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District 27A candidate focused on improving area economy

A Hayward man running for the District 27A DFL endorsement said he is concerned about the local economy and would like to run for office ... Read more

2 days ago by Sarah Stultz.

Democrats delay nominating convention amid concerns

Democrats announced Thursday that they were postponing their presidential nominating convention until August, an unprecedented move that shows how the coronavirus is reshaping the battle for the ... Read more

3 days ago by Associated Press.

GOP moves to online party conventions

Minnesota Republicans will hold their local party conventions online instead of in-person because of the coronavirus. “During these trying and ever-changing times, it is important that ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Sanders reassessing his campaign after 3 more big Biden wins

WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders was trying to determine his next moves on Wednesday, after Joe Biden swept to victory in Florida, Illinois and Arizona and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Associated Press.

Ohio postpones primary, Florida workers a no-show

WASHINGTON — The new coronavirus hampered efforts by voters to get to the polls in some states on Tuesday as the global pandemic left the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Associated Press.

Minnesota DFL, GOP scale back political activity amid coronavirus concerns

Minnesota’s two biggest political parties decided Thursday night to delay upcoming conventions and scale back other activities as they respond to concerns about coronavirus and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Primary takeaways: Joe Biden’s nomination to lose

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden’s path to the Democratic presidential nomination widened significantly Tuesday with commanding victories in Mississippi, Missouri and Michigan, a state that his ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Associated Press.

Well done, sister suffragette!

A centennial celebration of the Freeborn County women who fought for their right to vote Read more

4 weeks ago by Ashley Ladlie.

Minnesota primary turnout pegged at nearly 22%

Rate nearly triple of precinct caucuses in 2016 Read more

1 month ago by Associated Press.

AP VoteCast: Health care the top issue in Minnesota

Voters in Minnesota’s Democratic primary ranked health care as the most important issue facing the country, well above the economy, race relations, foreign policy and ... Read more

1 month ago by Associated Press.

Freeborn County precinct primary election results

City of Albert Lea Ward 1, Precinct 1 Republican Party Donald Trump: 133 Write-in: 0 DFL Party Deval Patrick: 0 Tom Steyer: 0 Pete Buttigieg: ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Bloomberg drops out of presidential race, endorses Biden

NEW YORK — Billionaire Mike Bloomberg ended his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday and endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden. It was ... Read more

1 month ago by Associated Press.

Late deciders aid Biden, young loyal to Sanders

WASHINGTON — Many Democratic voters in Super Tuesday’s presidential primaries made up their minds just before casting a ballot — and Joe Biden appears to ... Read more

1 month ago by Associated Press.

Sanders wins top prize, California; Biden surges nationwide

WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders seized Super Tuesday’s biggest prize with a victory in California, while a resurgent Joe Biden scored wins across the country with ... Read more

1 month ago by Associated Press.

Locals pick Biden in primary

Sanders takes 2nd place in Freeborn County Freeborn County Democratic-Farmer-Labor voters on Tuesday followed suit with the rest of Minnesota and selected former Vice President ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

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