The “people’s room”
Governor Dayton started his administration in the most extraordinary way. Giving voice to his dissenters before he signed the Medicare participation in the federal buy in program. The tea partiers packed the room along with several legislative leaders. Governor Dayton invited three people from the public to speak for and three people to speak against […]
Governor Mark Dayton’s father and sons at his inauguration.
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Signing of the Election certificate for Governor Elect Mark Dayton
Now it’s official. More on my Gov Blog.
Passing the torch.
Press conference in the Governor’s reception room passing of the torch between Governor Tim Pawlenty and Governor elect Mark Dayton. More at my Gov blog.
Emmer concedes, Mark Dayton will be the next Governor of Minnesota
MN GOP Chair Tony Sutton and Communications Director Mark Drake at Tom Emmer’s concession speech. More at my Gov Blog.
Is this like watching paint dry?
No it’s like watching people watching paint dry. See the rest of the story on my Gov Blog.
Recount Day 1
Dan Decker, volunteer for the Emmer campaign, reflected the mountainous hill his candidate has to climb to come out ahead at the end of the recount in the Governor race. Early results where a net increase of 37 votes for Mark Dayton. See the rest of the story on my Gov Blog.
An unnamed Republican operative was quoted in the Star Tribune, “I don’t think there’s any downside to keeping this recount going on as long as possible. If we keep the process going, there are opportunities for us in the upcoming legislative session.” Read the entire new post on my Gov Blog here.
Did the DFL lose on Novemeber 2nd?
After dueling press conferences and pundit opinions, I was especially inspired after reading Javier Morrillo Alicia’s article on bluestream.com, so I decided to sum up what I saw as a photographer in this election. See the entire post on my Gov Blog here.
Four hours after Tony Sutton held his “I smell something rotten” press conference, Mark Dayton met with the press at the capitol to humbly say that he is not declaring victory, but that he believes in the integrity of the recount process and that should not be political. It’s apparently hard for Sutton to understand […]