MPR Gubernatorial Debate at the State Fair

We attended today’s MPR Gubernatorial Debate at the State Fair between Congressman Tim Walz (DFL-MN) and Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson (R-MN). Around a third of the crowd were wearing Walz T-shirts, and whenever a response from the crowd occurred it...

Reading the Tea Leaves in the MN Governor’s Race

With the release of the Suffolk University/St Cloud Times Poll of likely voters taken 08/17-08/20 the poll aligns with where we believe this race will finish with Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN01) prevailing over Hennepin County Commission Jeff Johnson (R-MN) with a 5-6...

2018 State Fair Polls

Once again, we attended the Great-Minnesota-Get-Together and stopped by the legislative booths in the Education Building. We collected the Annual Polls from the House and Senate. As we have said, this often is an indicator of where the majorities legislative...

Not Surprising New Democratic Millstone is Keith Ellison

It didn’t take Republicans very long, Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN05) is now being used as a millstone around the necks of Minnesota’s DFL candidates. The Congressional Leadership Fund, a Republican PAC run by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI01) began airing ads...

Ellison Endorsed for Attorney General

Accused abuser Congressman Keith Ellison (DFL-MN05) attended the DFL Central Committee in Cambridge. During his speech, he said, he takes the claims seriously and had to leave right away to catch a plane. There were protesters outside of the building. A delegate...

Analyzing the Primary Results By Congressional District

When you look at the Governor Primary Election results by the eight Congressional Districts a few clear points emerge. On the DFL side, Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN01) carried five Congressional Districts, all in Greater MN, but he was competitive in all. He finished...