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Minnesota once again had the highest election turnout in the country

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a record percentage of voters also sent in absentee ballots.

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Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey planning to run for reelection

Frey said in a radio interview that 2020 has been a "horrible" year.

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Dialogue Minnesota: Election analysis, both nationally and in Minnesota

Jim du Bois is joined by U of M Associate Professor of Political Science Kathryn Pearson.

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Michelle Fischbach repeats baseless election fraud claim on Fox News

It comes as Joe Biden is set to defeat Donald Trump for the presidency.

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Macalester president repeats offer to cover bail, fines for arrested student protesters

Activists held a press conference Thursday demanding an apology from Gov. Tim Walz and that all charges against protesters be dropped

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Large protest in downtown Minneapolis makes way onto I-94

The march had been organized irrespective of the election results.

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Election: How all 87 Minnesota counties voted for Biden, Trump

Biden won Minnesota over Trump by a margin of 1,682,138 votes to 1,452,550.

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Ely mayor loses re-election to candidate who dropped out of the race

Incumbent Mayor Chuck Novak was upset by challenger Eric Urbas.

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Record turnouts being reported across Minnesota

Minneapolis reported a record-high turnout before the polls even closed.

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Here's what President Trump said on his visit to Minnesota

The president targeted Gov. Tim Walz and Keith Ellison at his Minnesota rally.

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Secretary of State explains plans for segregated absentee ballots

Election officials are reminding voters that it's too late to mail in your absentee ballots.

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President Trump railing against capacity limits for Friday's Rochester rally

A contract with the city limits capacity to 250 people, but Trump says they were expecting 25,000.

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Election 2020 preview: Minnesota's 8th Congressional District

It's a race between incumbent Rep. Pete Stauber and Democratic challenger Quinn Nystrom.

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Backlash as Trump campaign, MPD union seek retired cops to act as 'poll challengers'

The Secretary of State says targeting a "problem area" is unlawful.

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Elections 2020: Control of Minnesota's divided Legislature is up for grabs

Redistricting and responding to COVID-19 are among the issues the new legislature will have to deal with.

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Jason Lewis undergoes emergency surgery for 'life-threatening' hernia

Lewis is challenging U.S. Sen. Tina Smith in this year's election.

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As virus surges, GOP leaders pitch Open Up Minnesota plan to voters

Sen. Paul Gazelka and Rep. Kurt Daudt were among those who launched the drive on Monday.

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AG issues warning to firm recruiting 'armed security' for MN polling sites

A job posting seeks people to "protect election polls, local businesses and residences from looting and destruction" on Election Day and up to 30 days after.