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Elections & Campaigns

Minnesota’s Biden electors pledge to stay on script

Minnesota’s past brushes with Electoral College drama are a big reason why this year will probably lack it. Read more

8 months ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Bennett re-elected assistant minority leader for Minnesota House Republicans

District 27A Rep. Peggy Bennett, R-Albert Lea, was elected to a second consecutive term as an assistant minority leader on Wednesday for the Minnesota House ... Read more

8 months ago by Submitted.

Wisconsin high court declines to hear Trump election lawsuit

MADISON, Wis. — A split Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday refused to hear President Donald Trump’s lawsuit attempting to overturn his loss to Democrat Joe ... Read more

8 months ago by Associated Press.

Minnesota certifies Biden win, state voter turnout nears 80%

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s state canvassing board unanimously certified the state’s election results Tuesday, an ordinarily routine task that drew closer attention due to President Donald ... Read more

8 months ago by Associated Press.

Biden transition gets govt OK after Trump out of options

WASHINGTON — The federal government recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election, formally starting the transition of power after President ... Read more

8 months ago by Associated Press.

Catholics divided on Biden’s abortion stance

Catholics split almost evenly in supporting Donald Trump or Joe Biden in the presidential election. Now they’re sharply divided over a declaration by the head ... Read more

8 months ago by Associated Press.

Thousands rally behind Trump in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON — Fervent supporters of President Donald Trump rallied in Washington on Saturday behind his spurious claim of a stolen election and swarmed his motorcade ... Read more

8 months ago by Associated Press.

After court ruling, few Minnesotans risked late ballots

Relatively few Minnesota voters risked having a mail ballot arrive after Election Day, judging by the small number that came in during the subsequent week.  Read more

8 months ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Biden’s plea for cooperation confronts a polarized Congress

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden feels at home on Capitol Hill, but the place sure has changed since he left. The clubby atmosphere that Biden ... Read more

8 months ago by Associated Press.

Trump faces calls to work with Biden team on transition of power

WILMINGTON, Del. — President Donald Trump is facing pressure to cooperate with President-elect Joe Biden’s team to ensure a smooth transfer of power when the ... Read more

9 months ago by Associated Press.

Biden defeats Trump for White House, says ‘time to heal’

WASHINGTON — Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to be a ... Read more

9 months ago by Associated Press.

Pro-marijuana candidates could impact Minnesota Senate races

MINNEAPOLIS — Votes for pro-marijuana candidates could be the difference in a pair of Minnesota state Senate races, where those candidates pulled in thousands of ... Read more

9 months ago by Associated Press.

Biden sees path to 270; Trump attacks election integrity

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump is testing how far he can go in using the trappings of presidential power to undermine confidence in this week’s election ... Read more

9 months ago by Associated Press.

U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn beats Dan Feehan in southern Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS — Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn has defeated Democrat Dan Feehan in a hard-fought rematch of their 2018 race in a swing territory of ... Read more

9 months ago by Associated Press.

Dornink wins District 27 Senate seat

Republican Gene Dornink of Hayfield has unseated longtime DFL District 27 Sen. Dan Sparks of Austin.  Sparks was first elected to the seat in 2002 ... Read more

9 months ago by Sarah Stultz.

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