Republican U.S. Senate candidate and State Senator Julianne Ortman appeared on Up & At Em this morning on AM 1130, hosted by Jack Tomczak and Ben Kruse. Ortman was asked during her interview about legislation she authored in the Minnesota Senate in 2009 – Senate File 507. Dr. John Spry, who […]
Over the last few days, numerous Republican campaigns in Minnesota have been the target of new dirty trick in politics: fake Twitter followers. The campaigns of 2nd Congressional District candidate David Gerson, 6th Congressional District canidate Tom Emmer, and U.S. Senate candidate Chris Dahlberg, have all commented publicly on Twitter about the […]
I first met David FitzSimmons in 2008 and I’ve had the opportunity to work in Republican politics with him while I served as Deputy Chair of the Republican Party of Minnesota. Since then, I’ve developed a better friendship with David, but with most friendships in politics, it has been strained […]
Precinct caucuses are today in Minnesota and before I write anything else, I encourage you to attend your neighborhood precinct caucus meeting. Click here for information from the Minnesota Office of Secretary of State Mark Ritchie on precinct caucuses. Republicans will have multiple candidates for statewide office traveling across Minnesota […]
Phil Krinkie, who is running for Congress in the 6th Congressional District, won’t be participating in a candidate forum tonight or one next month. The St. Cloud Times first reported on Krinkie’s decision to not participate in two upcoming debates. One of the Republicans vying to succeed Rep. Michele Bachmann says […]
A story from KARE-11′s Blake McCoy has been traveling through Republican circles since last evening and I predict “KingFish” will soon become a well-known word in Minnesota politics. Here’s the background from KARE-11: It’s not just the NSA spying on your cell phone. KARE 11 has learned that two Minnesota law […]
Click here for a live blog of today’s Republican Party of Minnesota’s State Central Committee meeting in Blaine. Check back to poltics.mn for immediate analysis on the straw ballot results for governor & U.S. Senate.
The proposed rules for the Republican Party of Minnesota’s (MN GOP) State Central Committee meeting have been released and there are some interesting rules worth noting. Click here to read my preliminary analysis on the straw ballot. #1. For the straw ballot, both delegates AND alternates can vote – regardless […]