“I’m here because I think Jeff can win this race,” Christie said. “ I’m going to 18 different states in the month of October. I’m not going to any place where I think our candidate can’t win.”
Nicollet had initially been excluded from last week’s Moorhead debate, but at the last minute was invited to participate.
Though their races could decide who controls the Minnesota House, suburban legislative candidates have encountered a consistent theme: Voters aren’t very interested in politics this time around.
So what’s in a poll? How do we know when one is good?
Most other democracies don’t have primaries. Why do we?
The Republican challenger will pay $5,000 to air his hour-long debate with U.S. Sen. Al Franken in the state’s largest media market.
Many Minnesotans view voting as a civic responsibility, so a respectable chunk of the population will show up at the polls. But in our crisp fall air, there appears to be an electoral excitement deficit.
Though voters might struggle to remember one from the other, there couldn’t be a greater contrast between the candidates for secretary of state.
Dayton spent much of the debate touting his administration’s record on transportation funding. He had to. In responses to several questions, he was tag-teamed by Johnson and Nicollet.
Can someone please tell me what Gov. Mark Dayton, Sen. Al Franken and the DFL Legislature plan to do with another term in office?
U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry, the chief deputy whip in the House, is holding a fundraiser Wednesday with Mills at the Day Block Brewing in Minneapolis.
The inclusion of IP candidate Hannah Nicollet in Wednesday night’s governor debate is bad news for the GOP’s Jeff Johnson.
The U.S. puts a lot of barriers in the way of higher voter turnout, but Curtis Gans — who’s studied voting patterns for decades — says that’s not the main reason for low participation.
What I note most about 2014 is the lack of big issues and big personalities. Call it a PCS or patriotic charisma shortage.
In Minnesota’s most competitive race of 2014, both candidates were looking to land a knockout blow against each other.
The debate in Moorhead is sponsored by Forum Newspapers, and initially invited only Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican challenger Jeff Johnson.
The candidates, the Independence Party’s Bob Helland, Republican Dan Severson and DFL state Rep. Steve Simon, will debate at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Minneapolis Community & Technical College.
The Republican Senate candidate unveiled a four-point plan for dealing with the recruitment of young Americans by terror groups.
Rick Nolan and Stewart Mills will debate for the first time on Tuesday morning.
The U.S. system of single-member districts and plurality winners retains power for the two big parties — and discourages some people from voting.