Minnesota Poll: Gay marriage
Fifty-three percent of Minnesotans say the state statute banning same-sex unions should stand. Only 38 percent say legislators should overturn the law this year, while 9 percent are undecided. Updated Mar. 6, 2013
Findings from the latest Star Tribune Minnesota Polls.
An evidence technician from Carver County Sheriff's Office showed some...
Background checks now are conducted only for sales of handguns and semiautomatics by licensed dealers. Private purchases of such weapons are not covered, whether over the back-yard fence, via the Internet or at gun shows. Rep. Michael Paymar, DFL-St. Paul, is chief sponsor of a bill that would require background checks for handguns and semi-automatic, military-style assault weapons, but would exclude traditional hunting rifles. It also would not apply to gun transfers among relatives.
The National Rifle Association and local gun rights groups vehemently oppose the bill.)
Many Minnesotans say they would be willing to pay sales tax for the first time on clothing items above $100, a new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll has found.
A narrow majority of Minnesotans favors Gov. Mark Dayton’s plan to raise taxes on the state’s top earners, and nearly as many say they would be willing to pay sales tax for the first time on clothing items above $100, a new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll has found.
Mitt Romney, left, and President Barack Obama.
The president's 3-point lead in state is within poll's margin of error.
Graphic showing wedding rings.
Support for gay marriage ban is shy of level needed to amend Constitution.
More than half of those surveyed support a constitutional amendment requiring photo ID.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar spoke to supporters at a Douglas County DFL headqua...
Poll shows commanding advantage in support, recognition.
Governor Mark Dayton.
March 23, 2010 file photo
State Rep. Kurt Bills, left, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar debated at the Minnesota State Fair.
First-term U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar has support from a wide range of voters while her opponent, Kurt Bills, still lacks name recognition.
In this photo combination, President Barack Obama, left, reaches out t...
First Lady Michelle Obama greets supporters after speaking at Richmond...
The female vote has emerged as a crucial battleground in a presidential race that could be decided by several hundred thousand independent women in November
Nearly half of Minnesotans questioned say it's their top issue in the presidential election.
Minnesotans for and against the anti-gay Marriage Amendment gathered outside the House chambers last year.
Sauk Rapids, Minn., residents Carol and Alan Zeringue exit the Sauk Ra...