Redistricting Minnesota: A New And Better Solution Emerges

April 10, 2019

Last Thursday at Drinking Liberally Minneapolis we were treated to a discussion of the census, redistricting, how redistricting is done in Minnesota, and how it could be done better. Topics like this are what the kids these days refer to as “click bait” and what has made Drinking Liberally Minneapolis such a hot ticket. This […]

Redistricting reform should be at the top of the agenda

November 13, 2018

The DFL should create an independent redistricting commission even though they stand to possibly achieve the trifecta


The Weekly Wrap 7-21

July 21, 2013

Talking money, candidates and lines on the map

US House Districts

Yes, the GOP controls the US House because of gerrymandering

February 20, 2013

In an article titled “Did GOP gerrymander its way to controlling U.S. House?” MinnPost’s Eric Black attempts to answer the question that is the title of the article. This is his opening: Here’s a case where three true things seem to point to a fourth thing, which is much less true, even though I find […]

Polling Place

Know your polling place

August 14, 2012

That’s funny; it was here last time

The Weekly Wrap 6-2

June 2, 2012

♣ The DFL convention is going on today. Expect the level of drama to reach unexpected new lows. Aaron and I will be live blogging the proceedings… for what reason I don’t know, perhaps to avert boredom, we shall see. ♣ Senator John Harrington announced on Monday that he will not run for re-election. He […]

The Weekly Wrap 5-19

May 19, 2012

Kurt Bills wins the GOP endorsement for Senate, and the campaign in MN-8 begins to develop post DFL endorsement