The Hennepin County commissioner won quickly after state Sen. Dave Thompson dropped out and joined forces.
The Hopkins state Representative beat Brooklyn Center state Rep. Debra Hilstrom on the first ballot.
After trailing Chris Dahlberg on eight ballots, the Sunfish Lake business broker pulled ahead on the ninth and reached 60 percent on the 10th.
Housley, a state senator from Stillwater, was announced as Honour’s Lt. Gov. choice at the 2014 Republican convention in Rochester.
Dahlberg, the surprise leader, had 54 percent when the convention was suspended in Saturday’s wee hours; 60 percent is needed for endorsement.
The former state representative beat former Sen. John Howe in what will be an incumbent-less race this fall.
Newman, a state Senator, touted his authorship of the photo identification constitutional amendment, which failed on the ballot in 2012.
The 2014 DFL state convention starts Friday. Here are the unions, interest groups and ‘constituency caucuses’ who will influence it.
The party is still forced to spend 10-12 of its election-year budget servicing $1.1 million in debt left from 2010, but the total has been cut in half.
A Republican hasn’t been elected A.G. since Douglas Head in 1966.
Incident stemmed from violence at February’s Kahn-Noor DFL caucus; data privacy prevents public from knowing resolution.
Are U.S. Bank’s Richard Davis and other CEOs key to a deal, and will lawmakers hike the gas tax once the election is past?
As Republicans try to recover from 2012’s statewide wipeout, will delegates endorse Senate and Governor candidates who run regardless?
WASHINGTON — Nolan’s campaign announced the $5,250 fine last week.
Renter’s Warehouse co-founder Brenton Hayden is finance chair and co-owner Ryan Marvin will play an “active” part.
Simpson is from Otter Tail County, and was in the Legislature from 2003 to 2008.
Three University of Minnesota political scientists with different specialties reviewed the ad.
Kuisle is a former state legislator and has served as an Olmsted County commissioner.
Eight legislators protest a potential U.S. Forest Service review that would evaluate mining throughout northern Minnesota and the Superior National Forest.
WASHINGTON – The ad highlights a bill to regulate drug manufacturers signed into law last year.