Between rising rivers and flooded farm fields, residents of the First District are feeling the effects of a changing climate.
Control of Congress doesn’t hinge on Minnesota’s contested House districts, but it depends on districts like them across the country.
Even as Rochester is getting bigger — and bluer — the rest of CD1 has been trending Republican.
DFLer Dan Feehan gained the party’s endorsement and pledges of support from his rivals. Meanwhile, a GOP primary was a foregone conclusion.
Walz won seven times in the district. Trump won it too — by fifteen points.
The voters of southern Minnesota regularly lean more Republican than the state as a whole. And they keep voting for Democrat Tim Walz.