Gov.-elect Mark Dayton is officially certified as the winner of the Minnesota governor’s race, more than six weeks after the election.
Standing in the bitter cold, outside his home, Republican candidate Tom Emmer conceded the race to be the next governor of Minnesota, making the way for Democrat Mark Dayton to take the state’s top spot.
Five weeks after voters headed to the polls, Minnesota finally has a new governor.
A source close to Republican Tom Emmer says he will end his campaign for Governor Wednesday.
A spokesperson for the Minnesota Secretary of State’s Office says the canvassing board could certify a winner before the Dec. 14 deadline if the work is completed before then.
Minnesota’s top court has dealt Republican Tom Emmer another setback, one that could make it harder to sue over the unfinished governor’s race.
More than two-thirds of 949 Minnesotans surveyed over the weekend believe Republican Tom Emmer should concede the governor’s race.
Republican Tom Emmer’s dwindling hopes of a comeback win in Minnesota governor’s race depend partly on detecting flaws in the election by analyzing a statewide voter database.
Republican Tom Emmer’s attorneys withdrew nearly 2,600 frivolous challenges from Hennepin County Saturday, as the recount process continues.
Thousands of ballots will get a closer look from the lawyers in the Minnesota gubernatorial recount, but it’s becoming clearer that Republican Tom Emmer won’t overcome a lead by Democrat Mark Dayton.
As a recount in the Minnesota governor’s race nears completion with no evidence that it will change the outcome, the Republican candidate and his party face a critical decision: whether to contest the result in court or step aside and let Democrat Mark Dayton take office.
Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie has released digital images of a number of contested ballots in the Minnesota Gubernatorial race.
Thousands of Minnesota ballot challenges have been deemed frivolous in the governor’s recount. It’s up to a state board to figure out what to do with them.
All but two Democratic-leaning counties are done with their work in the Minnesota governor recount, and the process so far hasn’t produced any major vote swings.
Scanned images of challenged ballots from Minnesota’s governor’s race recount are now available online.