Amendments

A Believable Unbelievable Night in Minnesota Politics

A Believable Unbelievable Night in Minnesota Politics

The bulk of my Election Day predictions were spot on – only missed a few races. Tonight will be an election night in which most politicos will be calling unbelievable for years to come.  I’ll have more analysis in the coming days, but the landscape of Minnesota politics has been […]

Now – Election Results Live Blog

Now – Election Results Live Blog

Click here (after clicking on title of post from front page) for a live-blog of today’s election results. It will stay active until all of the results are in, so check back and participate in the discussion late into the night and early morning. 

Election Results Live Blog – Tonight @ 8:00 PM on politics.mn

Election Results Live Blog – Tonight @ 8:00 PM on politics.mn

Check back to politics.mn starting at 8:00 PM TONIGHT to participate in a live-blog on the today’s election results.  

It’s Election Day…Time for a Thank You

It’s Election Day…Time for a Thank You

It’s finally Election Day and we should all take a moment to thank all of the candidates for sacrificing time away from their families and friends to run for office. Today is an exercise of democracy at it’s best.  We can disagree on policy, but we should all recognize the […]

Predictions: Obama, Klobuchar Win in Minnesota, GOP Loses Seats in Legislature, Photo ID Amendment Passes, Marriage Amendment Fails

Predictions: Obama, Klobuchar Win in Minnesota, GOP Loses Seats in Legislature, Photo ID Amendment Passes, Marriage Amendment Fails

I don’t think I’ve ever I’ve seen an election cycle in Minnesota where so many pundits are confident on some races, while also shrugging their shoulders with a dazed look on their faces about the down ballot races. You don’t have to be a political scientist to predict Tuesday’s election […]

Marriage Amendment Messaging: Adolf Hitler vs. The Golden Rule

Marriage Amendment Messaging: Adolf Hitler vs. The Golden Rule

In less than two weeks, the polls will be closed on Election Day and the messaging from the opposing sides of the marriage amendment couldn’t be farther apart. As in previous elections cycles, comparisons to Adolf Hitler and his horrific tactics have unfortunately been introduced into the political debate in […]

What Impact Will the Marriage Amendment Have on Legislative Races?

What Impact Will the Marriage Amendment Have on Legislative Races?

Politics In Minnesota published a must-read story about how the campaigns for/against the constitutional amendment to limit marriage solely between one man and one woman are battling in the suburbs.  A battleground area for control of the legislature is Edina, where Representative Keith Downey is running for the Minnesota Senate […]

Star Tribune Releases Polling on Constitutional Amendments

Star Tribune Releases Polling on Constitutional Amendments

The Star Tribune has released a series of polls today on the upcoming elections in Minnesota.  According to the polls, the constitutional amending requiring voters to produce a government issued photo id has strong support with Minnesotans with 52 percent supporting the amendment and 44 percent opposed, with 4 percent undecided.  The […]

by · September 23, 2012 · 1 comment · 2012 Elections, Amendments, Featured