ELECTIONS

In 2021, St. Paul’s First African American Mayor Looks Back At His First Four Years

What can you expect from St. Paul first African American mayor? Days before Melvin Carter won a surprising first round ballot election he gave a speech pretending he had already…
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MN Gubernatorial Race Kicks Off With First Live-Streamed Forum In Duluth

All six DFL candidates running for governor will appear at Minnesota's AFSCME convention in Duluth on Friday. The forum will be live-streamed here on The UpTake.
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MN GOP Candidates Forum in New Hope

The Republican Liberty Caucus of Minnesota (RLCMN) holds one of the first Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Forum of the 2018 election in New Hope.
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Angie Craig And Jason Lewis Debate On Almanac- Full Video And Transcript

It was the first debate between the two major party candidates for Minnesota's only open congressional seat. Watch the video, read the transcript or do both!
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Hagedorn Echoes Trump-Style Talking Points In CD1 Debate

Black Lives Matter is "extreme," and the federal government needs to focus on preventing "Islamic terrorists" from voting or even entering the U.S.— just some of the positions held both…
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Rep. Rick Nolan & Stewart Mills Debate- Full Transcript And Captioned Video

This is likely to be their only face-to-face meeting before November's election. The debate was a rematch of their 2014 race and covered many of the same themes — guns,…
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Minnesota Primary Winner Is…The Electronic Poll Book

Something was different when Hennepin County voters cast their primary ballots Tuesday. Things were faster. Not just because it was a primary with light turnout, but because the voter check-in…
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Election Day Voting Just Got Faster In Hennepin County

Expect lines to be shorter for the August 9 primary and November 8 general elections in the parts of Hennepin County that are using new iPad-based electronic poll books
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How To Engage A Huge Voting Bloc: 64-Million Low-Wage Workers

Can the energy of the "Fight for $15" battle be tapped for the November elections?
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