2012 elections

By T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter Republicans expressed a certain mystification over the thumping they took last night. “Nobody saw it coming,” said Rep. Jim Abeler, R-Anoka, a 14-year veteran of the House, of Republicans losing the legislature, a congressman, two amendments. “I was surprised,” said Jeff Johnson, Minnesota Republican National committeeman and Hennepin County [...]

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Because of redistricting all 201 of Minnesota’s legislative seats were up for grabs. Prior to the election, Republicans controlled both the house and senate. In the House, the GOP controlled 72 seats to the DFL’s 62 seats. In the Senate, it’s 37 Republicans to 30 Democrats. As of 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, the DFL had already [...]

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An editor’s note: The Nov. 6 General Election drew 89.06 percent voter turnout for Houston County. Below are the local results as compiled by the Houston County auditor. Judicial Offices Supreme Court Chief Justice √ Lorie Skjerven Gildea            4,411 Dan Griffith                    3,662 Write-in                        16 [...]

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An editor’s note: The Nov. 6 General Election drew 89.06 percent voter turnout for Houston County. Below are the local results as compiled by the Houston County auditor. SCHOOLS School District of Houston Board member                Vote for three Mimi Carlson                587 Steve Scheu                439 √ Kevin [...]

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An editor’s note: The Nov. 6 General Election drew 89.06 percent voter turnout for Houston County. Below are the local results as compiled by the Houston County auditor. County Offices Commissioner District 1 Jack Miller                    991 √ Judy Storlie                    1,134 Write-in                        8 [...]

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