Republican Jeff Johnson is calling on DFL Governor Mark Dayton to agree to 13 debates including two at the Minnesota State Fair. Johnson, the Republican nominee for governor, made the pitch during a news conference at the State Fair this morning. Governor Dayton has declined an invitation by MPR News to participate in a Read more →
A new poll shows DFL candidates for statewide office leading their Republican opponents by 8 points. Read more →
There is truth in an ad attacking GOP governor candidate Jeff Johnson. But it wanders into misleading territory by linking two unrelated votes Johnson cast while he was in the Legislature.
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New ad blasts GOP gubernatorial candidate on education spending Read more →
Parties take a different approach to post-primary news conferences. Read more →
A checklist of things to watch as the returns come in on primary night. Read more →
Gov. Mark Dayton has named his deputy chief of staff as the interim commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Administration. Read more →
Hennepin County Commissioner and Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson says he’s focusing now on DFL Gov.Mark Dayton rather than his three rivals in next week’s primary. Johnson, the GOP-endorsed candidate for governor, held a mock groundbreaking today for the new $90 million Senate office building under construction near the state Capitol. Johnson opposes the project Read more →
The Minnesota Secretary of State’s Office says the number of absentee ballots returned and accepted this year continues to lag the number of ballots cast at the same time four years ago. Secretary of State Mark Ritchie issued a news release today saying 15,883 absentee ballots have been returned and accepted compared to 20,919 in Read more →
Construction on a new Minnesota Senate office building is scheduled to begin Wednesday.
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