The seat has flipped from Democrat to GOP.
A campaign has been launched, and bills submitted in the Legislature.
Companion bills have been put forward in the House and the Senate.
A bill to limit cellphone use at the wheel to hands-free devices has taken the first step.
It's the only state where first-time DWI is not a crime.
They say Minnesota's ready to join other states that have allowed recreational marijuana.
Stores currently aren't allowed to open until noon.
The results of a survey were revealed this week.
The measures are expected to be signed by outgoing Gov. Scott Walker.
Democrat Tony Evers takes office in January, but the GOP still controls the Legislature.
That, and more interesting results from Tuesday's elections.
It follows a complaint by a Republican state lawmaker.
The significant Minnesota Supreme Court ruling was announced on Wednesday.
Rep. Joyce Peppin confirms she won't seek re-election in November.
He wants to spend $130 million repairing ailing facilities.
Five cities have already raised the smoking age to 21.
He's seeking support from the legislature.