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by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer Political buzz is rarely as high in any party as in those years when the White House is up for grabs, but many Minnesota Democrats in particular have had little to pique their interest early in this non-presidential year 2014, said one local Senate district chairm...Read More
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• Voters will choose delegates, discuss resolutions and take straw polls by Seth Rowe and Jim Boyle ECM Sun Newspapers Voters who would like an opportunity to shape political parties at a grassroots level may do so during upcoming precinct caucuses. While the caucuses receive less attention during...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Elk River Democrats of Ward 1, Precinct A and B, cast their presidential straw poll for U.S. President Barack Obama and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar. No surprises there. Perhaps of some surprise to those who came to the DFL caucus, all of them in this particular Elk River High School ...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer Republican straw poll voters in Otsego aligned with most of Minnesota’s other caucus precincts Feb. 7 by casting the most preferential ballots for presidential candidate Rick Santorum, with his support among those gathered in Otsego City Hall coming in stronger ...Read More
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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter It’s a chance to shape the political parties and the fortunes of candidates. Minnesotans will caucus on Tuesday, Feb. 7, gathering in neighborhoods across the state for an exercise in democracy. “It’s always a big deal,” said Minnesota DFL State Party Chair...Read More
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