2 November 2016

MN Election Preview 2016

For the week of November 6, 2016

While much of the media attention has focused on the Presidential race, Access Minnesota looks at down-ballot and state races this election.

Guest: David Schultz, Professor of Political Science, Hamlin University

  • Part 1 – 13:18

    Part 1
    What impact will the Presidential race have on Minnesota’s down-ballot races? What are the DFL’s chances of regaining control of the House in the Minnesota Legislature? Professor Schultz discusses poll numbers and possible consequences for the DFL after news of rising healthcare costs.

  • Part 2 – 13:18

    Part 2
    A look at the state’s most contested races this election and at the constitutional amendment that asks voters whether to remove a lawmakers’ power to set their own wages. Shultz discusses the arguments on both sides of the amendment issue.