the 2012 vote

Enjoy A Cookie, Pick Your President
It's not at all scientific, but it is delicious: The Cold Spring Bakery is once again offering Obama and Romney cookies to test its customers' preference in the presidential race.
Minnesota Official Sees Turnout of About 3 Million
Minnesota's top election official says he expects about 3 million state residents to vote by the close of polls on Tuesday. Secretary of State Mark Ritchie said Monday that's about par with voter turnout of slightly less than 80 percent in recent presidential elections.
5 Things to Know About Minnesota’s Election
Minnesota voters are weighing in on dozens of races, including ballot initiatives about gay marriage and voter ID, the presidential race, representatives for Congress and the U.S. Senate. Here's a few things worth knowing about election day in Minnesota:
Questions, Answers on Minnesota Marriage Amendment
After a long and expensive campaign about the definition of marriage, Minnesotans vote Tuesday on whether the state constitution should be amended to prohibit same-sex couples from legally marrying in the state. No matter how the vote turns out, it's not likely to end the debate in Minnesota ov…
Stearns County Has Extended Hours for Absentee Voting
The Stearns County Auditor's office will be open tomorrow (Saturday), for those who need to vote by absentee ballot. County residents can vote from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. tomorrow in the Auditor-Treasurer's office in the downtown Stearns County Administration Building.

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