We are finishing the last hour of the Daily Circuit today with a four-minute mix of sound from this week’s election in Minnesota. Voters rejected two constitutional amendments and returned the DFL to control the state Legislature.
Here is the piece you heard at the end of the 11am hour (produced by Marc Sanchez):
The audio you hear starts with sound from this video, which became viral this week – the moment the ‘vote no’ side of the marriage amendment learned it had won.
Tom Weber serves as co-host for MPR News’ The Daily Circuit. He joined MPR News in Jan. 2008 as a general assignment reporter, and soon moved to the K-12 education beat. In 2011, Weber was the lead reporter on MPR News’ investigation into Minnesota’s anti-bullying law, a ground-breaking report that has prompted new proposals and vigorous debate. Weber was a morning news anchor and reporter for KWMU St. Louis Public Radio for more than five years. He has won the regional Edward R. Murrow awards for writing and use of sound.