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DFL gubernatorial primary

Aug 13, 2010

Primary map shows Dayton advantage

Blogger Tony Angelo, who runs stat-head blog minn-Donkey, confirmed what we all knew to be true via a map: DFLer Mark Dayton won the most votes in greater Minnesota, giving him a narrow edge to win the nomination in Tuesday's primary.

Aug 10, 2010

Ritchie reports: No problems at the polls, voter turnout still expected to be low

Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie is expecting low voter turnout in the primary election, despite a "hot" three-way DFL race for governor.

Aug 9, 2010

Primary election absentee balloting hits highest level in two decades

More people voted absentee for the primary this year than have in two decades, despite switching the date from mid September to Aug. 10.

Apr 6, 2010

DFLers have avoided a gubernatorial primary only once in party’s history

The DFL primary is likely to have at least four candidates in the mix. Former U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton, Ramsey County Attorney Susan Gaertner and former House Minority Leader Matt Entenza have all indicated that they intend to run in the primary. In addition, whoever gets the party's endorsement at this month's statewide convention will also be on the ballot.

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