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elections 2018

July 20, 2018
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz offers up a proposal Wednesday, July 18, 2018, to provide up to $12 billion a year to small communities throughout the country. The proposal came from Walz as a congressman, but it could help him in his run for Minnesota governor. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Official announcement or politics?
July 20, 2018 - 5:03pm
July 16, 2018
Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon says on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, that he wants lawmakers to approve him spending $1.5 million  of federal funds to improve voter database security. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Trump Russian comments rile Minnesota elections leader
July 16, 2018 - 5:11pm
June 5, 2018
Democracy shows through in crowded attorney general race
June 5, 2018 - 8:13pm
June 4, 2018
Attorney General Lori Swanson and U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan tell the media on Monday, June 4, 2018, they are running for Minnesota governor and lieutenant governor. Swanson dropped out of the Democratic endorsement race for her current job over the weekend and Nolan earlier announced he is retiring. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Busy Minnesota political day includes Swanson for governor announcement
June 4, 2018 - 6:56pm
June 3, 2018
Democratic Minnesota governor candidate Erin Murphy, right, and running mate  Erin Maye Quade wave to the state convention crowd Sunday, June 3, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
DFL notebook: Erin, Erin on Minnesota ticket
June 3, 2018 - 5:45pm
Justin Vold, who lives near Litchfield, works on his phone at the Minnesota DFL convention in Rochester on Sunday, June 3, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Trump factor affects both party conventions
June 3, 2018 - 3:42pm
June 2, 2018
Minnesota governor candidate Erin Murphy waits on stairs as state Rep. Ilhan Omar introduces her Saturday, June 2, 2018, as seen on the large screen in the background, at the state DFL convention in Rochester. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Murphy endorsed, but Walz to challenge in primary
June 2, 2018 - 6:35pm
April 12, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday, April 12, 2018, outlines how he would like to end the legislative session in about five weeks. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton seeks funds to keep suicide hotline going
April 12, 2018 - 7:12pm
March 16, 2018
Buffers of grass that filter crop land pollutants and soil out of water are required by Minnesota law. Submitted photo / Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Capitol Chatter: Buffer-related lawsuit fails
March 16, 2018 - 2:05pm
February 1, 2018
Cathy Witthoeft, left, and her husband Brian stack books during the Minnesota Republican caucus at Moorhead High School on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Forum News Service file photo.
Upcoming Minn. caucuses, ND conventions offer access to political ground floor
February 1, 2018 - 11:01pm
November 11, 2017
Paula Overby
Transgender candidate announces U.S. Senate campaign in Minn., seeking Green Party endorsement
November 11, 2017 - 1:48am
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