Social issues — and those driven by those issues to vote — are not expected to play a substantial role in Minnesota’s general election this year.
Legislator wins race that was seen as a referendum on her 2013 gay-marriage vote.
Wins by Jeff Johnson and U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden highlight an election that saw less than 10 percent of registered voters cast ballots.
What you need to know about the five most competetive races in Tuesday’s primary.
PLUS: Restaurant owners say minimum wage hike plus health care changes equal a ‘perfect storm’; Grover Norquist’s group whines about GOP gov candidate Jeff Johnson; and St. Paul lets taprooms sell beer on Sundays.
While East Coast hedge fund managers weigh in on the GOP primary in Eden Prairie, a similar contest between Eric Lucero and Kevin Kasel has drawn little attention.
PLUS: GOP House incumbent taking heat for pro gay marriage vote; Amy Klobuchar goes after the contact-lens cartel; and the world’s worst intersection gets a public hearing.
A new coalition of female legislators moves into the Capitol next year.