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Balls & Strikes: Primary election a big test for Downey & Civis

Balls & Strikes: Primary election a big test for Downey & Civis

Since Keith Downey became the chairman of the Republican Party of Minnesota, Civis Communications, which is owned by Bob Cummins, has become one of the primary vendors for the party. The Freedom Club, whose executive director is Mike Scholl, has provided signifcant financial support to the state party, most recently […]

GOP sample ballot for primary misses key races

GOP sample ballot for primary misses key races

The Republican Party of Minnesota mailed a sample ballot to likely primary voters in targeted areas and failed to list contested primary races in the 1st and 6th Congressional Districts. Republican Party of Minnesota Chairman Keith Downey sent an e-mail to Republican activists this morning and he apologized “…to the party officers, campaign […]

Source: Anoka County

Sivarajah Comes Out Swinging Against National Popular Vote

6th Congressional District candidate Rhonda Sivarajah sent a letter Republican members of the Minnesota House and Senate on Friday about an issue of “grave and genuine concern for the people of Minnesota” – National Popular Vote (NPV). Sivarajah’s letter had two objectives: raise public awareness about NPV and connect her […]

New Poll Shows Emmer with “Staggering” Lead in GOP Primary

New Poll Shows Emmer with “Staggering” Lead in GOP Primary

Tom Emmer, the Republican endorsed candidate for Congress in the 6th Congressional District has a “staggering” lead over his potential rivals in the Republican primary election, according to a poll released this morning from Emmer’s campaign. 94 percent of likely primary voters have heard of Emmer, with 81 percent having an opinion […]

Benson’s Endorsement of Emmer Conflicts with Thompson’s Campaign’s “Strict Policy” of No Endorsements

Benson’s Endorsement of Emmer Conflicts with Thompson’s Campaign’s “Strict Policy” of No Endorsements

Last summer, when Rhonda Sivarajah announced her campaign for Congress in the 6th Congressional District at an auto repair shop in Ham Lake, State Senator Michelle Benson (R-Ham Lake) was there to support Sivarajah’s campaign. As Sivarajah spoke at the podium about her campaign, Benson stood behind Sivarajah, along with […]

Emmer Wins GOP Endorsement in 6th; Sivarajah to Run in Primary

Emmer Wins GOP Endorsement in 6th; Sivarajah to Run in Primary

Tom Emmer won the endorsement from Republicans in the 6th Congressional District on the first ballot on Saturday with 76 percent of the vote over Anoka County commissioner Rhonda Sivarajah. Emmer was the heavy favorite to win the endorsement. In February, Emmer won the 6th CD straw ballot with 67 percent […]

Precinct Caucus Analysis – What Happened?

Precinct Caucus Analysis – What Happened?

The 2014 Minnesota precinct caucuses are in the history books. The official and complete results have yet to be announced, but the winners and losers are known today. For Republicans, the turnout for precinct caucus is nothing else but disappointing and represents a problem for Republicans in 2014. In 2010, 19,723 […]

Sivarajah Raises Almost $14K in Last Quarter of ’13

Sivarajah Raises Almost $14K in Last Quarter of ’13

Rhonda Sivarajah’s campaign for Congress announced raising $13,660 in the last fundraising quarter of 2013, according to information from the St. Cloud Times and Blois Olson’s The Morning Take. The St. Cloud Times wrote: “[the] disclosure shows Sivarajah badly trailing fellow Republican candidate Tom Emmer in donor support…” Emmer raised over $200,000 in the last […]