McGuire Set for Return to the Legislature

The Special Election to fill the seat vacancy of Sen Ellen Anderson (DFL-66, St. Paul) after her appointment by Governor Mark Dayton (DFL) to Chair the Public Utilities Commission results in a return to the state legislature by former Rep Mary Jo McGuire (DFL-Falcon...

Candidates for Senate District 66 Finalized

The field for the Special Election Primaries in Senate District 66 is now set. Both the DFL and the Republican Parties contending to be on the ballot for April 21, 2011, Special election to fill the seat being vacated by Sen Ellen Anderson (DFL-66, St. Paul). On the...

Activities in Senate District 66

In recent years the DFL Party has relied heavily on the Voters Action Network (VAN), which is an integrated database where allied groups, unions, community activist organizations and the Democratic Party have shared lists of political information on their membership....

Odd Men Out

Rep Betty McCollum (DFL-55B, North St Paul) held her first major fundraiser after her May 6th endorsement. The gathering featured retiring Congressman Bruce Vento and four of her competitors in the endorsement contest: Mary Rosenthal, Rep Mary Jo...

Additional Endorsements in the 4th Congressional District

The endorsement fight for the DFL 4th Congressional District may have been the smoothest ever seen in a multi-candidate field, but that doesn’t mean it is time to rest on one’s laurels. By all indications, that is far from endorsee Rep Betty McCollum’s (DFL-55B,...