MN elections

Today we learned about the current legislation in the MN Session having to do with federal election funding of election security with Secretary of State Steve Simon. 

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The 8th Congressional District covers a huge part of north central and northeastern MN, from the northern suburbs of the Twin Cities to the Canadian border.  On the eve of election day, we have some final thoughts from the main party candidates running for the 8th District seat in Congress - Republican Pete Stauber from Duluth, and DFLer Joe Radinovich from Crosby.

Sarah Bignall spoke with Radinovich and Stauber about campaign finance reform, the effects of BIG money on politics and each candidate got a last minute appeal to undecided voters.

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During the first week of October Lakeland PBS hosted a series of debates with candidates running for the MN House of Representatives.  Steve Green (R) from Fosston is the incumbent and Karen Branden from Park Rapids (DFL).  Our thanks to Dennis Weimann and Bill Sanford from Lakeland PBS for including us in their debates.

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This time Aaron and Chuck tell us about the politics of health care as it relates to one of the most watched Congressional races in the U.S. - MN's District 8.  

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Chuck Marohn and Aaron Brown continue the conversation on the politics of Congressional District 8.  This time they unpack the topic of immigration.  What are the strategies for the candidates when it comes to the immigration debate?  How is the overall philosophy on immigration between parties differ?  Chuck Marohn gives us an analysis of Republican candidate P

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MN's Congressional District 8 is one of the most watched, close-margined in the country.  Check Five Thirty Eight for up to date polling.

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Marshall Helmberger, editor and publisher of the Timberjay Newspaper reported to us today his findings and investigation in the almost 20 point swing between September and October in the Congressional District 8 race in Minnesota between Joe Radinovich (DFL) Pete Stauber (R) and Skip Sandman (Independent). 

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During the first week of October Lakeland PBS hosted a series of debates with candidates running for the MN House of Representatives.  Representative Sandy Layman is the Republican candidate  for House District 5b and her DFL opponent is Pat Medure. Our thanks to Dennis Weimann and Bill Sanford from Lakeland PBS for including us in their debates.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minnesota%27s_8th_congressional_district

This time Chuck and Aaron dig into District 8 by discussing some of the campaign mudslinging, on a personal level.  

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MinnPost illustration by Greta Kaul

"the margin of error is 4.2%"  "Polls are neck and neck!"  "Your candidate is ahead!" 

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