Both candidates break old state record by nearly 77,000 votes
Pollsters’ numbers suggest turnout may well exceed 2002’s record 64.9 percent mark, but are those numbers reliable?
Emmer continues to highlight voter ID as core issue to 2010 campaign; popular issue may be the lure to get conservative Democrats onto his coalition’s hook
Many of the 11 DFL defectors represent vulnerable House districts; Norm Coleman carried nine of these districts in 2008, including eight by double digits
Average ‘red state’ primary date is June 15th, while average ‘blue state’ date is July 23rd. ‘Purple state’ average date is July 11th
Despite the characterization that caucus night was a quiet night for Republicans in some media reports, GOP turnout nonetheless increased by more than 20 percent since the last time the party was searching for its gubernatorial nominee back in 2002
Less than half utilized 2nd choice option in mayoral race; voter turnout down by 25,000+ from 2005
Last Friday four of Minnesota’s prominent leaders on election reform convened at the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs to discuss what work needs to be done for the Gopher State to improve on its nationally renowned election system. Moderated by…
Two leaders from the State Capitol will be speaking at a forum hosted by the Humphrey Institute on Friday morning to pinpoint reforms that could be made in the Minnesota election system to avoid recount pitfalls in the future. DFL…
More than two hundred Minnesotans – from party leaders, to legislators, to mayors, to city council members, to interested citizens – rallied in support of ranked choice voting at a fundraising event held for FairVote Minnesota in Minneapolis Tuesday evening….