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.
Democrats seeking a northeastern Minnesota congressional seat waited for workers to end shifts at mines and mills and invaded restaurants Monday in a final push for votes ahead of a too-close-to-call primary.
A political fund targeting Republicans is going after GOP Rep. Chip Cravaack with $120,000 of TV and online ads in northeastern Minnesota.
Outside groups are spending significant amounts to sway voters for Democrats Tarryl Clark and Rick Nolan ahead of Tuesday’s primary in northeastern Minnesota.
Gov. Mark Dayton is making an endorsement in the race for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District.
Democrat Tarryl Clark has picked up the support of former President Bill Clinton as she faces two primary rivals in northeastern Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District.
Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack has almost $900,000 to spend as he runs for re-election in a nationally watched race in northeastern Minnesota.
Democratic congressional candidate Tarryl Clark started July with nearly $260,000 to spend on an Aug. 14 primary against two fellow Democrats in northeastern Minnesota’s 8th District.
After being swept into office on a tea party tide, Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack is now portraying himself as a middle-of-the-road lawmaker as he tries to keep his job in a northeastern Minnesota district with a long tradition of electing Democrats.
Democrat Tarryl Clark is fighting the impression that she lacks ties to northeastern Minnesota after moving to Duluth to run for Congress.
Republican U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack (crah-VACK’) says there’s little difference between the three Democrats competing to challenge him in one of the country’s battlegrounds for control of Congress.
The state DFL party has endorsed former congressman Rick Nolan to oppose Republican U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack in the state’s 8th Congressional District.
A candidate in Minnesota’s closely watched 8th congressional district race says she’ll take her campaign for the Democratic nomination directly to a summer primary.
Former state Sen. Tarryl Clark says she’s raised more than $228,000 in the third quarter in her bid to unseat GOP U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack.