The Government Accountability Board said Friday that the recall election of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and the primary election that accompanied it cost Wisconsin taxpayers $13.5 million. Some of the costs associated with the recall election -- in which Walker retained his post --- included payment of poll workers, staff salaries, printing ballots and programming election equipment.
Las Vegas man identified as victim killed near 38th and Chicago
The 25-year-old died at the scene Sunday afternoon.
Man indicted for armed robberies of 3 St. Paul grocery stores
The 38-year-old is facing federal charges.
Bridge damage closes westbound Hwy. 62 between Richfield, Edina
The Minnesota Department of Transportation said bridge maintenance work is in progress.
Charges: Drunk driver killed former chair of Hibbing Chamber of Commerce
Michael Miller's blood-alcohol content was nearly three times the legal limit at the time of the crash.
Gallery: Stillwater estate turned into private oasis hits market for first time
The sprawling estate is minutes from downtown Stillwater.
Woman charged with attempted murder in shooting outside Target
The victim is in critical condition.
WalletHub's 'Best States to Live' ranking has Minnesota in top 10
Minnesota finished one place above Wisconsin.
Charges: Man attacked Mystic Lake security with 2x4
A chaotic scene unfolded after the man approached the bell stand late Friday.
SWAT presence in Eagan neighborhood Tuesday morning
There's a developing story out of Eagan.
Gov. Walker recall officially on in Wisconsin
What will surely be one of the most watched political contests in the country has just started next door. Wisconsin's Republican governor, Scott Walker, is facing a historic recall after more than a year of high-profile protests. So what happens next? Talking Points Memo explains the process, while the Los Angeles Times explores what this means for the presidential race and the larger political climate.
Wisconsin GOP sues election and ethics agency over Walker recall
The state GOP has filed suit against Wisconsin's Accountability Board over their handling of the recall effort. The lawsuit asks a judge to eliminate duplicate names, illegible signatures and clearly fake petitioners. Previously the board had said names, including Mickey Mouse or Adolf Hitler, would be accepted as long as they were accompanied by real addresses and proper dates.
Wisconsin re-elects Scott Walker to finish first term
Republican Governor Scott Walker emerged as the winner in Wisconsin's recall election. Walker defeated his Democratic challenger, Tom Barrett, for the second time in less than two years. The result seems to vindicate Walker's move last year to strip the collective bargaining rights of most public employee unions.
Analysis: Walker wins in Wisconsin
Gov. Scott Walker survived a highly contentious recall election in Wisconsin on Tuesday, defeating Democrat and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. What did the result say about Walker, his stand against public employee unions, big money vs. grassroots campaigning and what's next for the two parties?
Pawlenty campaigns with Scott Walker in La Crosse
Wisconsin's gubernatorial recall election is two weeks away and the campaigns are in high gear. Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty joined Republican incumbent Scott Walker in La Crosse Monday. The pair visited a company that makes agricultural equipment to highlight jobs. Democrat Tom Barrett will campaign in Hudson Wednesday.
Wisconsin recall could cost $100 million or more
Talking Points Memo reports the recall could be the second most expensive campaign in the country, behind only the presidential race. If the cost gets anywhere close to that figure it would absolutely trounce the gubernatorial election itself, which came in at $37.4 million (and that set a record).
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