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KSTP/Survey USA Poll Shows Close Race for Governor and U.S. Senate

KSTP/Survey USA Poll Shows Close Race for Governor and U.S. Senate

KSTP/Survey USA released new polling on the race for governor and U.S. Senate in Minnesota. From KSTP: Governor Mark Dayton and Senator Al Franken survived recounts when they won their first elections to the governor’s office and U.S. Senate. According to our latest KSTP/SurveyUSA poll, they might have to sweat our […]

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, […]

New Poll Shows Leads for Dayton & Franken…But

New Poll Shows Leads for Dayton & Franken…But

A new poll from Suffolk University has good news for both Governor Mark Dayton and U.S. Senator Al Franken as the face re-election this later year. But the poll does show opportunities for the Republican candidates running against both Dayton & Franken. Below are the poll results on the main Republican […]

Quote of the Day: Representative Jim Abeler on Governor Mark Dayton

Quote of the Day: Representative Jim Abeler on Governor Mark Dayton

“The governor has shown that he’s responsive to public pressure…He’s changed his mind on a number of things, which is how a governor should act. It’s refreshing for me after 16 years to know that people still listen.” Source: Representative (and GOP U.S. Senate candidate) Jim Abeler, talking about Governor Mark Dayton. April […]

Poll Shows Franken’s Lead Over GOP Rivals May Be “…Too Close for Comfort”

Poll Shows Franken’s Lead Over GOP Rivals May Be “…Too Close for Comfort”

KSTP/Survey USA have released new polling on the U.S. Senate race in Minnesota. From KSTP: In 2008, Al Franken won a hard-fought race with incumbent Senator Norm Coleman, but he had to be patient. The race resulted in a recount that lasted seven months. When the ballots cleared inspection, Franken […]

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 […]

Precinct Caucus Primer & Predictions

Precinct Caucus Primer & Predictions

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 […]

Dahlberg Calls on All U.S. Senate Campaigns to Release ’13 Fundraising Totals

Dahlberg Calls on All U.S. Senate Campaigns to Release ’13 Fundraising Totals

U.S. Senate candidate and St. Louis County Commissioner Chris Dahlberg today called on all candidates for the U.S. Senate to release their 2013 fundraising totals. U.S. Senate candidate and State Senator Julianne Ortman (R-Chanhassen) and U.S. Senate candidate and Representative Jim Abler (R-Anoka), along with other candidates, have yet to release their […]