2012 Election Recap
As a nation, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were re-elected in the 2012 Election with 303 electoral votes versus Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan’s 206 Electoral College votes. Obama also earned the lead in the popular vote with 59,621,436 compared to Romney’s 56,989,709. As a state, O...Read More
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Northwest metro cities post stellar turnout percentages According to the Center for the Study of the American Electorate, voter turnout nationwide was lower than in the past two presidential elections with 57.5 percent turnout. Minnesota nabbed the title for highest voter turnout in the nation for t...Read More
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In addition to Nov. 6 determining the course of the U.S. Presidency and fate of the two amendments on Minnesota’s state ballot, residents in Champlin and Dayton had another reason to head to the polls in droves – new city leadership. Both of the city’s incumbent mayors chose not to run for re-...Read More
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John Hoffman, vice chair of the Anoka-Hennepin School Board, won Senate District 36 with a comfortable margin over his opponent, incumbent Sen. Benjamin Kruse, R-Brooklyn Park. District 36 covers Brooklyn Park north of 85th Avenue, as well as Champlin and part of Coon Rapids. Kruse was elected in 20...Read More
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