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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 […]

Replay: Secretary of State debate at the U of M

Replay: Secretary of State debate at the U of M

The race to be the next Minnesota Secretary of State will get some additional attention today as four of the candidates running will debate today at the Humphrey School at the University of Minnesota. Republican candidate Steve Severson, Democratic candidate Steve Simon, Libertarian candidate Bob Odden and Independence Party candidate […]

To protect Johnson, GOP withheld good poll information

To protect Johnson, GOP withheld good poll information

The Republican Party of Minnesota withheld releasing positive poll information, which showed Republican candidates for statewide office in competitive races with their DFL opponents, because the poll showed Jeff Johnson, the Republican candidate for governor, down “double digits” to Governor Mark Dayton. The Republican Party of Minnesota paid Public Opinion Strategies […]

GOP poll: Tight race for Secretary of State

GOP poll: Tight race for Secretary of State

A recent poll for the Republican Party of Minnesota in the race for Minnesota Secretary of State shows Republican Dan Severson with 30 percent, 28 percent for DFL Representative Steve Simon and 29 percent undecided. The poll of 500 “likely” voters was conducted by Public Opinion Strategies from October 5 […]

Howe Won’t Rule Out Run for Secretary of State – UPDATE

Howe Won’t Rule Out Run for Secretary of State – UPDATE

Former Republican State Senator John Howe, who filed for the to run for secretary of state, is not ruling out continuing his campaign after failing to receive the Republican Party of Minnesota’s endorsement for secretary of state. Dan “Doc” Severson was endorsed last weekend by Republicans at the state convention in Rochester […]

Dan “Doc” Severson Announces Campaign for Secretary of State

Dan “Doc” Severson Announces Campaign for Secretary of State

Dan “Doc” Severson, the 2010 endorsed Republican candidate for secretary of state, announced today he would “thrown his Navy pilot’s wings ” into the race for secretary of state in 2014. Severson served four terms in the Minnesota House of Representative and ran for the U.S. Senate in 2012, but lost […]

Former State Senator Ted Daley Considering Run for Secretary of State

Former State Senator Ted Daley Considering Run for Secretary of State

According to multiple sources, former Republican State Senator Ted Daley, who served in the Minnesota Senate from 2011-2013, is strongly considering a run for secretary of state. Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie, who was elected in 2006, is not seeking re-election to a third term. Two Democrats currently serving […]