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by Joni Astrup Associate editor Delegates to a convention set for Saturday, March 24, in Elk River will decide who gets the Republican endorsement for an open seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives. Three known candidates are in the running: Nick Zerwas, Christopher Kumpula and Chad Westberg. All three are from Elk River. They […]

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by Dawn Feddersen-Poindexter ECM-Sun Newspapers Rogers Republicans agreed with the rest of the state at their caucus on Tuesday night. Twenty-six percent voted for Rick Santorum in Precinct 1 and a whopping 41 percent of Precinct 2 gave him their vote. Rogers resident, Jane Frazier, got an opportunity to meet the former senator at a […]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer If Zimmerman was a model for the rest of the nation, the presidential election in November would be between Rick Santorum and Barack Obama. Both the GOP and DFL precinct caucuses met in Zimmerman High School at 7 p.m. on Tuesday to cast their votes on the matter. Precincts represented […]

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•Click here to read more about the overall Republican straw poll results in Minnesota. by Joni Astrup Associate editor For a majority of Republicans attending Elk River’s precinct caucuses on Tuesday night, Rick Santorum was their man. Santorum carried Elk River with 141 votes in the non-binding presidential preference poll taken during the caucuses. Ron […]

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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 Chairman Ken Martin of the caucuses. DFL Secretary […]

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Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie has announced voters can now access the Caucus Finder, an easy-to-use, online service to assist Minnesotans in locating the precinct caucus of their choice in their neighborhood on Tuesday, Feb. 7. “The Caucus Finder is an important service that helps citizens take ownership of our democracy,” said Ritchie. “Minnesotans […]

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