Nearly a week after St. Paul voters cast their first ranked-choice ballots, Dave Thune was declared the winner of his city council race. Thune failed to gain a majority of the first-choice votes that were counted on Election Night. Counting two rounds of second-choice votes finally pushed him over 50 percent.
What's open and closed on Columbus/Indigenous Peoples' Day
It's a federal holiday, but not a state one in Minnesota.