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  • These Minnesota State Senate candidates raised the most money and lost

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    Elections for all 67 seats in the Minnesota State Senate took place on Nov. 8, 2022. Republicans held a 34-31-1 majority heading into the election. This article details the five candidates who raised the most money and lost their election. In the 2022 election cycle, 59 of 67 general elections were contested. The losing candidates…

  • These Minnesota State House candidates raised the most money and lost

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    Elections for all 134 seats in the Minnesota House of Representatives took place on Nov. 8, 2022. Democrats held a 69-63-1 majority heading into the election. This article details the five candidates who raised the most money and lost their election. In the 2022 election cycle, 119 of 134 general elections were contested. The losing…

  • Fourteen of 26 Minnesota State Senate committee chairs raised more money than the average member this cycle

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    Elections for all 67 seats in the Minnesota State Senate took place on Nov. 8, 2022. Republicans held a 34-31-1 majority heading into the election. Committee chair fundraising State legislative committee chairs set a committee’s legislative agenda. Some committee chairs raise significantly more money than their non-chair counterparts in the state legislature. The average amount…

  • Sixteen of 24 Minnesota House committee chairs raised less money than the average member this cycle

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    Elections for all 134 seats in the Minnesota House of Representatives took place on Nov. 8, 2022. Democrats held a 69-63-1 majority heading into the election. Committee chair fundraising State legislative committee chairs set a committee’s legislative agenda. Some committee chairs raise significantly more money than their non-chair counterparts in the state legislature. The average…

  • These are the results in the top five most expensive Minnesota State Senate elections

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    General elections for all 67 districts in the Minnesota State Senate took place on Nov. 8, 2022. Of the 67 districts up for election in 2022, 59 had a general election with more than one candidate. Across all contested general elections, candidates raised $8.3 million. Incumbents raised an average of $78,494 per candidate and challengers…

  • These are the results in the top five most expensive Minnesota State House elections

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    General elections for all 134 districts in the Minnesota House of Representatives took place on Nov. 8, 2022. Of the 134 districts up for election in 2022, 119 had a General election with more than one candidate. Across all contested General elections, candidates raised $8.9 million. Incumbents raised an average of $51,310 per candidate and…

  • Minnesota Democratic candidates have spent $5.4 million more than Republicans

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    In Minnesota, state-level candidates have spent $40.4 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and Oct. 24, 2022. Democratic candidates have spent $22.4 million and Republican candidates have spent $17 million.  Minnesota Campaign Finance Snapshot (1/1/2021 – 10/24/2022) Top 10 Democratic candidates, by expenditures (1/1/2021 – 10/24/2022) In the 2022 election cycle, 410 state-level Democrats have filed…

  • Campaign finance deadline today in Minnesota

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    Candidates and organizations involved in Minnesota’s statewide elections must file campaign finance information by October 31, 2022. The general election will take place in Minnesota on November 8, 2022. What state-level offices are on the ballot this year in Minnesota? All 67 seats in the Minnesota State Senate All 134 seats in the Minnesota House…

  • Minnesota Democratic candidates have raised $2.2 million more than Republicans

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    In Minnesota, state-level candidates have raised $33 million between Jan. 1, 2021, and Sept. 20, 2022. Democratic candidates have raised $17.1 million and Republican candidates have raised $14.9 million.  Minnesota Campaign Finance Snapshot (1/1/2021 – 9/20/2022) Top 10 Democratic candidates, by donations (1/1/2021 – 9/20/2022) In the 2022 election cycle, 404 state-level Democrats have filed…

  • These are the most expensive contested elections in the Minnesota Senate

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    Elections for all 67 seats in the Minnesota State Senate will take place on Nov. 8, 2022. This article details the five most expensive contested general elections in the State Senate. This information comes from candidate reports to the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board covering the period of Jan. 1, 2021, through July…