State Auditor ’14

Balls & Strikes: GOP must throw out their campaign playbook

Balls & Strikes: GOP must throw out their campaign playbook

The 2014 elections are over in Minnesota and the results have many people scratching their heads trying to figure out what happened. For Republicans, the results were mixed, as Republicans won control of the Minnesota House of Representatives, but lost every statewide race in Minnesota. I spent more time than […]

What the #%*! happened in Minnesota?

What the #%*! happened in Minnesota?

The 2014 elections are over in Minnesota and the results have many people scratching their heads trying to figure what happened. I’ll be doing media interviews today and I’ll have a post up later tonight with my detailed analysis on what happened yesterday in Minnesota. As always, please check back to […]

Election Day Live Blog – COMPLETE

Election Day Live Blog – COMPLETE

Welcome to a politics.mn’s Election Day live blog. The live blog will start when the polls open at 7:00 AM and will last until the final results are announced – a long day. Please check back throughout the entire day for immediate analysis, breaking news and up-to-the-minute information on the 2014 elections. […]

To protect Johnson, GOP withheld good poll information

To protect Johnson, GOP withheld good poll information

The Republican Party of Minnesota withheld releasing positive poll information, which showed Republican candidates for statewide office in competitive races with their DFL opponents, because the poll showed Jeff Johnson, the Republican candidate for governor, down “double digits” to Governor Mark Dayton. The Republican Party of Minnesota paid Public Opinion Strategies […]

Primary election results live-blog – COMPLETED

Primary election results live-blog – COMPLETED

Live Blog Primary Results Live Blog – August 12, 2014 Welcome to a live-blog primary election results in Minnesota. The polls close at 8:00 PM and I’ll be live-blogging until the winners have been declared in the top races. Please check back to politics.mn for immediate analysis and information on […]

Entenza Releases First Television Ad

Entenza Releases First Television Ad

DFL candidate for state auditor Matt Entenza released his first television ad, which “highlights Matt’s progressive agenda for the State Auditor’s office”, according to a press release from Entenza’s campaign. Below is Entenza’s new ad “Do More“: Entenza’s campaign also said the ad was produced by GMMB, “the lead media firm for […]

Fact-Check: Entenza’s Correct: Otto Voted for Voter ID

Fact-Check: Entenza’s Correct: Otto Voted for Voter ID

The animosity between State Auditor Rebecca Otto and her challenger in the DFL primary, former Rep. Matt Entenza, has escalated very quickly. Yesterday, Entenza’s campaign has filed a complaint against Otto over claims she misrepresented her voting record about voter ID. This is a fact-check of the claim made by Entenza’s campaign […]

Entenza Files Complaint Against Otto Over Voter ID Claims

Entenza Files Complaint Against Otto Over Voter ID Claims

Matt Entenza’s campaign has filed a complaint against incumbent State Auditor Rebecca Otto over claims Otto misrepresented her voting record about voter ID. Entenza filed to run for state auditor last week and is challenging Otto in the DFL primary on August 12. Entenza cited Otto’s past “support of Voter ID […]