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Johnson leads GOP race

Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson won a commanding victory in Tuesday night’s gubernatorial straw poll at Minnesota’s GOP caucuses, taking just under 50 percent of votes cast across the state. Following Johnson’s lead were undecided voters at 16 percent, former Minnesota Republican Party Chair Keith Downey at 15 percent and former Woodbury Mayor Mary Giuliani…

Walz wins DFL straw poll
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Walz wins DFL straw poll

Macalester’s John B. Davis Lecture Hall (JBD) played host to the Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) party on Tuesday night, as voters gathered here and across the state to pass resolutions, volunteer as delegates and participate in straw polls for governor at precinct caucuses. With incumbent DFL Gov. Mark Dayton not seeking a third term, the preference vote…

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St. Paul mayoral election: A crash course

MELVIN CARTER III – Endorsed by Al Franken, Mark Dayton, Keith Ellison, and Erin Murphy – Supports community-first police reform – Wants development in low-income areas along the Green Line DAI THAO – First Hmong city councilman in St. Paul – Endorsed by Our Revolution Minnesota, a progressive policy group, and the Minnesota Nurses Association…

Student body elects MCSG Executive Board and class representatives
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Student body elects MCSG Executive Board and class representatives

The MCSG Executive Board for the 2017–2018 school year is set, with six members of the student body winning elections held throughout last Monday and Tuesday. Editor’s note: In the print version, Ted Chisholm’s (’20) name was printed as Sasha Mochaida ’20. Mochaida was not pictured with the rest of the MCSG Executive Board. Leading…

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MCSG welcomes new representatives

The results of last week’s MCSG elections for class representative are in. Michael Bohman will serve as Representative for the Class of 2018 during the Fall semester, and Marco Hernandez will represent the Class of 2019. The Class of 2020 representatives are Salman Ahmed, Natalie Luo, Denise Rodriguez, Omi Strait and Jackson Ullmann. Bohman ran…

Opinion

Democalypse 2016: Chaos reigns supreme

The 2016 election is unlike any we have seen in recent memory with one word accurately encapsulating the whole circus: chaos. The Republicans have been in disarray since a crushing defeat in 2012 and haven’t been able to cooperate enough for some much needed party reform. The Democrats seemed to have their house in order…

Election Guide 2015: Candidates for President
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Election Guide 2015: Candidates for President

For our annual election guide, The Mac Weekly distributed questions to MCSG candidates. We’ve printed the responses below unedited to allow the candidates’ voices to speak freely. We hope that these responses are informative and helpful as you go about making your decisions on who to vote for this year. We have chosen not to…

Election Guide 2015: Candidates for Vice President
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Election Guide 2015: Candidates for Vice President

For our annual election guide, The Mac Weekly distributed questions to MCSG candidates. We’ve printed the responses below unedited to allow the candidates’ voices to speak freely. We hope that these responses are informative and helpful as you go about making your decisions on who to vote for this year. We have chosen not to…

Election Guide 2015: Candidates for AAC Chair
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Election Guide 2015: Candidates for AAC Chair

For our annual election guide, The Mac Weekly distributed questions to MCSG candidates. We’ve printed the responses below unedited to allow the candidates’ voices to speak freely. We hope that these responses are informative and helpful as you go about making your decisions on who to vote for this year. We have chosen not to…

Election Guide 2015: Candidates for SOC Chair
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Election Guide 2015: Candidates for SOC Chair

For our annual election guide, The Mac Weekly distributed questions to MCSG candidates. We’ve printed the responses below unedited to allow the candidates’ voices to speak freely. We hope that these responses are informative and helpful as you go about making your decisions on who to vote for this year. We have chosen not to…

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