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Independence Party of Minnesota holds balance of power in close race for Governor

According to the New York Times election results board, with 100% of precincts reporting, only 0.5% separates the Democratic and Republican candidates. Additional votes which may be counted, such as provisional ballots, make this race too close to call.

Tom Horner of the Independence Party got 11.9% in this race, with several other candidates in the race:

Chris Wright Grassroots Party 7,513 0.4%… Read more ...

Beyond Independence: The fourth, fifth or sixth parties in Minnesota’s 2010 election

Mary Turck in the Twin Cities Daily Planet (H/T Michael Cavlan):

Farheen Hakeem and Dan Dittman are listed on the ballot as Green Party candidates for governor and lieutenant governor, though they are not listed on the Green Party of Minnesota web page and did not win endorsement in the Green Party’s May convention.… Read more ...

MN Guv: Profile of Minor Party Contenders

Minnesota Politics provides a good profile of the less well-known contenders in the Minnesota gubernatorial race.

Gubernatorial candidate Linda Eno is running under the Resource Party , which focuses on the issues of sexual orientation and tribal nations.

Former Green Party activist Ken Pentel is running under the Ecology Democracy Party , which he created while riding his bike some 6,000 miles across the state.

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