Post Tagged with: "2014 Elections"

Unwinding The SPIN: Republicans need to speak up before hitting the iceberg

Unwinding The SPIN: Republicans need to speak up before hitting the iceberg

Just like clockwork, Republican strategists and campaign advisors to unsuccessful campaigns who were actively involved in the 2014 elections, deciding how to spend millions of dollars, are on a post-election media tour to discuss what went wrong during the elections and why they should be the solution in 2016. I […]

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 […]

MN GOP attempting to shame people into voting

MN GOP attempting to shame people into voting

The Republican Party of Minnesota is employing the tactic of using social pressure or shaming in mailings to encourage increased voter participation in elections. But a recent mailing sent to a registered voter in Minnesota and provided to politics.mn backfired, as the voter was falsely accused of not voting in […]

2014 MN GOP State Convention – What Happened?

2014 MN GOP State Convention – What Happened?

The 2014 Republican Party of Minnesota State Convention is completed and my predictions on who would be endorsed for the U.S. Senate and governor were off the mark. So what happened at the convention? The attendance at the convention was low and with contested endorsements for U.S. Senate and governor, […]

It’s Decision Time for Republican Campaigns

It’s Decision Time for Republican Campaigns

Precinct caucuses are in the history books and all of the fundraising reports are in for the Republican campaigns for governor and U.S. Senate. The next six weeks will be the most critical for Republican campaigns, as local conventions begin electing the delegates on February 15 (only Benton County is having […]

Johnson Raises Over $240K for Campaign

Johnson Raises Over $240K for Campaign

Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson announced today he raised over $240,000 in 2013 for his gubernatorial campaign. Johnson is one of six Republican candidates running against Governor Mark Dayton. Earlier this week, State Senator Dave Thompson (R-Lakeville) announced he raised $120,000 for his gubernatorial campaign. As more information is released […]

The Buzz: GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Forum Tonight in Lakeville

The Buzz: GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Forum Tonight in Lakeville

The SD56, SD58, and Scott County GOP Republicans are hosting a forum TONIGHT for the Republican candidates for governor. The forum will be held at Bracketts Crossing Golf Club in Lakeville and will be moderated by Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek. The selection of Sheriff Stanek as the moderator of tonight’s forum […]

Thompson Raises $120K for Governor’s Campaign

Thompson Raises $120K for Governor’s Campaign

State Senator Dave Thomson (R-Lakeville) will announce today he raised $120,000 for his gubernatorial campaign in 2013, according to Blois Olson’s The Morning Take. The person Thompson hopes to replace – Governor Mark Dayton – raised $1 million in 2013 for his campaign. Contribution limits were recently increased to $4,000 […]