Voting & elections
CD-1 Primary: Jeff Ettinger gets DFL nod, Brad Finstad wins GOP vote
Jennifer Carnahan also was on the ballot as a GOP candidate — and fell about 11,000 votes shy of claiming victory.
MN GOP's elections bill would add restrictions to same-day voter registration
While the GOP's proposal would add voting restrictions, Democrats are seeking to make it easier for people to vote.
Olmsted County mails absentee ballot applications to all registered voters
Hennepin, Ramsey and Dakota counties have similar plans.
Control of the Minnesota Senate is now up for grabs in November
It follows the resignation of Michelle Fischbach – now the full-time lieutenant governor.
Tim Pawlenty is focusing his attacks on Tim Walz - and vice-versa
He still has a GOP primary to win – and Walz is no shoo-in for the Democratic nomination.
Tim Pawlenty won't seek endorsement at GOP convention
He'll focus his efforts on the Republican primary, he confirmed.
Tim Pawlenty's ex-Lt. Governor has endorsed ... Jeff Johnson
Quite the snub for the former governor.
Richard Painter takes aim at Trump as he confirms DFL Senate run
The former Bush ethics lawyer also had words for Sen. Tina Smith.
Ex-Bush lawyer expected to enter Senate race in MN ... as a Democrat
It looks like Sen. Tina Smith has a challenger.
GOP candidate withdraws from governor race, blames Pawlenty
The former Minnesota GOP party chair says Pawlenty's entry 'changed the landscape.'
Tim Pawlenty has already raised $1M for his governor run
His fundraising far outstrips his GOP rivals.
DFL endorses candidates to run against Paulsen, Lewis
But there was no clear winner in the 8th District.
Tim Pawlenty confirms he'll run again for Minnesota governor
No surprises there.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker fears 'blue wave' in November
The Democratic candidate easily won the election for the state's Supreme Court.
Why a Census question could have huge impact on MN
The state is at risk of losing a seat in Congress because of demography changes.
Minnesota's elections chief gets 'secret' security clearance
Steve Simon will be able to access classified information.
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.
Read the indictment against 13 Russians accused of interfering in 2016 elections
Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein released the indictments on Friday.
New lawmakers, but little change after Minnesota special elections
There were no flipped seats in Monday's special elections.
Charges: St. Paul councilor helped elderly woman cast election ballot
St. Paul City Council member Dai Thao is facing three charges.
What's in the Donald Trump book the world is talking about?
Excerpts of Michael Wolff's book features comments from, among others, former Trump adviser Steve Bannon.
Here's why a Minneapolis City Council candidate wants a recount
Mohamud Noor lost by fewer than 240 votes.