucus on the same day as 12 other states -- Super Tuesday. Here's a quick rundown of what you need to know if you want to take part:
After Poor Primary Turnout, June Talk ResurfacesDismal turnout in another August primary election has rekindled talk of shifting future ones forward to June.
Minnesota Primary Turnout Estimated At 9.8 PercentThe Secretary of State's office estimates that only 9.8 percent of eligible voters cast ballots in Minnesota's primary election. Spokesman Nathan Bowie says the turnout number is preliminary and unofficial. He says it won't be finalized until counties finish submitting data.
Johnson Emerges To Take GOP Governor Primary Hennepin County commissioner Jeff Johnson has captured the Republican nomination for Minnesota governor over three major rivals.
Otto Beats Entenza In Auditor Race State Auditor Rebecca Otto has survived a primary challenge from former House Minority Leader Matt Entenza. Entenza dipped deep into his personal wealth to try to grab the Democratic nomination. But Otto had the party's backing and cruised to an easy victory.
Loon Turns Back Challenge Over Gay Marriage State Rep. Jenifer Loon, the second-ranking Republican in the Minnesota House, has survived a primary challenge brought on by her vote in favor of gay marriage.
McFadden Wins Minn. GOP Senate Primary Businessman Mike McFadden has won Minnesota's Republican Senate primary and will take on Sen. Al Franken in November.
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.
Reality Check: Voter Turnout Expected To Be Low In Primary ElectionMinnesota 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.
Johnson Says He Won't Go Negative On GOP Rivals Endorsed Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson says he doesn't intend to wage a negative campaign against three fellow GOP hopefuls who are challenging him in an August primary.