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November 7, 2018
Ellison declares victory in attorney general’s race
November 7, 2018 - 12:33am
DFL takes back control of House; GOP holds Senate with special election victory
November 7, 2018 - 12:24am
 Governor-elect Tim Walz reaches out to an enthusiastic supporter before giving his victory speech at the DFL election night party in St. Paul, Tuesday, Nov. 6.  (Scott Takushi / Pioneer Press)
Walz wins governor race with 'One Minnesota'
November 7, 2018 - 12:05am
November 6, 2018
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar gives her victory speech at the DFL election night party in St. Paul, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Klobuchar wins re-election bid for Minnesota
November 6, 2018 - 11:53pm
Tina Smith
Smith bests Housley in special U.S. Senate race in Minnesota
November 6, 2018 - 11:44pm
Voters wait to feed their ballots into a counting machine at Lake Community Church in Alexandria Tuesday. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Heavy turnout for non-presidential year
November 6, 2018 - 8:19pm
November 5, 2018
Get election results online
November 5, 2018 - 7:01am
November 4, 2018
Henry Korpela of Mountain Iron is a dedicated volunteer for the Pete Stauber campaign. "I would do anything for Pete," said Korpela during a recent visit to Stauber's Hermantown campaign headquarters. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Campaign volunteers, an appreciation: Grassroots efforts key to upcoming election
November 4, 2018 - 6:05am
November 3, 2018
Minnesota’s big races — and there are a lot of them — near the finish line. Here’s a refresher on their top issues
November 3, 2018 - 4:32pm
November 2, 2018
Women in political races across the country predicted to make history
November 2, 2018 - 9:00pm
November 1, 2018
Minnesota congressional races competitive, could effect U.S. House control
November 1, 2018 - 2:31pm
October 31, 2018
Jan Beliveau
Lake group seeking half-cent sales tax
October 31, 2018 - 7:52am
October 29, 2018
Voter's Guide available online
October 29, 2018 - 5:20pm
Minnesota health insurance exchange’s open enrollment begins Thursday
October 29, 2018 - 3:29pm
October 27, 2018
Democrat Tim Walz, left, and Republican Jeff Johnson are vying for the Minnesota governor's seat. Walz is leading in the polls, but Johnson is narrowing the gap with less than two weeks to go until Election Day, Nov. 6. Forum News Service file photo
Johnson narrows gap with Walz in governor’s race with Election Day looming
October 27, 2018 - 11:23am
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