The endorsement letters for Red Wing’s special mayoral election have started trickling into our office. There are less than four weeks before June 11, when citizens will decide which of six candidates will become the community’s titular head. The time to weigh in is now.
Minnesota’s 2014 governor race is under way.
Village of Ellsworth voters will choose between four candidates for three Village Board seats in Tuesday’s election.
No. 4: Voters toppled a tax, flipped the state Legislature and approved a school levy, among other decisions, on a ballot stuffed with names and questions this November.
Incoming Assistant Senate Majority Leader Katie Sieben, DFL-Cottage Grove, has her sights set on improving the state’s election process as incoming chairwoman of the Senate elections subcommittee.
ST. PAUL — Joe Moren taught high school students about the Electoral College for 40 years, but he really came to understand it Monday when he cast a vote for Barack Obama.
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Incumbents won all three Minnesota Supreme Court justice elections.
There were three candidates for the open seats on the Kenyon-Wanamingo School Board. Karla Bauer won 1,823 votes, Greg Dotson received 1,766 and Douglas Kyllo brought in 2,087 votes. There were 93 write-ins.
Three candidates will fill the three open Cannon Falls School Board seats. Each got about a third of the vote. Jerry Reinardy got 2,849 votes, Bob Brintnall got 2,813 and Brenda Owens received 2,766 votes. There were 133 write-ins.
With more than 67 percent of the vote, Rod Steele won the race for mayor in Pine Island.
Two candidates were elected to two seats on the Wanamingo City Council. Jennifer Berquam received 419 votes and Ryan Holmes garnered 425 votes. There were 22 write-ins.
Bernie Overby and Scott Androli both ran unopposed for two separate seats on the Kenyon Township Board and finished the night with a majority of the votes.