She's said to be first Somali-American delegate at the Democratic National Convention, and one of a record number of Muslim delegates at a national political convention.
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
State Canvassing Board certified final Nov. 6, 2012 election results on Tuesday.
Voters in Fridley outpaced voters across Minnesota in their support for re-electing President Obama in the Nov. 6, 2012 election. Final tallies certified Wednesday by the Minnesota State Canvassing Board show that in Fridley's 12 precincts, 61.11 percent of the votes went to the Democratic ticket, compared to 52.65 percent support for Obama statewide. The Republican ticket of Mitt Romney and U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan got 36.36 percent in Fridley and 44.96 percent statewide. In Anoka County, the now-official results showed the Romney-Ryan winning with 50.11 percent of the vote. Obama and Vice President Joe Biden got 47.52 percent—about the amount Romney famously said supported Obama nationally in a secretly taped video. Source: Minnesota …
Sunday, November 11, 2012
See how Fridley voters came down on those issues, and how that compares to other Patch cities.
MN Marriage Amendment Got Majority Support in Only One Patch City Voters in the mostly suburban cities Patch covers were more opposed to the proposed gay-marriage ban than Minnesota voters generally. In 14 Cities Patch Covers, Voters Favored MN Voter ID Amendment How did your city vote on the constitutional amendment to require photo ID to vote?
Saturday, November 10, 2012
See the precinct-by-precinct results. Did you vote like your neighbors?
Precinct Results in Legislative Races Representing Fridley How Barb Goodwin, Gina Bauman, Connie Bernardy and Dale Helm fared in each precinct of Senate District 41 and House District 41A. Precinct Results in City of Fridley Races: Councilmember-at-Large, Mayor See precinct-by-precinct how Bob Barnette, Rick Wolfe and Scott Lund fared when Fridley voters cast ballots in council, mayoral races.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
See precinct-by-precinct how Bob Barnette, Rick Wolfe and Scott Lund fared when Fridley voters cast ballots in council, mayoral races.
Here are precinct-by-precinct election result from the general election on Nov. 6, 2012 for the offices of Councilmember-at-Large and Mayor of Fridley. Note that results are unofficial and subject to change until county and state canvassing boards verify them. Source: Minnesota Secretary of State
The vote means the state constitution will not define marriage as only between a man and a woman.
Election Results 2012: Voters Choose Lorie Skjerven Gildea for Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Barry Anderson and David R. Stras retain Minnesota Associate Justice seats.
Incumbent Lorie Skjerven Gildea will retain her role as Minnesota Supreme Court Justice in her win over Dan Griffith in the Nov. 6 general election, according to unofficial results posted on the Minnesota Secretary of State website. In the statewide race, Skjerven Gilda received 59.99 percent of the votes and Dan Griffith received 39.62 percent of the vote. Skjerven Gildea was appointed Chief Justice January 2006 and her term was set to expire January 2013. Other statewide judicial winners included incumbent Barry Anderson for Associate Justice - Supreme Court 1 (Seat 1) over Dean Barkley. Anderson received 58.93 percent of the votes to Barkley’s 40.68 percent of the vote. Incumbent David R. Stras for Associate Justice - Supreme Court 4…
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
President Obama defeated Republican Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election.
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were re-elected Tuesday night, defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney and his vice-presidential running mate Rep. Paul Ryan. NBC News called the presidential election for Obama around 10:15 CST. The president sent a message on Twitter at 10:14 saying simply, "This happened because of you. Thank you." The Obama campaign won the most expensive presidential race ever, with both parties raising about $2.6 billion. The race was filled with negative campaigning on both sides, from President Obama attacking Romney’s business experience with Bain Capital to Romney lambasting Obama’s handling of the economy. The race tightened during the final months of the campaign, with gaffes and surges …
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.