We know voters are turned off by the failures of our election system, and no one person, party, candidate or factor is to blame. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
A GOP majority looks likely, though it wouldn’t be large enough to break a filibuster or override a presidential veto.
A primer on a stranger-than-fiction campaign.
A few more thoughts about how our system differs from other democracies around the world.
League of Women Voters Minnesota hosts candidates Steve Simon (DFL), Dan Severson (R), Bob Helland (I), and Bob Odden (L).
If you can pick a non-incumbent candidate out of a lineup, thank an ad.
Republicans, now in the minority, need a net gain of seven seats to retake control of the 134-member chamber.
MinnPost members and other concerned citizens filled the Torpedo Room at Eat Street Social on Oct. 7 for the first-ever MinnPost Social event.
The most recent polls have Gov. Mark Dayton leading GOP challenger Jeff Johnson 45-38, and Sen. Al Franken leading GOP challenger Mike McFadden 48-39.
The CD7 candidates departed from the script on Obamacare, argued the value of incumbent clout vs. fresh blood, and talked Nancy Pelosi.
Minnesota’s underdog U.S. House candidates are realistic about their chances — but they’re campaigning hard anyway.
During the 2014 election cycle, DFL Chair Ken Martin has put himself in the spotlight as the party’s most prominent attacker, allowing DFL candidates to appear above the fray.
While money may have something to do with speech, courts in other countries say it also has something to do with the domination of political discourse by those with money.
Six candidates are vying for Lori Swanson’s job (including Swanson). But it’s the Green Party-Independence Party duo that gives the race some (very) small amount of intrigue.
In the long tradition of Independence Party candidates in Minnesota, Nicollet is espousing ideas not often uttered by the GOP and DFL candidates.
Fletcher, long-time Ramsey County Sheriff and a former St. Paul City Council member, is challenging Vadnais Heights incumbent council member Joe Murphy.
Candidates to replace Rep. Michele Bachmann debated in St. Cloud on Tuesday. Video courtesy of the UpTake.
DFLers will hold a bus blitz around the state for six days leading up to the Nov. 4 election.
Credit the power of incumbency — and Gov. Mark Dayton’s somewhat surprisingly healthy relationship with local business leaders — for the lack of spending so far by some prominent groups.
Jim Meffert, a former Minnesota congressional candidate, says negative campaign ads are designed to discourage some people from voting.