Former Sen. Norm Coleman Endorses Karin Housley For Franken’s SeatFormer U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman has endorsed Republican state Sen. Karin Housely in the race for Al Franken’s former U.S. Senate seat.
Pawlenty Says He Won't Run For Franken's Senate SeatIn an interview Tuesday with FOX Business, the Republican shut the door on the possibility that he’d lend his considerable name recognition to the race against Democratic Sen. Tina Smith in November.
GOP Primaries Set For Legislative Special ElectionsRepublicans running in special elections for two legislative seats are heading for a primary.
Karin Housley Says She's Raised More Than $150K For Senate RaceRepublican Karin Housley says she's raised more than $150,000 in just a couple of weeks since announcing her run for the U.S. Senate.
Name Recognition A Problem As Sen. Smith Eyes Special ElectionSen. Tina Smith has been in office for only a matter of days, but she has already traveled throughout the state, meeting with constituents and laying the groundwork for an extraordinary political campaign.
State Sets February Special Election For Departing SenatorThe state will hold a special election Feb. 9 to replace a state senator leaving office.
Dayton Calls December Special Election To Fill House SeatGov. Mark Dayton is calling a special election to fill an open seat in the House triggered by a veteran Democrat's death after a short battle with cancer.
2 Minn. House Districts Hold Special ElectionsTwo Minnesota House districts are holding special elections to replace lawmakers who resigned after the last election.
Minn. Lawmakers Formally Submit Resignations Two state representatives have formally submitted their resignations, allowing Gov. Mark Dayton to set special elections to fill their seats.
Gov. Scott Walker Defeats Recall EffortWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker beat back a recall challenge Tuesday, winning both the right to finish his term and a voter endorsement of his strategy to curb state spending, which included the explosive measure that eliminated union rights for most public workers.
Democrat Wins Special Election For MN Senate Vacancy Democratic state Rep. Lyle Koenen won a special election in western Minnesota on Tuesday to select a new state senator to replace Democrat Gary Kubly, who died in early March.
Special Election In Jan. To Fill Pogemiller's SeatA special election will be held in about 10 weeks to fill the state Senate seat vacated when Larry Pogemiller (POHG'-uh-mill-er) agreed this week to take a position in the governor's cabinet.