Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Ellison will be returning to Washington for another term.
Last Update: 7:30 a.m. Nov. 7, 2012 With 98 percent of the precincts reporting, Rep. Keith Ellison received 74.27 percent of the vote, re-electing him to a third term in the U.S. House of Representatives. ***Original Text*** After what turned out to be a contentious and heated race, incumbent Rep. Keith Ellison defeated Republican challenger Chris Fields Tuesday night. This will be Ellison's fourth term in the U.S. House of Representatives. NBC, ABC and CBS called the race around 10 p.m. with roughly 29 percent of precincts reporting. Ellison was sitting at nearly 65 percent of the vote. Ellison's victory comes just a few weeks after engaging in a heated debate with Fields at KFAI Radio, where he called Fields a "low-life scumbag" and a …
Video from various spots around the metro, including Republican Party headquarters in Bloomington and the DFL Party's gathering in Minneapolis.
Red. Blue. Downtown or Southtown, we will have it covered tonight as election results come in around the Twin Cities. Twin Cities Patch sites are teaming up with our friends at TheUptake to bring video coverage from various sites tonight as we wrap up this historic election. The embedded player allows you to change feeds, or "channels," to check out the coverage and interviews you want to see. Thanks for "tuning in," and enjoy a whole new way to take in the Election Night.
A breakdown of races in and around Twin Cities Patch, from the Presidential and Congressional races to the proposed Marriage Amendment and Voter I.D. Also: Links to races in your county or community.
Welcome to Patch's Statewide Election Hub for Minnesota, particularly the Twin Cities Area. We'll have a breakdown of each race that impacts residents statewide, as well as links to other Twin Cities Patch sites as they cover elections in communities around the metro area. √ = projected winner *All results are unofficial until canvased by the election board Percentage of precincts reporting: 2,057 of 4,102 (Note: Other equals various "third party" candidates) Percentage of precincts reporting: 28.6 percent (Note: Other equals various "third party" candidates) Percentage of precincts reporting: 281 of 291, about 97 percent Percentage of precincts reporting: 189 of 246 Percentage of precincts reporting: Percentage of precincts reporting: …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney duked it out in Denver, CO.
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney duked it out tonight in their first presidential debate in Denver, Colorado. Patch live-blogged the debate, which featured the candidates touching on domestic issues like health care, PBS funding, and America's energy sources. You can watch the entire debate on YouTube Politics. Some of the points that resonated with our live-blog panelists were split on who came out on top: Here's a sampling of responses on Twitter: