Voters have been casting their ballots by mail and in-person due to the coronavirus pandemic since September and on Tuesday evening after polls closed, Americans tuned in to see who would be named the winner at every level of the election.
Through ballots cast statewide, Joe Biden claimed Minnesota’s 10 electoral votes, earning 52% of votes compared to President Donald Trump’s 45%.
The evening of Tuesday, Nov. 3 became a long night for Scott County candidates and residents waiting to find out who would fill open positions for the coming term.
With changes in the voting process due to the coronavirus pandemic and one of the the most contentious presidential races to date, there was nothing typical about Election Day this year.
RED WING — U.S. Rep. Angie Craig declared victory in the race to keep her 2nd Congressional District seat against Republican challenger Tyler Kistner.
Voters cast their ballots for a special election Tuesday to fill a vacant seat on the Prior Lake City Council. Unofficial election results from the Minnesota Secretary of State show Kimberly Churchill is in the lead to fill the seat for the remaining two-year term.
Approximately half of Scott County voters are expected to have their vote counted through an absentee ballot in the 2020 General Election.
As October wraps up, there’s just over a week until the official Election Day —Tuesday, Nov. 3. Here’s everything you need to know about where to vote, how to vote and who you will see on your ballot:
Adam Weeks, the Legal Marijuana Now Party candidate in Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District, has died, and the election for that seat will be postponed, Secretary of State Steve Simon announced Thursday.
Representatives for both the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates made stops in Minnesota this week, indicating the state will be an important part of both campaigns this fall.
July 28 marked the first day candidates interested in running for Prior Lake local offices could file their candidacy for the Nov. 3 election. Filings closed at 5 p.m. on Aug. 11.
Prior Lake residents can cast their votes for the 2020 State Primary Election through Tuesday, Aug. 11. Candidates who receive the most votes will find their name on the General Election ballot this Nov. 3.
More oversight and accountability for police and better relationships between police departments and their communities could help prevent deaths like that of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis officers, several legislators and candidates for Scott County said this week.
Republicans are sending in a Marine to challenge first-term U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, a Democrat, in the south suburban 2nd Congressional District.
A Prior Lake Republican veteran hoping to unseat U.S. Rep. Angie Craig released his military record this week after refusing for several days, criticizing his GOP opponents who demanded the release.
Updated 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30A Prior Lake Republican veteran hoping to unseat U.S. Rep. Angie Craig this week declined to provide the document detailing his military service, saying even basic details could help foreign adversaries and put other servicemembers at risk.
Joe Biden not only won the state of Minnesota in the Democratic-Farmer-Labor primary on March 3, but he also had a strong showing of support among Lake Minnetonka-area Democrats.
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