Each of the Minnesota gubernatorial candidates picked up one vote during this week’s recount in Carlton County, according to Auditor/Treasurer Paul Gassert. Gassert reported those two ballots had not originally been tallied because voters circled the name of the candidate instead of filling in the required oval next to the name.RELATED CONTENT
Carlton County Auditor/ Treasurer Paul Gassert said the results of two local political races were “spot on” following recounts over the past week.
Moose Lake's operating levy referendum failed by a vote of 678 to 609 Tuesday. The school district will try again next year.
It seems there is a sea change afoot following Tuesday’s general election in Carlton County. The county results seemed to reflect the nature of this year’s overall elections on the regional, state and national levels, with voters seemingly expressing a mandate for self-examination and change in the local races.RELATED CONTENT
Voters finally came through for the embattled Carlton School District on Tuesday. Nearly 60 percent voted “yes,” in favor of a new operating levy, with the final (unofficial) vote tally coming in at 1,240 in favor of the levy, 850 against.RELATED CONTENT
The sweep set Democrats up for a possible monopoly on Minnesota's executive offices pending the outcome of the governor's race.
Oberstar, a Democrat from Chisholm, watched an early lead dwindle throughout the night, and, in the end, Cravaack won 48 percent of the vote to Oberstar’s 47, with a spread of about 4,200 votes between them out of more than 270,000 cast.
Local state legislative candidates faced each other Monday at Cloquet City Hall in a much calmer venue than their federal counterparts have been experiencing lately.
After weeks of campaigning, electioneering, debating and soul-searching, the 2010 General Election is only days away. Many of this year’s local, regional and state contests are being hotly contested – in some cases, more than at any time in recent memory – and with today’s challenging economy, the stakes are high.RELATED CONTENT
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