Things are winding down now. Thanks to the Humphrey Institute’s Larry Jacobs for his insight. He took one more run through the data and leaves us with these few key thoughts: — Republican Tom Emmer so far is trailing Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s 2006 share of the vote while Independence Party candidate Tom Horner is Read more →
Archives for November 2, 2010
Hennepin County has corrected data on their website and the result is that DFL-er Mark Dayton’s still holds a strong lead over Republican Tom Emmer. Hennepin over-reported votes in some districts earlier this evening and posted incorrect data on its website indicating a huge vote lead for Dayton over Emmer. When the fix was made, Read more →
Surprising losses by DFL-ers in some key Minnesota House and Senate races tonight at least raise the possibility Democrats could cede control of one or both legislative bodies to Republicans. Republicans lost the Minnesota House in 2006 and haven’t had a majority in the state senate since the 1970s. The Humphrey Institute’s Larry Jacobs tells Read more →
We’re still waiting for Hennepin County to fix some tabulating problems on their website. Still, the patterns are strong enough to indicate that Independence Party candidate Tom Horner is drawing significant numbers of votes away from Republican Tom Emmer, says the Humphrey Institute’s Larry Jacobs. Horner support is holding steady at 12% and it looks Read more →
Hennepin County voting officials tell MPR News that some of the data they posted online regarding Minnesota elections is incorrect and are working on fixing the problem shortly. MPR Politics Tweets: Hennepin problems occurred in Corcoran, Crystal, Hopkins, Independence, Maple Plain, Medina, Minnetrista, Orono, Rogers and St. Anthony.
MPR’s Molly Bloom sends us these updates on winners of various Minnesota races, as called by the Associated Press. You can find more winners here and here. SD36 – Thompson – GOP SD37 – Gerlach – GOP 23B – Brynaert – DFL 36B – Garofalo – GOP 37A – Mack – GOP 39B – Atkins Read more →
As we track the Minnesota governor’s race into the night, the Humphrey Institute’s Larry Jacobs notes that Republican Tom Emmer is currently trailing the pace that incumbent Republican Tim Pawlenty set in 2006 in Anoka and Dakota counties — key GOP areas. It’s possible that Independence Party candidate Tom Horner is drawing off Republican votes, Read more →
Sutton says Anoka county could determine who is elected governor.
Will Minnesota run against the national wave of GOP gains? Mark Ritchie’s return to the Minnesota Secretary of State’s office may be evidence of that, says the Humphrey Institute’s Larry Jacobs. He tells us: Ritchie winning bucks the trend. I don’t want to be premature, but if you’re looking for an early indicator…Use a little Read more →