But no-excuse early voting seems to boost summer turnout
Lyndon Carlson and Phyllis Kahn won election to the Minnesota House in November 1972, the same night Nixon trounced his Democratic challenger, George McGovern.
At issue is a he-said, she-said web of accusations that both legislators have apparently perceived as threats of calculated political payback.
The vast majority of the 26 new members sworn in Tuesday come from outside the metro area, and Republicans claim their majority marks a step toward restoring parity among outstate communities and the Twin Cities.
Two legislative mainstays win primary election challenges as voters appear to be in no mood to stir things up.
Rep. Phyllis Kahn's re-election campaign won a legal victory on Tuesday after a Supreme Court order affirmed that an election judge accused of attempting to sway voters toward Kahn's opponent, Mohamud Noor, should no longer interact with voters.
US Sen. Al Franken has raised more than $3.3 million last quarter compared to more than $1.1 million raised by his main opponent, businessman Mike McFadden, their campaigns reported ahead of the incoming campaign finance reporting deadline.
The legal challenges and allegations in the race between Rep. Phyllis Kahn and her primary challenger, Mohamud Noor, have reached new heights in the feverish race for Minneapolis' House District 60B.
A Supreme Court case limiting unionization will have effects on several Minnesota court cases and could help curb a law DFL lawmakers passed that would allow the unionization of home and childcare workers.
Veteran Rep. Phyllis Kahn's campaign alleged that fraudulent voting by supporters of her opponent, Mohamud Noor, was rampant on Friday, the day early voting began in Minnesota.
Lawmakers are expected to announce a deal on Monday raising Minnesota's minimum wage to $9.50 an hour with inflationary increases thereafter. Negotiations between the Senate -- which has been dragging its feet on the issue -- and the House, have been a major political division this session between the Democrats who control the Legislature.
Mohamud Noor, a Somali activist, blocked an endorsement at the DFL Senate District 60 convention on Saturday in a competitive state House race that’s pitted the growing political power of Minneapolis’ East African community against Rep. Phyllis Kahn’s more than 40 years of experience winning her way back to the Legislature.
- Melodie Rose named president at Fredrikson
- Supreme Court lawyers have rituals of their own
- Minnesota artists consider what’s next in AI copyrights
- Defining ‘and’ in sentencing statute falls to Supreme Court
- Hashtag rates higher libel protection
- Court: Performance issues, not bias, prompted union to fire organizer
- Robot milker case yields $122M
- 2023 Up & Coming Attorneys
- Briefly: A chat with Supreme Court Commissioner Tim Droske
- Perspectives: Oral arguments at high court stir lively debates
- Quandaries & Quagmires: Advance waivers: Lessons from Paul Hastings vs. Coca Cola
- Perspectives: Recent cellphone ruling recalls high court cases