Post Tagged with: "Julianne Ortman"

Problems with Ortman’s U.S. Senate campaign continue to grow

Problems with Ortman’s U.S. Senate campaign continue to grow

Since my initial post on politics.mn about the issues involving the campaign finance reports of former U.S. Senate candidate Julianne Ortman, the story has ballooned into massive and complex political story. Here is where we are today with the story: #1. Allegation made by candidate that an advisor to Ortman […]

FEC: Ortman’s campaign missing almost $130K

FEC: Ortman’s campaign missing almost $130K

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) has notified the treasurer of former Republican U.S. Senate candidate Julianne Ortman’s campaign committee that a cash balance discrepancy of almost $130,000 appears in reports filled with the FEC. Since being notified of the issues with her campaign finance reports, Ortman’s committee did not file an October Quarterly […]

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, […]

2014 MN GOP State Convention – Predictions

2014 MN GOP State Convention – Predictions

The 2014 Republican Party of Minnesota State Convention will begin on Friday in Rochester. Republicans will endorse candidates for the U.S. Senate, governor, attorney general, secretary of state and state auditor. The endorsement for U.S. Senate is on Friday and the endorsement for governor is on Saturday. Below are my […]

Fact-Check: Ortman’s Fundraising Claim Currently “Unprovable”

Fact-Check: Ortman’s Fundraising Claim Currently “Unprovable”

Republican U.S. Senate candidate and State Senator Julianne Ortman appeared at the Metro Republican Women’s U.S. Senate debate earlier this week and commented about her April fundraising totals. Specifically, Ortman said at the debate on May 5, 2014: This last month in April, Al Franken sent out a fundraising goal […]

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 […]

Fact-Check: Ortman’s New Claims False; She Authored Tax Increase

Fact-Check: Ortman’s New Claims False; She Authored Tax Increase

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 […]

On the Campaign Trail…3rd & 7th GOP CD Conventions

On the Campaign Trail…3rd & 7th GOP CD Conventions

Today was the start of Republican congressional district conventions. Congressman Erik Paulsen was unanimously endorsed for re-election by Republicans in the 3rd Congressional District and State Senator Torrey Westrom was unanimously endorsed by Republicans in the 7th Congressional District. Westrom will face-off against Congressman Collin Peterson, who announced last week that […]