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Michelle MacDonald recommended for GOP endorsement for MN Supreme Court — again

Michelle MacDonald recommended for GOP endorsement for MN Supreme Court — again

Michelle MacDonald, the controversial Republican endorsed candidate for the Minnesota Supreme Court in 2014, has been recommended by the Republican Party of Minnesota Judicial Elections Committee to be endorsed again by the Republican Party of Minnesota for the Minnesota Supreme Court. MacDonald was endorsed by Republicans in 2014 to run […]

by · May 19, 2016 · 0 comments · 2016 Elections
Balls & Strikes: Hypocrisy, thy name is Keith Downey

Balls & Strikes: Hypocrisy, thy name is Keith Downey

After the 2014 Republican Party of Minnesota State Convention in Rochester, Republican Party of Minnesota chairman Keith Downey made it clear it was the obligation of Republicans to support the endorsed candidates. In his now infamous memorandum sent to Republican activists, Downey called on party leaders “at all levels” to […]

MacDonald convicted of multiple charges; Required to undergo “psychological evaluation”

MacDonald convicted of multiple charges; Required to undergo “psychological evaluation”

Michelle MacDonald, the Republican endorsed candidate for the Minnesota Supreme Court, was convicted yesterday in Dakota County of refusal to submit to a breath test and obstructing the legal process during a traffic stop in April 2013. MacDonald was also found guilty of speeding, but was found not guilty on […]

Johnson no longer supporting MacDonald

Johnson no longer supporting MacDonald

Jeff Johnson, the Republican endorsed candidate for governor, announced yesterday that he is no longer supporting Michelle MacDonald’s candidacy for the Minnesota Supreme Court. In a statement release by his campaign, Johnson said: As the leader of the Republican ticket, I tried hard to remain patient with Michelle MacDonald during […]

The Buzz: MacDonald to file complaint against MN GOP

The Buzz: MacDonald to file complaint against MN GOP

Michelle MacDonald, the Republican endorsed candidate for the Minnesota Supreme Court, will have a press conference to announce the filing of a complaint regarding pressure she received to repudiate the Republican Party of Minnesota endorsement and end her campaign. According to a press release from her campaign: Michelle MacDonald is […]

MN GOP made “formal offer” to MacDonald

MN GOP made “formal offer” to MacDonald

Since Thursday evening, Michelle MacDonald, the Republican endorsed candidate for the Minnesota Supreme Court, had been contacted numerous times by an attorney working with a member of the Republican Party of Minnesota’s State Executive Committee, with an offer to repudiate the Republican Party of Minnesota’s endorsement and end her campaign. According […]

McFadden on Hagedorn and MacDonald

McFadden on Hagedorn and MacDonald

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden provided the following statement to politics.mn in response to questions about the candidacies of Michelle MacDonald and Jim Hagedorn: I’m disappointed in the conduct of some of the other Republican candidates on the ballot this fall. Given her recent behavior, I’m concerned that Michelle […]

MacDonald loses support from top Republicans

MacDonald loses support from top Republicans

Michelle MacDonald, the Republican endorsed candidate for the Minnesota Supreme Court, lost support from top Republicans today after she was removed from the Republican Party of Minnesota’s booth at the Minnesota State Fair after being banned from campaigning inside the booth. This afternoon, State Senator Scott Newman, the Republican endorsed candidate […]