1080 of 31,000 Absentee Ballots Rejected

Primary absentee ballot report via Polinaut: Secretary of State Mark Ritchie says it looks like nearly 31,000 absentee ballots were cast in the primary, which is a new record. Unfortunately, after all the publicity around the 2008 U.S. Senate recount… Continue Reading →

Kelliher and Dayton Break Ahead

“The Pioneer Press has fantastic news in a ¬†new poll released this morning,” writes Jeff Rosenberberg, “Not only have DFLers taken the lead in a new poll, but theirs are the first statistically significant leads since polling began in the… Continue Reading →

Bachmann Should Make Nice with the Criminals

MinnPost picked up on a post by Ed Kohler yesterday asking whether the Minnesota prison population helps¬† Michele Bachmann. You see, most of them are in her district. In fact, it looks like nearly half of Minnesota‚Äôs adult prisoners reside… Continue Reading →

MAK Set to Announce Running Mate

Any guesses on who Margeret Anderson Kelliher will select as her running mate? She’s set to announce her running mate today at 1 pm. Press Secretary Matt Swenson¬†writes: “One clue. @MAKMinnesota is surrounding herself w the best and the brightest… Continue Reading →

Election results

Rybak and Coleman both return as mayors. Any results that surprised you? Disappointed you? Thrilled you?

Election Day

You can find out where to vote easily enough, but who to vote for? And will IRV be confusing, or will it give third-party candidates a new chance?