Politics & Elections

Vice President Pence Planning Return To Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) _ Vice President Mike Pence is heading back to Minnesota. Minnesota Republican Party chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan announced Monday that Pence will return to Minnesota Aug. 30. It's the latest evidence of the White House's keen focus…

Governor Candidates Debate Rural Minnesota Issues

Three days after winning their party's primary for Minnesota governor, Tim Walz and Jeff Johnson show voters their priorities for the state. The candidates debated their views on Twin Cities Public Television on Friday. They were asked about the Twin…

Minnesota sees highest number of primary voters in over 3 decades

(KMSP) - Tuesday primary election in Minnesota saw the highest number of primary voters in more than three decades. According to Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon, 902,119 people voted in the primary--the highest number of voters since 1982. Overall voter turnout was approximately 22.7 percent,…

Democrat Keith Ellison Wins Attorney General Race

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- According to the Associated Press, Congressman Keith Ellison wins in the Minnesota primary race for attorney general despite facing domestic violence accusations, which he has denied. He went up against Northfield Attorney Matt Pelikan, State Representative…

Amy Klobuchar & Jim Newberger Face Off in MN Senate Race

Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar will face GOP State Rep. Jim Newberger of Becker in the race for Senate in the November election. Klobuchar is one of Minnesota's most popular politicians, winning her first two terms by at least 20 percentage…

Primary Election Night in Minnesota

MOORHEAD, MN -- Minnesota voters are confronting their busiest primary election in recent memory, with races for governor, both Senate seats and three congressional seats all on the ballot. The biggest unsettled question may be the Democratic primary to succeed…