Post Tagged with: "Minnesota DFL"

DFL & GOP move date of 2016 precinct caucuses

DFL & GOP move date of 2016 precinct caucuses

The Minnesota DFL and the Republican Party of Minnesota have reached an agreement to schedule precinct caucuses for March 1, 2016. State law allows for the chairs of the two major political parties to jointly schedule the date of precinct caucuses for general elections. The State Executive Committee of the Republican Party […]

Balls & Strikes: GOP must throw out their campaign playbook

Balls & Strikes: GOP must throw out their campaign playbook

The 2014 elections are over in Minnesota and the results have many people scratching their heads trying to figure out what happened. For Republicans, the results were mixed, as Republicans won control of the Minnesota House of Representatives, but lost every statewide race in Minnesota. I spent more time than […]

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 […]

DFL pounces on Johnson’s “no clue” comment

DFL pounces on Johnson’s “no clue” comment

The Minnesota DFL pounced on comments made by Republican candidate for governor Jeff Johnson in yesterday’s debate by releasing a video of Johnson’s “no clue” answer to a question about how to define the middle class. Below is the Minnesota’s DFL video “Jeff Johnson has no clue“: As I wrote […]

No “scrappy fighter” in first debate between Dayton & Johnson

No “scrappy fighter” in first debate between Dayton & Johnson

Governor Mark Dayton, Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson, and Independence Party candidate Hannah Nicollet all participated in the first of five gubernatorial debate last evening. The debate in Rochester was Johnson’s first opportunity to directly contrast his vision for Minnesota with Dayton’s record over the last four years. After Mike […]

DFL says video shows Johnson’s “pattern of misleading voters”

DFL says video shows Johnson’s “pattern of misleading voters”

The Minnesota DFL released tracker video of Republican candidate for governor Jeff Johnson providing inconsistent answers to questions or what the DFL described as Johnson’s “pattern of misleading voters.” Minnesota DFL Party chairman Ken Martin said “Johnson has demonstrated that he either isn’t willing to be honest with Minnesotans or just […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 3 comments · 2014 Elections, Governor '14
Balls & Strikes: Days after primary, the GOP is explaining, DFL gaining

Balls & Strikes: Days after primary, the GOP is explaining, DFL gaining

In the days following the primary election on August 12, I repeatedly wondered if Republicans were working off a different calendar than Democrats in Minnesota. After a sleepy primary, I expected Republicans would be well-rested. Post-primary, the Republicans would hit the ground running with the final candidates being selected for the top races […]

Zellers Celebrates Third Anniversary of Dayton’s “Surrender” to Republicans

Zellers Celebrates Third Anniversary of Dayton’s “Surrender” to Republicans

Republican candidate for governor Kurt Zellers issued a press release today highlighting the third anniversary of Governor Mark Dayton “surrender to Republicans during the 2011 state partial government shutdown.” Zellers served as Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives during the longest government shutdown in state history. In a release […]