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Johnson leads GOP race

Rebecca Edwards

February 8, 2018

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...

DFL caucus-goers volunteer to serve as delegates to their District Convention in March. Rebecca Otto and Erin Murphy finished one-two in the gubernatorial straw poll taken at this precinct, but Tim Waltz won the vote across the state. Photo by Ally Kruper '21

Walz wins DFL straw poll

February 8, 2018

St. Paul mayoral election: A crash course

The Mac Weekly

November 2, 2017

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...

Macalester student community: We are with you

December 9, 2016

As a group of retired faculty, we sense at some distance the current dynamics of campus life. Our understanding was deepened by a recent presentation by Professors Dolan and Saxe on the recent election. While we no longer ha...

Macalester is and should be a republic, not a democracy

October 4, 2013

In Spring 2013, an embattled administration dealt with a discrimination lawsuit, a controversial student campaign and the resulting probations. We have now, of course, come back into fresh controversy, and new accusations toward ou...

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