On the 9th ballot, Sunfish Lake businessman Mike McFadden surged ahead in a close contest for the U.S. Senate endorsement. He came out with 53.17 percent of the vote, while St. Louis County Commissioner Chris Dahlberg, who had the lead until this round of balloting, secured 44.98 percent of the vote. McFadden fell 134 votes Read more →
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After eight ballots the contest for the Republican U.S. Senate endorsement couldn’t be much closer. St. Louis County Commissioner Chris Dahlberg had 49.35% of the vote and Sunfish Lake businessman Mike McFadden had 49.2% of the vote. The comes out to 956 votes for Dahlberg and 953 for McFadden. To win the endorsement in this round of Read more →
After a few hours of sleep, delegates have gathered again at the Rochester Mayo Civic Center, undecided on who will be their endorsed candidate for U.S. Senate. On the last ballot, St. Louis County Commissioner Chris Dahlberg was leading with 54 percent of the vote and Sunfish Lake businessman Mike McFadden had 44 percent of Read more →
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Scott Honour has chosen state Sen. Karin Housley, R-St. Mary’s Point, as his running mate. “Karin, like me, has spent most of her life working in the private sector, not in government,” Honour said. “She has the ‘get things done’ approach that is so critical to making our state better for all Minnesotans.” Read more →
After nearly nine hours of voting, delegates at the state’s Republican Party left the Rochester Civic Center just before 2 a. m. Saturday undecided on their U.S. Senate endorsement. St. Louis County Commissioner Chris Dalhberg and businessman Mike McFadden remained locked in a narrow race. Dahlberg had 54 percent of the vote and McFadden had Read more →
On the fifth ballot Chris Dahlberg had 44 percent of the vote, and Mike McFadden had 34.5 percent.
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Three GOP candidates are still deadlocked in a fight for the party’s endorsement for U.S. Senate.
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After three rounds of voting, St. Louis County Commissioner Chris Dahlberg has an even stronger lead in his campaign to win the Republican Party endorsement for U.S. Senate. But his quest may be complicated by Phillip Parrish, a Navy reservist who secured enough votes to move to the fourth ballot but dropped out nevertheless. He Read more →
In round two of voting, St. Louis County Commissioner Chris Dahlberg has the clear lead for the U.S. Senate endorsement among Republican delegates. Dahlberg, an Iraq war veteran, has had unexpected success so far at the state party’s convention. Meanwhile, Rep. Jim Abeler, R-Anoka, and Monti Moreno dropped off in the second round of voting because Read more →