Two of Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s Cabinet members are headed to new jobs.
Governor hopeful Tom Emmer lost a Supreme Court ruling Monday as an election board prepares to order 2.1 million ballots Minnesotans cast in the race to be recounted.
The Minnesota Supreme Court late this afternoon rejected a request by Republican governor candidate Tom Emmer that could have led to some ballot being not counted.
The Minnesota Supreme Court this afternoon will hear arguments in Tom Emmer’s case that claims not all 4,136 precincts’ election judges made sure the number of ballots cast in the Nov. 2 election matched the number of people who voted.
As new Senate minority leader, Tom Bakk faces a major rebuilding task, beginning with morale and ending with the 2012 election when Democratic-Farmer-Laborites hope to craft a majority.