Steve Simon Wins Race For Secretary Of StateSteve Simon will keep his title as Secretary of State after defeating Republican John Howe, according to projections from The Associated Press.
John Howe: 2018 Election GuideWCCO reached out to all candidates running in major Minnesota races this year.
Parade Appearance Lands Candidate, Manager In HospitalsFor Minnesota's Republican Secretary of State candidate, John Howe, Sunday's Steamboat Days parade in Carver was a perfect chance to meet and greet voters.
Secretary Of State Candidate, Campaign Manager Injured In Parade IncidentA Republican candidate for Minnesota secretary of state and his campaign manager were injured Sunday after being thrown from a parade float.
Conservative Radio Host Captures GOP Nod For Kline's Congressional SeatConservative radio host Jason Lewis captured the Republican nomination for a prized U.S. House seat, crystallizing the race for the southeastern Minnesota swing district that both parties feel they can win in November.
Dem Rep. Atkins Skips Run For Minnesota Congressional SeatVeteran Minnesota state Rep. Joe Atkins is passing on a run for Congress.The seven-term Democrat said Thursday he wouldn't seek the suburban seat being vacated by Republican Rep. John Kline. Atkins says he's looking at running for a different office in the future, but declined to say which.
GOP Avoids Primary For Secretary Of State's Office Minnesota Republicans won't have a primary for the open secretary of state's office. Former state Sen. John Howe of Red Wing pulled out of the race Thursday, clearing the way to the fall ballot for the GOP's endorsed candidate, Dan Severson. Howe lost at last weekend's state party convention but left open the possibility of pressing on to an August primary election against Severson, a former legislator who sought the office unsuccessfully in 2010.
Former Sen. Howe Declares For Secretary Of StateA former Republican legislator from Red Wing says he'll run secretary of state after the party's lone candidate dropped out. Former state Sen. John Howe entered the race Tuesday.