Rudy Takala, a 21-year-old Tea Party activist who recently lost a Republican primary battle in Pine County, is behind a new political action fund to support conservative lawmakers.
A bipartisan panel of political analysts gazed into their crystal balls on Wednesday afternoon following the primary election to foretell the race to this year's November general election. Here are some snippets from the PIM-sponsored panel.
Two-term state Sen. Paul Koering, R-Fort Ripley, said he is no longer a Republican after losing Tuesday’s GOP primary, and he’s backing the DFL-endorsed candidate to replace him in the Legislature.
We'll be updating tonight's election results as the precincts roll in.
Rena Moran and Jeremiah Ellis are in a tough DFL primary battle to represent House District 65A. Whoever wins the contest will almost certainly become the first African American to represent St. Paul at the Legislatur
If the level of political activity on St. Paul's East Side is any indication, voter turnout in Senate District 67 will not be low. At intersections all over the district, there are people holding signs promoting Cha Yang, Foung Hawj and other challengers in the nine-candidate DFL field.
Sen. Satveer Chaudhary faces possibly his toughest race since he was first elected to the state House in 1996. Chaudhary has won general elections in the liberal district by comfortable margins, and hasn't faced a primary challenge since 2002, but this year he doesn't have the DFL-endorsement behind him and faces a former state representative in the primary.
On the eve of one of the most closely watched primary elections in the state Legislature, Republican challenger Paul Gazelka is denouncing the tactics of a national anti-gay-marriage group in support of his candidacy.
In a nine candidate primary field, it's tough to distinguish yourself. But Chai Lee, who works in St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman's office, is doing his best in the Senate District 67 contest.
With primary voting less than 72 hours away, House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher was out on the campaign trail Saturday attempting to motivate the DFL faithful. She attended a rally at the offices of TakeAction Minnesota with state legislative candidates Rena Moran and Vang Lor.
The 201 legislative seats on this November's general election ballot include 23 races featuring intra-party challenges that will be settled in Tuesday's partisan primary.
The Taxpayers League of Minnesota is upset by print advertisement placed by Republican Sen. Paul Koering in newspapers across his central Minnesota district.
- Courtroom outbursts justified exclusion of mother from parental rights trial
- LGBTQ+ group sues over Iowa book, discussion bans
- Justices uphold business tax bill
- Court to weigh social media and First Amendment
- Federal court rules brokerage firm breached 1994 contract
- Court denies revocation of adoption
- UnitedHealth suit alleges faulty AI led to denied claims
- Judge asked to block part of a North Dakota abortion law