According to political analysts, the political stakes are higher than ever leading up to this midterm. Your privacy and security at the polls are at the top of the priority list. On Monday, Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon announced his office will be working with Microsoft's "Defending Democracy Program" to enhance and toughen the state's election cybersecurity in advance of the 2018 general election.
(ABC 6 News) -- A social media post has some candidates calling for the termination of a DFL staffer.
6:30 with Betsy Singer focused on the man who is looking to unseat Sen. Amy Klobuchar, and is hoping to sway middle and moderate voters for the November elections. Rep. Jim Newberger is taking full advantage of Sen. Klobuchar canceling her part in debates including Debate Night here on 6:30.
On Monday, our Debate Night featured Fillmore County Sheriff's candidates. The incumbent is current Sheriff Tom Kaase and his challenger is Captain John DeGeorge. The topics that were on the table for this informal debate were jail funding, policy changes, and the recruitment process. Both candidates weighed in on issues regarding specifically to the Fillmore County Sheriff position.
Our political coverage continues on Friday night featuring candidates in the running for Minnesota House District 25A. The informal debates at 6:30 consists of student questions as well as questions asked by the audience on Facebook. Republican Duane Quam is the incumbent and seeking for a re-election for the seat and his challenger is DFL candidate Jamie Mahlberg.
Debates will be held on 6:30 with Betsy Singer to lead up on the upcoming November election. Candidates running on a local, state, and federal level are brought in to have an open discussion in the informal debates.
Debates will be held on 6:30 with Betsy Singer to lead up on the upcoming November election. Candidates running on a local, state, and federal level are brought in to have an open discussion in the informal debates. Thursday's debate focused on the race for Rochester City Council Ward 3. This race features incumbent Nick Campion and his challenger, Arlo Kroening.
Our ABC 6 political coverage continues on Tuesday, where our focus is on House District 26B. Republican candidate and incumbent Nels Pierson and DFL candidate Tyrel Clark joined a live in-studio debate to discuss state issues such as healthcare, school safety, states taxes, and the opioid crisis. Local high school students had the opportunity to participate in our debate by having pre-recorded questions to ask our candidates.