by Betsy Sundquist
Published: June 2, 2010
Tags: Benjamin Kruse, Charles Wiger, Cindy Erickson, Gov. Tim Pawlenty, Greg Davids, Jack Uldrich, Jeremy Kalin, Jesse Ventura, Jim Mulder, Julianne Ortman, Karen Clark, Kerry Gauthier, Leo Foley, Mark Dayton, Mark Jenkins, Mee Moua, Melissa Hortman, Paul Rosenthal, Phyllis Kahn, Ray Vandeveer, Roger Reinert, Sandy Pappas, Scott Newman, Sharon Erickson Ropes, Sheldon Anderson, Stephen Kemp, Steve Dille, Tom Horner, Tony Cornish, Torrey Westrom, Yvonne Prettner
As Minnesota’s Republican Party was giddily tweeting the news that the party had fielded candidates for all 201 seats in the state Legislature for the first time in 30 years, the Independence Party of Minnesota was quietly celebrating its own milestone: 16 candidates for the Legislature in 2010, seven in Senate districts and nine in House districts.
Published: August 24, 2009
Tags: Benjamin Kruse, Blake Huffman, Charles Wiger, Chris Gerlach, Daniel Kaiser, Darrin Anderson, Dean Urdahl, Debbie Johnson, Derrick Lindstrom, Doug Pagitt, Erik Ogren, Greg Davids, Jannaya Styrlund, Jason White, Jeremy Kalin, Jeremy Lindman, Julie Bunn, Keith Downey, Leo Foley, Lisa Fobbe, Lyle Koenen, Mark Buesgens, Mark Jenkins, Mark Martin, Michelle Gatz, Mike Piper, Patti Fritz, Paul Koering, Paul Meunier, Roberta Gibbons, Rudy Takala, Sandra Peterson, Sandy Rummel, Stephen Kemp, Tara Mack, Taylor Stevenson, Tim Faust
Main Story: Bring on the challengers • House District 8B: Rudy Takala, a Republican from Pine City, is challenging second-term Rep. Tim Faust, DFL-Hinckley. • Senate District 12: Taylor Stevenson, a DFLer from Baxter, is challenging Sen. Paul Koering, R-Fort Ripley, now serving his second term. • Senate District 16: Jason White, a Republican from [...]