Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Weik, Miron come out on top; Kriesel wins unopposed.
The results for the 2012 Washington County Board races were essentially settled as of 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. All results are unofficial per the Secretary of State’s website. In the district that represents most of Woodbury, Lisa Weik was re-elected. Weik earned 59.21 percent of the vote (12,127 total). Challenger Nancy Remakel, a former Woodbury City Council member, earned 40.20 percent of the vote (8,233). Challenger Ted Bearth defeated incumbent Bill Pulkrabek, who was running for his third term but was mired by a domestic incident earlier this year. Bearth, a former Oakdale City Council mayor, got 52.17 percent of the vote (11,123 total) to Pulkrabek’s 47.16 percent (10,054). The district includes the northwest part of Woodbury and all …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
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: