2018 elections

Ilhan Omar makes the cover of The New Yorker

She and other groundbreaking political candidates are in the latest issue.

Here are the winners (and losers) in MN's U.S. House races

One of the candidates made history on Tuesday night.

Tim Walz wins governor's race, beating opponent Jeff Johnson

The Democratic congressman will succeed Gov. Mark Dayton next year.

Klobuchar, Smith hang on to their Senate seats

Both of the incumbent Democrats beat their GOP challengers Tuesday night.

Listen: Mid-term election podcast on Minnesota's key races

Need to know what's happening in Tuesday's election? Give this a listen.

These are the MN races to watch on Tuesday night

Many of the elections will impact national politics.

Rain, snow in the forecast through Election Day

This weekend will be pretty miserable, and election day not much better.

President Trump tweets support of MN House candidate

The Republican is running to keep her seat in the state legislature.

Minnesota needs to upgrade its voter registration system to protect against attack, audit finds

The report suggests urgent improvements are needed to protect against hacks and ineligible voters.

Tina Liebling's exit from governor race leaves 3 DFL candidates

She said her campaign would not succeed in the endorsement process.

Democrat Tim Walz and Republican Jeff Johnson lead caucus straw polls for governor race

Tim Walz and Jeff Johnson led the way among Democrat and GOP supporters respectively.

Minnesota's caucuses are going to be very interesting

A wide open field in the gubernatorial race adds intrigue.

Stewart Mills III, worried about Republican leadership, won't run in 2018

No matter his hair length, he isn't planning to run again in 2018 – here's why.

Matt Pelikan is running for attorney general

If elected, he'd be the first openly gay attorney general in Minnesota history.

One candidate's already dropping out of next year's governor's race

There are still plenty others to choose from, though

The latest Republican to get into the governor's race says he's a 'fighter'

State Sen. David Osmek promises Trump-style campaigning.

State Rep. Newberger says he's running against Klobuchar for U.S. Senate seat

He's the first Republican challenger in the race against Sen. Amy Klobuchar

Former GOP chair Keith Downey is running for governor

He joins more than a dozen other candidates in the crowded race

After narrow loss in 2016, Angie Craig looks to run again in MN 2nd district

She criticizes her opponent for his support of the GOP healthcare bills.

A Republican not named Mills is running for Rick Nolan's seat in Congress

Another Nolan/Mills rematch is still possible – but there's a new wrinkle now.

Hennepin County Sheriff Stanek is seeking re-election – not a run for governor

This announcement ends speculation that he'd run, and makes the Republican race for governor a bit more clear.

From the vodka and gelato business, to challenging Rep. Paulsen in 2018

He was CEO of Phillips Distilling, and helped build the Talenti gelato company.