Because elderly people face a greater risk of complications from COVID-19, elections officials worried about a shortage of poll workers. Instead, local election officials were overwhelmed with applications.
The 2020 election’s anomalies are the first place the parties will look when planning for the next election.
The polls were wrong again this year, at least in some places.
A Trump video targeting Florida’s growing Venezuelan American population falsely claimed that Venezuela’s socialist regime wanted Biden to win. But President Nicolás Maduro has said that he opposed both candidates.
The announcement that Joe Biden was projected to defeat President Donald Trump has sparked celebrations around Minneapolis — and in several other cities around the country.
As in past elections, the Democrat’s victory was driven by votes from the Twin Cities suburbs.
Despite efforts by the Trump campaign to turn his narrow 2016 loss into a 2020 victory, in the end Biden led the state by a comfortable margin.
Peterson’s defeat will bring to a close a 30-year career in Congress and ensure a new chair for the House Agriculture Committee.
Voters talk about their votes.
It’s a long wait for results on Election Day. Here are some great reads that will also make you better-informed about the election.
A lot of election results should be known on Tuesday night. But not all of them.
From bellwether Legislature races to congressional district vote totals, here are the things MinnPost writers will be paying attention to as Minnesota starts counting votes Tuesday.
The time it takes mail to arrive from abroad makes the impact of Thursday’s ruling that ballots received after Election Day be separated more acute.
The court ruled that ballots received after 8 p.m. must be segregated from other ballots to allow for their removal from vote totals in the presidential election, pending further judicial review.
The Third District went over to Democrats in the 2018 election wave. It looks set to stay that way.
The data offers a look at the state of the races that are likely to determine control of the Legislature, particularly the state Senate.
The most recent reports show money raised and spent between September 15 and Oct. 19.
At stake in the 2020 election is control of the Minnesota Senate — and a role in deciding what congressional and legislative districts will look like for the next decade.
Always, always flip your ballot.
The northern Minnesota district used to be reliably Democratic. Now, its Republican representative isn’t running from his party — in fact he’s trying to sound even more conservative.