How will the Democrats Reconnect to Voters? By Craig Stellmacher | November 5, 2010 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on MN House Subscribe to MN House The biggest reason Democrats may have lost on election day was voter apathy. In Minnesota nearly 40 percent of voters did not go to the polls. While that’s better than most states, it’s still below the turnout of 2008. We asked the new DFL Minority leaders about that. Revenue or tax? More video Senator Tom Bakk, when asked what are the chances of a Dayton Budget passing, talks about how revenue will have to go up. ;At his side, is Representative Paul Thissen, the other new Minority Leader after the election. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.