Democrats at the Minnesota Legislature have called for voters in November to elect a “pro-choice majority” to the state Capitol. That request includes flipping the Senate and changing the makeup of the state House, where the DFL already has a narrow majority.
The longtime attorney says he is the “change agent” the county attorney’s office needs.
As the campaigns heat up, we talked to political observers about Walz’s reelection odds, and what could change between now and Election Day.
The race for the 3rd District congressional seat is a contest between two very different personalities and ideologies.
The potential change in ideology is notable because the state Senate has been, in many ways, the political face of the Republican party over the past four years.
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office has a budget north of $120 million and more than 800 employees.
Any legislation significantly curtailing existing abortion access would likely fail if Walz is reelected or if Democrats are in control the state House or Senate next year. But if Republicans win full control of state government, the political picture would be different and abortion foes would have more power.
Polling taken before the ruling and after the ruling does suggest voters are more likely to change their minds about how to vote now that the ruling is official and not speculative.
People in Greater Minnesota reported a more dire economic picture than those living elsewhere in the state.
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Jensen has called on Republicans to “hold the line” and keep more of Minnesota’s historic surplus for next year — when he might be governor.
Not since 1994 has a non-endorsed GOP candidate won Minnesota’s Republicans primary, which means candidates must cater to the most active and conservative party members — the 2,000 delegates who show up at the state convention.
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See which areas were gained and lost in each of Minnesota’s eight congressional districts.