Terra Cole who lost to Raymond Dehn by 19 votes for House District DFL 59B in the August 14th Primary Election, has requested a discretionary recount of all ballots cast. Hennepin County Elections Division has notified all DFL candidates and has scheduled the recount for at 10 am on Thursday, August 23, 2012, at Minneapolis Elections Warehouse, 732A Harding Street NE, Minneapolis MN 55413.
Governor Mark Dayton appointed Judge Wilhelmina M. Wright to the position of Associate Justice on the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Pictured: Governor Dayton and Judge Write at the announcement.
A night of tight races and surprising results in the past week's primary elections once again proved that every vote counts.
Pictured: (left to right) Raymond Dehn, Terra Cole, Linda Higgins, Blong Yang, and Joe Mullery
The following is a list of candidates receiving endorsements from various sources for the upcoming Aug. 14 primaries.
Womenwinning has endorsed multiple candidates such as State Rep. District 59B candidate Terra Cole, Hennepin County Commissioner District 2 candidates Tonia Johnson, Linda Higgins and Paula Pentel. Pentel is also endorsed by Hennepin County Sheriff Deputies Association.
Excerpts from the interview are included below:
Pictured: In August's Black Enterprise magazine, SVP/Editor-in-Chief Derek T. Dingle goes exclusively one-on-one with President Barack Obama concerning the needs, concerns and criticism from the Black business community.
Jamaica is basking in its independence day celebrations a day after Usain Bolt retained the Olympic gold medal in the men's 100m, with his compatriot Yohan Blake taking the silver.
Pictured: Jamaicans partied after Usain Bolt romped home with his 100m gold medal.
CHICAGO -- With President Obama continuing to campaign in Iowa today, it's important to note how local editorial boards have publicly rebuked Mitt Romney's opposition to the Wind Energy Tax Credit, which is set to expire at the end of this year. Unlike President Obama, who supports extending the tax credit, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan want to let the credits expire, which would put thousands of jobs at risk in Iowa and other states.