When it comes to running elections in a city as big as Minneapolis, you have to be organized -- and that’s a lot easier to do when you’re in one spot. Friday, we got a look at a brand new facility where the city has brought in its elections equipment.
Unofficial results show challenger Dave "Hutch" Hutchinson leading incumbent Rich Stanek by 2,340 votes--too large a margin to trigger a publicly-funded recount. The results will become official during a Hennepin County Canvassing Board meeting Tuesday.
In close races, recounts are sometimes necessary, which could be the case for a few Minnesota races, including one that was decided by just eight votes.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denied on Tuesday having an undisclosed meeting with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. or conversations with any Russian officials about the U.S. election that sent Donald Trump to the White House. He vowed to defend his honor "against scurrilous and false allegations."
Exit polls suggest Prime Minister Theresa May's conservative party will lose seats but hold on to a slight majority in the U.K. snap election Thursday.
The six mayoral candidates for St. Paul are looking for a leg up come November, seeking party endorsements and listening to constituents at city caucuses.