Post Tagged with: "Tom Emmer"

McFadden and Emmer to barnstrom Minnesota

McFadden and Emmer to barnstrom Minnesota

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden’s campaign announced he will travel across Minnesota on Monday with 6th Congressional District candidate Tom Emmer. 7th Congressional District candidate Torrey Westrom will join McFadden and Emmer at numerous stops. Westrom is battling against incumbent Congressman Collin Peterson. In a statement from his campaign, McFadden […]

From a helicopter, Emmer talks roads in new TV ad

From a helicopter, Emmer talks roads in new TV ad

Tom Emmer’s campaign for Congress released their first campaign television advertisement for the general election today. This is the best part of the ad: As noted by his campaign, Emmer is on camera “speaking on the safety and efficiency of central Minnesota’s roads and bridges, while viewing traffic jams and backups […]

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 […]

2014 MN GOP State Convention – What Happened?

2014 MN GOP State Convention – What Happened?

The 2014 Republican Party of Minnesota State Convention is completed and my predictions on who would be endorsed for the U.S. Senate and governor were off the mark. So what happened at the convention? The attendance at the convention was low and with contested endorsements for U.S. Senate and governor, […]

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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 […]

Integrity Matters PAC Registration & Activity Raises Questions

Integrity Matters PAC Registration & Activity Raises Questions

A new political action committee, Integrity Matters PAC, has surfaced in Minnesota, but the committee’s registration and activity raises questions about the validity of the organization. Integrity Matters PAC was registered with the Federal Elections Commission on April 25, 2014. The group quickly launched a website which targets the Republican endorsed candidate for Congress […]

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 […]