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Minnesota's mining debate plays a key role in primary for open house seat

The tug-of-war between mining jobs in the state and environmental concerns took center stage in a primary vote way up in northeast Minnesota.

Koochiching County Commissioner Rob Ecklund won the DFL primary Tuesday night in a race to fill the Minnesota House District 3A seat following Rep. 476 more words


Gledhill Wins Town Council Seat

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Independent Candidate Liz Gledhill edged out her opponents for an open Town Council seat on Tuesday.
The final count had Independent Candidate Liz Gledhill edging out past council member, James O’Neill by ten (10) votes to take the fifth council seat vacated by Rep. 102 more words


Disgraced Lawmakers Todd Courser, Cindy Gamrat To Run For Old Seats Despite Sex Scandal

LANSING (WWJ/AP) – Embattled lawmakers Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat say we haven’t seen the last of them yet.

Despite being embroiled in a sexual scandal that also left them under a… 326 more words


Dave Bentz Beats Off Challenger

Winning by 211 votes Dave Bentz beats off his challenger….

But the big news, is that 1505 people  of that district actually made an effort to go to the polls on a freaking Saturday and vote for who would be their first line of defense in our State Legislature.   519 more words

General Assembly

U.S. Congressman-elect Darin LaHood: "We did not take anything for granted in this district"

Illinois state Senator Darin LaHood joins Justin to discuss his victory over teacher Rob Mellon in the race to replace ex-U.S. Representative Aaron Schock.


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NBC BLK: Post Traumatic Politics: The South Carolina Special Election for Senator Clementa Pinckney's Seat

While most of the nation remains locked on the presidential campaign, they may overlook one of the most important elections in America in decades: the South Carolina State Senate runoff. 982 more words


Winner of Cumberland County special election sworn in

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The winner of a special election in Cumberland County for State Representative was sworn in today in Harrisburg. Greg Rothman represents the 87th district in the State House. 55 more words