MinnRoast appeal raises $42,618 for 2016 election coverage

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
Executive editor Andrew Putz and publisher Andrew Wallmeyer making the appeal during MinnRoast 2016.

Proceeds from this year’s MinnRoast special appeal will help fund our election coverage this fall. Thank you to the more than 230 individuals who came forward — either at the event or online — to pledge $42,618 in support of MinnPost’s coverage.

Among other things, their support will help…

  • our Washington correspondent, Sam Brodey, cover the national conventions in Philadelphia and Cleveland
  • reporters Briana Bierschbach, Peter Callaghan and Doug Grow file stories from around Greater Minnesota on the issues that are likely to swing state legislative contests
  • our data team report on how unlimited campaign dollars — so-called dark money — is being spent around the state, and
  • immigration reporter Ibrahim Hirsi take a deeper look at how Minnesota’s changing demographics are shaping our politics.

If you would like to support our election coverage, it’s not too late to contribute to the MinnRoast campaign.

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