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December 3, 2010
Recount concludes, but Emmer still seeks answers
ST. PAUL -- A recount that ended Friday night did not deliver Tom Emmer the votes he needs to win Minnesota's governorship, but he is not giving up until he gets a few more answers. Depending on those answers, he could take the election to court. When Hennepin County election officials...
News / politics
December 3, 2010 - 9:43pm
November 30, 2010
Dayton, Emmer camps take different routes
ST. PAUL -- One of Minnesota's two governor hopefuls is in Washington, D.C. today, meeting with governors and White House officials, while representatives of the other are challenging ballots and thinking about challenging the election in court. Democrat Mark Dayton, holding his...
November 30, 2010 - 9:46pm
No major changes in area counties' recounts
WORTHINGTON -- Six southwest Minnesota counties started -- and finished on the same day -- their required recounts for the still-unresolved Minnesota governor's race. Ashley Kurtz, deputy auditor/treasurer in Rock County, said the recount in her county was completed by 11:30 a.m....
November 30, 2010 - 9:44pm
November 29, 2010
Dayton gains in recount
ST. PAUL -- Recount 2010 started quietly Monday, with one exception, as Mark Dayton picked up a mere 24 votes in the Minnesota governor race. Democrat...
November 29, 2010 - 9:39pm
November 26, 2010
Ballot counters hope Minnesota voters learned election lessons
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans remember all too well the days, weeks, months of squabbling over ballots two years ago. There were ballots with stray marks, raising in some minds a question about who those voters actually picked in the 2008 U.S. Senate race. In a classic example, the oval...
News / politics
November 26, 2010 - 9:16pm
November 22, 2010
Second-place Emmer loses in Supreme Court
ST. PAUL -- Governor hopeful Tom Emmer lost a Supreme Court ruling Monday as an election board prepares to order 2.1 million ballots Minnesotans...
November 22, 2010 - 9:12pm
November 17, 2010
Emmer signs petition on votes
ST. PAUL -- Tom Emmer said he wants the Minnesota Supreme Court to make sure that the concept of one person, one vote was followed in this month's...
November 17, 2010 - 8:03pm
November 15, 2010
Legal battle over election data may be avoided
Tensions are easing as lawyers for St. Louis County and Minnesota Republicans work toward an amicable settlement to the party's lawsuit demanding fast access to election data. Both sides said Monday that a resolution was at hand without any legal proceedings. Republicans filed...
November 15, 2010 - 11:08pm
November 12, 2010
Keeping the votes safe
WORTHINGTON -- Earlier this week, Judge Jeffrey Flynn granted a petition of the Nobles County Auditor-Treasurer in response to a request by the Republican party for ballot security. The order, filed Wednesday in Nobles County District Court, states the ballots cast in Nobles County...
November 12, 2010 - 8:45pm
November 5, 2010
Recount could end by Dec. 14
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie hopes to have a governor's race recount wrapped up by mid-December. A timeline from his office shows Dec. 14 as the date the board could certify a new governor. However, the losing candidate could take the election to court, where...
News / politics
November 5, 2010 - 9:40pm
Editorial: Plenty of change coming - we hope
Minnesota voters sent a clear message Tuesday night, at least as far as the State Legislature is concerned. Republicans will now be in control of the House and Senate, a change that reflected the collective mood of the national electorate. The effectiveness of a GOP-led legislature,...
opinion / politics / editorials
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
Election deja vu
ST. PAUL -- Hit the rewind button for 2008. Minnesotans probably will wait weeks to find out who they elected governor while they watch judges...
November 3, 2010 - 9:34pm
Republicans get ready for recount
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Republican Party is bringing in a Washington, D.C. recount expert to organize its effort to overturn a 9,000-vote...
News / politics
November 3, 2010 - 2:00pm
April 18, 2009
Coleman relies on 'equal protection' argument
ST. PAUL -- Norm Coleman says a constitutional principle, ensuring all voters are treated equally, drives his continuing U.S. Senate election fight. The former senator said his appeal to the Minnesota Supreme Court about the 2008 election outcome, which he plans to file Monday afternoon...
April 18, 2009 - 12:00am
April 16, 2009
Letter: Coleman, GOP opposing democratic values
Senate Republicans support Coleman's hopeless election challenge only to preserve their ability to obstruct the Senate through filibuster. These same Republican Senators once threatened to ban the use of filibusters in order to force judicial appointments opposed by the then Democrat...
opinion / letters
April 16, 2009 - 12:00am