Michelle Benson

The Weekly Wrap 2-2

February 2, 2014

♣ End of the year fundraising numbers are in for Minnesota’s eighth congressional district: Nolan, a Democrat, had $298,000 in the bank at the end of December after raising less than $145,000 during the last three months of 2013, according to a Friday filing with the Federal Elections Commission. Mills reported $305,000 on hand, and […]

We have them right where we want them!

November 18, 2012

Now, says Katherine Kersten, the Republicans must press their advantage

Amy Klobuchar at the DFL Convention

The Weekly Wrap 11-2

November 2, 2012

It’s the last Wrap before the election and the excitement is barely containable

Rick Nolan

Nolan and Craavack: part the last

October 31, 2012

It’s their final debate in the CD8 race

Chip Pointing at Numbers

New poll of MN-8 has Rick Nolan ahead of Chip Cravaack 48-44

October 28, 2012

A Public Policy Polling poll (alliteration!) of Minnesota’s eighth congressional district has Rick Nolan up by four points over incumbent congressman Chip Cravaack. PPP (10/28, no trend lines): Chip Cravaack (R-inc) 44 Rick Nolan (D) 48 Undecided 8 (MoE: ±3.9%) Interactive Polling Graph This is the first poll since Chip Cravaack’s residency issue became a part of […]

St. Cloud State University

The Weekly Wrap 10-26

October 26, 2012

A new poll kind of gets released, Larry Sabato updates MN-8 and nobody can say what Senator David Hann actually does for a living

Rick Nolan

Two new polls show Michele Bachmann and Rick Nolan ahead

October 23, 2012

New polls of Minnesota’s sixth and eighth congressional district races were released by the StarTribune Monday morning. For these survey’s they are utilizing the services of Pulse Opinion Research, a subsidiary of well known pollster Rasmussen. Pulse Opinion Research (10/22, no trend lines): Chip Cravaack (R-inc) 43 Rick Nolan (D) 50 Undecided 7 (MoE: ±3%) […]

Pile of Cash

The Weekly Wrap 10-19

October 19, 2012

Lots going on this week; race ratings, fundraising, polls, ad buys, more polls, and possible campaign dirty tricks

Seniors Against Cravaack

Make calls from home to defeat Chip Cravaack

October 17, 2012

This is your chance to help defeat Minnesota’s most vulnerable Republican incumbent if you can’t make the trek up north

Rick Nolan

The Weekly Wrap 10-12

October 12, 2012

A post that would more accurately be titled something like “The State of Play in Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional district”

Chip Pointing at Numbers

First public poll of MN-8 race shows a dead heat

October 11, 2012

And a few hints that Chip Cravaack may be in trouble

Rick Nolan

The Weekly Wrap 10-5

October 5, 2012

This week we learn that Minnesota Public Radio is out of the polling game and sometimes what looks like triage is in fact not triage