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Lil Ortendahl (right) of Osakis watched the Electoral College proceedings at Monday's formal ceremony at the state Capitol. (Photo by Don Davis, State Capitol Bureau)

Electoral College seals Obama's win in Minnesota

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ST. PAUL -- Joe Moren taught high school students about the Electoral College for 40 years, but he really came to understand it Monday when he cast a vote for Barack Obama.

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The 82-year-old Hibbing man, one of Minnesota's 10 electors, has been active in Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party politics most of his life, but usually not in the spotlight, saying: "I enjoyed being a king-maker rather than a king."

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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