2012 elections
With a “Believe in America” banner behind him, Gov. Mitt Romney offered a very gracious congratulations to President Obama on his re-election Tuesday to a second term. “This is a great time for challenges for America and I want to wish President Obama the best,” said Romney. Romney paid trib...Read More
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The Minnesota Senate DFL caucus was envisioning a possible return to leadership with some very key election victories. In Senate District 51 Sen. Pam Wolf was defeated by former House member Alice Johnson. Sen. Benjamin Kruse of Brooklyn Park was defeated by John Hoffman in District 47. Rep. Keith D...Read More
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by Dawn Feddersen-Poindexter Sen. Warren Limmer has won re-election against Sharon Bahensky. He came in with 57 percent of the vote to retain his seat. Limmer, a Republican, has been a State Senator in District 32 since 1995. Previously, he was a State Representative from 1988 until he was appointe...Read More
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by Dawn Feddersen-Poindexter Rep. Joyce Peppin defeated challenger Adam Fisher. Peppin received 64 percent of the vote to Fisher’s 36 percent. Both are residents of Rogers. Peppin, a Republican, has held the seat since 2004....Read More
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Republicans from Otsego and other areas of eastern Wright County appear to be sending a new face to the Minnesota House of Representatives next January in David FitzSimmons, of Albertville, based on early unofficial voting totals Nov. 6. With four of eight precincts counted in House District 30B, re...Read More
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Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar won easy reelection to a second, six-year term Election Day (Nov. 6), crushing Republican opponent Rep. Kurt Bills by a wide margin. “We won the right way,” Klobuchar told Democrats gathered in St. Paul Tuesday evening. “He (Bills) campaigned hard to the end....Read More
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by Dawn Feddersen-Poindexter Contributing writer Rogers Mayor Jay Bunting defeated challenger Bob Ivey with 60% of the vote. Bunting received 3277 votes to Ivey’s 2157. Bunting was unanimously appointed Mayor in June by the City Council after Mayor Jason Grimm stepped down from the position in an...Read More
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