Black Churches Mobilizing Voters Despite COVID-19 ChallengesFor the Rev. Jimmy Gates Sr., the 2008 presidential election year was one to remember — and not just because it yielded a historic result as the nation elected its first Black president.
2nd Congressional District Voters Torn Over Ruling Election To Take Place In Nov.The election was being postponed until February because of the recent death of Legal Marijuana Now party candidate Adam Weeks. Now candidates and voters are adjusting to election whiplash.
Judge Rules Election For 2nd District Will Happen In November, Not Next YearEarlier, Democratic Congresswoman Angie Craig filed a lawsuit to ask the courts to let the 2nd District Congressional race proceed in the November election. This came after Legal Marijuana Now Party candidate Adam Weeks died.
Some Turned Down To Be Election Day Poll Workers, Despite Need During COVID PandemicMinnesota's Secretary of State's Office says there's been a surge of younger voters wanting to help, but there are still certain requirements on who can be an election judge. Some poll workers can be turned away due to party affiliation.
'Every MN Voter Should Feel Confident': Sec. Of State Responds To Report Ex-Special Forces Being Recruited To Guard Polling PlacesAccording to the report, the group Atlas Aegis, described as a private security company run by veterans and based in Tennessee, seeks a "large contingent" of recruits "to make sure that the Antifas don't try to destroy the election sites."
Stuck In A Long Line At The Polls? You Can Get A Snack Delivered For FreePizza to the Polls is partnering with Uber Eats to help feed voters stuck in long lines on Election Day and during early voting in Minneapolis and 24 other cities around the country.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers To Mobilize National Guard To Serve As Poll Workers On Aug. 11Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says the Wisconsin National Guard will be assisting in the state’s primary elections next week.
Most Minnesota School Referendums Pass; St. Paul Garbage Vote A Victory For Mayor CarterThe White Bear Lake school district passed the largest school referendum in Minnesota history, at $326 million, to handle an expected surge in enrollment.
'Kids Are Our Future': Communities Prepare To Vote On School Referendums On Election DayTuesday is election day and school funding will be on the ballot in many communities around the state.
Minnesotans Are Showing Up At The Polls On Election DayAccording to the precinct's Head Judge, turnout is high, but so is turnover.
CBS News Political Director & Husband Welcome 'Election Day Baby'CBS News Political Director Caitlin Conant and her husband Alex welcomed their "Election Day baby" Tuesday morning, five minutes before polls opened.
Democrats 'Upbeat,' 'Confident' Ahead Of Election ResultsWCCO's Esme Murphy spoke with Democrats on Election Day who said they're upbeat and very confident, especially with reports of strong turnouts in DFL strongholds like the immediate Twin Cities and Duluth.
More Than 615K Absentee, Mail-In Ballots Received In MNMinneapolis estimates nearly 70,000 voters have cast their ballots as of noon, and more than 51,000 Minneapolis voters cast early ballots.
Minnesota's Candidates Tweet Their Election Day ActivitiesOn social media, many of Minnesota's candidates in major races shared messages about the importance of voting.
Free Fries, Coffee & Beer: Election Day Deals In MinnesotaFree cookies, fries and alcohol -- plus other deals and discounts on Election Day.