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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 […]

Why Ryan’s Vanity Stop in Minnesota May Hurt, Not Help Republicans on Election Day

Why Ryan’s Vanity Stop in Minnesota May Hurt, Not Help Republicans on Election Day

Republican activists in Minnesota are some of the hardest working Republicans in the country and it’s great to see Mitt Romney’s VP pick, Congressman Paul Ryan, fire-up a crowd of thousands at a campaign stop today in Minnesota. But all public indications based on polling is that President Obama will […]

Paul Ryan is Coming to Minnesota, But Where is Mitt Romney?

Paul Ryan is Coming to Minnesota, But Where is Mitt Romney?

According to multiple press reports, Mitt Romeny’s running mate Congressman Paul Ryan will be coming to Minnesota for a fundraiser next Saturday.  It’s great to have Congressman Ryan campaigning in Minnesota, but Ryan is scheduled to attend a private fundraiser, but at this time no public events are scheduled.  Romney […]

270toWin Puts Election Prediction in the Palm of Your Hand

270toWin Puts Election Prediction in the Palm of Your Hand

As a dedicated iPad user, I’ve found the election apps to be very limited.  But I recently downloaded 270toWin and think it’s the best election app currently available in Apple’s app store. 270toWin allows you create your own maps predicting who will get the necessary 270 electoral votes to win […]