Election 2012

The incumbent seems to have it in Minnesota’s contest for the U.S. House of Representatives 1st District seat, located in southern Minnesota. Tim Walz, a Democrat, teacher and retired command sergeant, took the race from challenger Allen Quist (R-St. Peter) by a margin of 24,168 votes to 19,823 in the early going Tuesday night when […]

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Veteran congresswoman holds more than 2-to-1 margin over Hernandez   By ERIK SANDIN erik.sandin@ecm-inc.com   With 81 percent of precincts reporting, incumbent Democratic 4th District Congresswoman Betty McCollum beat back a challenge from Republican Tony Hernandez by a two-to-one margin to hold on to her seat in the redrawn district With 186 out of 230 […]

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U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Burnsville, has the early lead in the 2nd Congressional District over former state Rep. Mike Obermueller, according to results reported from the Minnesota Secretary of State. This report does not include the areas of the district that have reported results. Precincts Reporting in Contest: 34.02% 99 of 291 Last Updated: 11/06/12 […]

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The Monticello-Big Lake Hospital board race in Monticello is a two-candidate competition. Sheldon Johnson and Bill Mickle are running; previously filed candidate Barbara Scanlons recently told the Monticello Times she is not actively campaigning for the city of Monticello position and has withdrawn from the race for medical reasons. She previously served on the board […]

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Ervin Danielowski, current chair of the hospital board, did not file for re-election as the Big Lake city representative. Candidate Marvin Rydberg had served three consecutive terms through 2008 before losing a re-election bid four years ago. Candidate Thomas Campbell did not return a Monticello Times election questionnaire. Campbell has a financial background and has […]

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