A new crop of conservative fundraising organizations have appeared over the last 18 months to build on existing mainstay groups geared up help candidates and causes.Read More »
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Gov. Mark Dayton could get a bill authorizing the online registration -- the policy isn't controversial among lawmakers, just the way the secretary of state's office put it in place -- as early as Tuesday, which would minimize service disruptions. Roughly 3,600 people have used the system to register to vote.Read More »
In 2012, the DFL and 13 of its Senate candidates benefited from hundreds of thousands of dollars in falsely classified independent expenditures that in fact were paid for by the party.Read More »
Kelly Fenton brought two distinct abilities to the table in Ted Lillie’s 2010 successful state senate campaign against incumbent DFLer Kathy Saltzman — a connection to the Woodbury community and the ability to craft a winning message, he said.Read More »
The sex offender task force's final recommendations emphasized the importance of separating the civil commitment process from the risk of political interference.
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Fenton, of Woodbury, said Monday that her last day as deputy chair will be Jan. 1. She is running for the House District 53B seat next fall after incumbent GOP Rep. Andrea Kieffer announced she would not seek re-election. Fenton initially said she would continue as deputy chairwoman during her run for the House.Read More »
Fenton announced Friday morning that she had registered to run for the House District 53B seat with the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board. That seat is currently held by GOP Rep. Andrea Kieffer, who recently announced she would not seek re-election in 2014.Read More »
Johnson, a Hennepin County Commissioner, and Ortman, a state senator from Chanhassen, placed first in candidate straw polls cast by Republican Party of Minnesota activists gathered at the National Sports Center in Blaine on Saturday. Johnson beat five other Republican candidates for governor with 35 percent of the vote, with state Sen. Dave Thompson coming in second with 27 percent of the vote.
Tagged with: Bron Scherer Chris Dahlberg Dave Thompson Harold Shudlick Jeff Johnson Jim Abeler Julianne Ortman Keith Downey Kurt Zellers Mart Seifert Mike McFadden Monti Moreno Republican Party of Minnesota Rob Farnsworth Scott HonourRead More »