How Does Ranked Choice Voting Work? What Common Mistakes Do Voters Make?How does ranked choice voting work and what common mistakes do voters make? Good Question.
Emotions High In Minneapolis As Election Day Nears: 'It’s Been Quite A Bit Of Anxiety'Once again, eyes across America are on Minneapolis.
Minneapolis Residents Vote Early In Record Numbers, With Many Citing Interest In Public Safety Ballot QuestionEarly voting is up 75% in Hennepin County and an astounding 143% in Minneapolis compared to the last city election year in 2017. Lines have been long at the Minneapolis early voting center. Also, a strong turnout is still expected on Election Day.
Early Voting At Record Levels As Minneapolis Residents Will Decide The Future Of PolicingThis week's election in Minneapolis is already one for the history books. Early voting is at record levels, and many residents say they were drawn to vote over the future of the Minneapolis Police Department.
SCOTUS Hearing On Texas Abortion Law Could Be Tipping PointThe Supreme Court hearing will focus on the Texas abortion law which virtually bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, and awards $10,000 to any citizen who sues someone who made an abortion possible. Even someone driving a woman to an abortion clinic could be sued.
Election Night Is Just Two Days Away, Will You Be Voting?Sunday marks the start of a consequential week in the Twin Cities and voters will be looking at some major issues on their ballots.
People, Homes 'Vanish' Due To 2020 Census' New Privacy MethodIt's not a magic trick but rather a new statistical method the bureau is using called differential privacy, which involves the intentional addition of errors to data to obscure the identity of any given participant.
Plan To Replace Minneapolis PD Worries Many Black ResidentsThe plan, which would drop a requirement that the city have a minimum number of police officers, has aroused concern in some of the city's most dangerous neighborhoods, where many Black residents fear it would make them more vulnerable just as violent crime is spiking.
Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan Tests Positive For COVIDIn a Twitter thread, Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan explained that she tested positive on Friday after taking care of her daughter, who tested positive a week before.
Cute Moment: Baby 'Attacks' Minnesota Rep. During House Committee ZoomA Minnesota lawmaker is getting some viral attention after her baby decided to launch a light-hearted “attack” during a recent meeting.
Minneapolis Ballot 'Question 2' Draws Attention, Outside MoneyResidents in the Twin Cities can look at political flyers trying to sway voters, and see who is paying to try to influence their vote. But some of the people funding those messages don't even live in Minnesota.
'Strong Mayor' Question In Minneapolis Would Give More Power To Mayor, Less To City CouncilA proposal before Minneapolis voters would shake-up the city’s structure of government by shifting more authority to the mayor’s office and reducing the power of the city council.
Opponents Say Wisconsin GOP Maps Continue To GerrymanderRepublicans unveiled legislative and congressional maps last week that are largely based on the current districts. Democrats argue those are so unfairly drawn, the new maps should be started from scratch. Democrats and other opponents to the GOP maps want Republicans to consider alternate proposals, including ones drawn by the Gov. Evers commission.
Mayor Frey Faces Minneapolis Voters With Future Of Policing At Top Of MindMayor Jacob Frey is now in a tough fight to keep his job as the city tries to rebuild since Floyd's death in May 2020 sparked the most damaging unrest in the U.S. since the Rodney King riots.
Minnesota Lawmakers Still Can't Agree On Frontline Worker Bonus Pay Thousands of Minnesotans are still waiting for the bonus pay they were promised.