House Winners And Losers: DFL And GOP Both Flip Two Seats in Minnesota

The Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Party won five of Minnesota’s eight congressional districts, adding to an already decisive night of Democratic victories across the state. There were, however, some key Republican upsets throughout Minnesota, particularly in Minnesota’s First Congressional District where Republican Jim Hagedorn was called the winner early Wednesday morning. Republican…

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In Already Competitive Election Cycle, Minnesota’s Seventh Congressional District Now Considered A ‘Toss Up’

Minnesota is already home to several competitive congressional races, but its Seventh District just got added to the list. Minnesota’s Seventh Congressional District has been represented by Blue-Dog Democrat Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN-07) for nearly thirty years, but some in the rural district are looking for a fresh voice as…

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Polls Show Tight Races in Minnesota’s High-Stakes Elections

Pete Stauber, Joe Radinovich

A new poll shows that Minnesota Democrats are fighting to hang on to the state’s Eighth Congressional District, which has leaned blue for nearly 70 years. The new poll comes out of The New York Times’ partnership with Siena College, which has a goal of polling “dozens of the most…

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