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KSTP/SurveyUSA: Race for Governor Tightens; Dayton Still Leads by 10

With just over two weeks until Election Day, Democrat Mark Dayton continues to hold a double-digit lead over Republican challenger Jeff Johnson, according to our latest KSTP/SurveyUSA poll. If the election were held today, 50 percent of "likely voters" surveyed say they'd vote for Dayton, 40 percent say they'd vote for Johnson and three percent support Independence Party candidate Hannah Nicollet...



  • RNC Takes Out Loan, Sends $5M to Allied Committees

    The Republican National Committee said Friday it has borrowed $5 million to help GOP campaign committees and that all new donations will be sent to help candidates in competitive Senate races...

  • The White House says Vice President Joe Biden is coming to Minnesota next week. VP Biden Coming to Minnesota Next Week

    The White House says Vice President Joe Biden is coming to Minnesota next week. Biden will appear at an event on domestic violence in Duluth on Thursday. More details will be released later. Minnesota also gets a visit from first lady Michelle Obama next week as the campaigns enter the home stretch...  

  • This combination of file photos shows Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton, left, and Republican challenger Jeff Johnson. Dayton, Johnson Answer 9 Questions Ahead of Election

    The Associated Press invited Gov. Mark Dayton and his GOP challenger, Republican Jeff Johnson, to respond to several questions ahead of the Nov. 4 election. Here are their verbatim answers...

  • KSTP/SurveyUSA Poll: Upset Brewing in 8th District?

    Millions of dollars have been spent by the candidates and outside political groups in Minnesota's 8th Congressional District, and now we know why. In our exclusive new KSTP/SurveyUSA poll, Republican challenger Stewart Mills leads incumbent Democrat Congressman Rick Nolan 47 percent to 39 percent....

  • 2014 Candidate Message: IP Challenger Paula Overby, 2nd District

    This election season 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS is giving candidates in Minnesota races a chance to speak directly to you. We've offered two minutes of free air time to each candidate in an effort to help the public make a more informed decision on Election Day...










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