Republican Jeff Johnson, right, and DFLer Tim Walz, center, debated at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa, Minn., Friday. KSTP's Tom Hauser, left, was the mod

Debates get race for Minnesota governor off to a roaring start

Hours after squaring off politely in Nisswa, Jeff Johnson and Tim Walz were on TV in St. Paul, taking questions and showing they get along.
U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison high fives one of his campaign volunteers at a door-knocking event in north Minneapolis.
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Keith Ellison seeks to reassure voters after domestic abuse allegation

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He reiterated his denial of a domestic abuse allegation and said he will not drop out of the Minnesota attorney general race.
People vote at Edison High School in northeast Minneapolis, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
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Explore detailed precinct maps of Minnesota's biggest primary races

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Precinct-level maps show in greater detail how Minnesota voted in this year's primaries.
DFL candidate for governor Tim Walz held a news conference with his running mate Peggy Flanagan in the State Office Building on Wednesday.
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Clashing views taking center stage in Minn. governor's race

August 15
Tim Walz and Jeff Johnson offered very different visions for leading the state a day after their primary victories.
Tim Walz and Jeff Johnson got down to business on Wednesday, a day after their primary victories. Their bases of strength are among the main takeways
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5 Minn. primary takeaways, seen precinct by precinct

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In the governor's race, DFLer Tim Walz dominated the southern half of the state and Jeff Johnson of the GOP did well in exurban areas.
2018 Minnesota primary election results
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2018 Minnesota primary election results

August 15
Tina Smith and Karin Housley advance in U.S. Senate race. Ilhan Omar wins Fifth District primary; Keith Ellison takes DFL race for attorney general.
People voted at Edison High School in northeast Minneapolis on Tuesday.
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Minnesota sees highest voter turnout for primary since 1994

August 15
According to the Minnesota Secretary of State's Office, 22.7 percent of eligible voters participated. In Minneapolis, the city broke a 48-year record for turnout in a midterm primary, with 93,500 voters casting ballots.
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Democratic National Committee looking into Keith Ellison allegation

August 15
DNC Chairman Tom Perez told reporters while he was campaigning in Georgia that the party is "absolutely taking a careful look."
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In lead-up to primary, Minnesota's nationally-watched congressional races bring in millions

July 17
No state is home to more toss-up congressional races than Minnesota. The Third District has already surpassed the $6M mark for fundraising, and the suddenly-open Fifth is heating up.