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What does Minnesota want?
Former gubernatorial candidate Tim Penny and former congressman Vin Weber discuss what message Minnesotans sent on Nov. 6, and whether it's consistent with what they've said before. Listen.
The impact at the Legislature
Political analyst Steven Schier says the Republican gains will have a big effect on the bills that move through the Capitol. Listen.
Minnesota's place in a GOP world
Lily Goren, chair of the political science department at the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul and Guy Charles, an associate professor of law at the University of Minnesota, analyze the election results. Listen.
What it means
A Humphrey Institute analysis with Vin Weber, co-director of the Humphrey Institute Policy Forum, and Chris Gilbert, a professor of political science at Gustavus Adolphus College. Listen.
Winners and losers
MPR's Gary Eichten talks with winners and losers, and analyzes the results with Chris Gilbert, including the effect on the third-party movement. Guests include House Speaker Steve Sviggum. Listen.
GOP Senate candidate accepts victory at a rally at the Capitol rotunda Listen.
DFL Senate candidate concedes. Listen.
Pawlenty accepts victory. Listen.
WHAT'S YOUR OPINION?
Visit the MPR Forum's Campaign 2002 section and discuss your views with others.
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General election results (11/5/02)
Primary results (9/10/02)
Minnesota caucus results
SELECT A CANDIDATE
The Select A Candidate Survey gives you the opportunity to see which gubernatorial candidate matches your views on several political issues.
On the day before the general election that decided the fate of their one-week campaign, former Vice President Walter Mondale and former St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman debated at the Fitzgerald Theater.
Listen | Read (11/4/02)
See an extensive archive of political debate audio from the campaign of 2002.
Minnesota Public Radio analyzes the political advertising of this campaign. Who finances them? Do they tell the truth? See our Ad Watch section.
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