At issue is a settlement with a Minnesota-based egg producer, which Ellison last year accused of price gouging during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This weekend marked the last campaign finance deadline for Hennepin County candidates before the election, which means the final peek into candidates’ raising and spending before voter decision day.
Within the confines of a strict format with questions posed by regional TV reporters that focused on issues, not politics, the debate covered little new ground but did offer some memorable moments.
The race for state auditor is also tied, but DFL Secretary of State Steve Simon leads Republican Kim Crockett.
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The DFLer was preferred by 47% of those polled while Jensen was preferred by 42%. When a similar sampling was asked in June, Walz and Jensen were virtually tied with 42% supporting Walz and 40% supporting Jensen.
The Austin area was once a Democratic bastion, in part thanks to union support in the meatpacking industry. But in 2020, voters ousted the DFL state lawmakers. Tom Stiehm illustrates the type of candidate Democrats think might win in Greater Minnesota.
A look at two pieces of hit lit aimed at DFL state House candidate Ethan Cha of Woodbury and GOP incumbent Rep. Greg Boe of Chanhassen.
If voters on Nov. 8 return all incumbents to Washington, and that’s not guaranteed, they would return to very different jobs under a GOP-led House.
Here, you can catch up on all you need to know about what’s on the ballot — from governor to attorney general to secretary of state, to Legislature and Congress, and more — before Election Day on Nov. 8.
Candidates Wynfred Russell and Hollies Winston both list crime as a top priority but their proposed approaches provide a stark contrast for voters to choose between.
The down-ballot contest is this year one of a handful of secretary of state races across the U.S. testing whether the Donald Trump-led denial of the 2020 election results has political potency.
The Latino vote could be the difference in the race for Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District.
Much of campaign fundraising tends to focus on how much candidates have raised, with campaigns frantically raising money leading up to reporting deadlines to assure their totals connote strength. But independent expenditure committees are the source of real money in politics.
Candidates Mary Moriarty and Martha Holton Dimick traded responses to questions submitted by the few dozen people in attendance at the forum in north Minneapolis on Thursday.
In 2018, Walz’s “One Minnesota” message fared reasonably well in Greater Minnesota, where the Mankato Democrat did better than some others in his party. Now he’s running for reelection as a St. Paul Democrat against a challenger who seeks to make larger inroads outside the Twin Cities metro.
The DFL has been losing support in northern Minnesota, and court-determined redistricting has changed the political map. A MinnPost analysis shows these five Senate races and 15 House races are the ones to watch in 2022.
The endorsements could influence the contests because Bakk remains a well known politician in the Iron Range area.
It could be close. The DFL has dominated statewide elections in Minnesota, but the party hasn’t fared as well in legislative and congressional races. The 2020 election in which Joe Biden topped Donald Trump by 7 percentage points saw the GOP keep control of the state Senate by one seat and get close to replacing the DFL in the House majority.
Democrats are making abortion a campaign issue because it puts Republicans on the defensive and interferes with GOP efforts to make the mid-term a referendum on the economy and crime.