As in past elections, the Democrat’s victory was driven by votes from the Twin Cities suburbs.
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 Third District went over to Democrats in the 2018 election wave. It looks set to stay that way.
This week from Washington, what’s going on in the Second District, the changing Eighth, and McCollum on Trump’s State Department.
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.
This week from Washington, Amy Coney Barrett up for a full Senate vote, Collin Peterson wants to go back, and the first MinnPoll (!!).
“Place is becoming a political identity now, ” says the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Cynthia Rugeley.
Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination moves forward, political ad spending across Minnesota, and Minnesota likely isn’t the swing state the Trump campaign wants it to be.
Klobuchar has now questioned three Trump nominees to the Supreme Court as a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
While precautions around COVID-19 have changed how the so-called ground game is being conducted by political groups in Minnesota this year, they haven’t eliminated it.
Trump abruptly ended all stimulus negotiations on Tuesday afternoon.
In the short term, not much.
Where he went. Who he met. And who traveled with him.
This week from Washington, Rep. Jim Hagedorn’s consultant, Rep. Angie Craig’s unusual election and the NRCC again.
This week from Washington, Rep. Tom Emmer runs the show, the mayor of Bemidji talks about Trump’s visit, and why you may have to wait longer for election results.
While publicly disavowing the QAnon conspiracy, Emmer and the National Republican Congressional Committee are still backing candidates that have publicly promoted the fringe theories.
With a big uptick in mail-in voting driven by the pandemic and tight contests in several key states, it may take a few more hours — or days — than usual to know the result of the 2020 presidential election.
This week from Washington, the agriculture industry wants to keep Collin Peterson right where he is; a House resolution on discrimination; and what Amy Klobuchar is up to.
Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht is helping facilitate the president’s campaign stop, a highly anticipated event for the city of 15,000 people. At the same time, she’s running as a Democrat for a seat in the Minnesota Senate.
Klobuchar is one of the few DFLers popular in Greater Minnesota, where Republicans have come to dominate in recent elections.