Post Tagged with: "Legislature ’12"

Must See TV: Larry Jacob Interview on the Upcoming Legislative Elections

Must See TV: Larry Jacob Interview on the Upcoming Legislative Elections

Dr. Larry Jacobs from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs spoke with Julie Bartkey of Capitol Report/Minnesota Senate Media Services about the factors influencing the upcoming legislative elections. As Dr. Jacobs noted in his interview, turnout will be one of the biggest factors that will determine control of the Minnesota […]

The Battle for the Minnesota House of Representatives: Updated Watch List

The Battle for the Minnesota House of Representatives: Updated Watch List

All 201 seats in the Minnesota Legislature are up for re-election this year and due to the new redistricting maps, there are also 15 open house districts.  The current partisan breakdown of the Minnesota House of Representatives is 72 seats for the GOP, 61 seats for the DFL, with one open-seat. The […]

Social Media Use by the Legislative Caucuses: Who’s Winning?

Social Media Use by the Legislative Caucuses: Who’s Winning?

I’m a big believer in the use of social media and most of the legislative caucuses are using social media to organize campaign volunteers and drive messaging for their candidates.  I encourage you to visit all of the websites of the legislatives caucuses and follow them on Twitter for election news […]

The Battle for the Minnesota Senate: Updated Watch List

The Battle for the Minnesota Senate: Updated Watch List

The 2012 elections are just over 40 days away and at least once a week until Election Day, I will post an updated target list of the battleground races for the Minnesota Legislature.  Today, I’m starting with the Minnesota Senate – check back later in the week for an update […]

Who Does The Best Polling in Minnesota?

Who Does The Best Polling in Minnesota?

Eric Black of MinnPost has called polling the “crack cocaine of political junkies” and I couldn’t agree more.  Politicos love polling and this week in Minnesota we have seen a flurry of polling released.  But which polling firm has the best track record in Minnesota? It really depends on who […]

Hook, Line and Sinker Fact Check: ABM Ad Targeting GOP Legislators False; It’s a Dead Fish!

Hook, Line and Sinker Fact Check: ABM Ad Targeting GOP Legislators False; It’s a Dead Fish!

Alliance for A Better Minnesota Action Fund (ABM), a DFL-aligned political fund, released a new television ad targeting Republicans in the Minnesota Legislature.  The ad released by ABM levels numerous charges at Republicans, but many of the claims made in the ad can’t be confirmed with the citations listed, and additional statements about […]

Must See TV: Jacobs Interview on 2012 Elections

Must See TV: Jacobs Interview on 2012 Elections

Dr. Larry Jacobs from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs spoke with Julie Bartkey of Capitol Report/Minnesota Senate Media Services about the upcoming election and the impact of the presidential and U.S. Senate races on other elections in Minnesota.   Please watch the video below and leave a comment with […]

The Battle for the Minnesota Legislature – Summary of Posts

The Battle for the Minnesota Legislature – Summary of Posts

Below are all the post I have completed to date on battle for control of the Minnesota Legislature – all the posts will provide you with a solid overview of the upcoming elections. Please check back to politics.mn for more analysis on the battle for control of the Minnesota Legislature. […]