More than 160,000 Minnesotans have cast their ballots early for the midterm elections. With everyday closer to Election Day, several races are getting tighter.
In the 2nd Congressional District, the faceoff between Angie Craig and Tyler Kistner is a rematch from two years ago, which Craig narrowly won.
It among the most closely watched races in the county, one of only a handful of races in America that could decide control of the U.S. House.
Top issues in this race are crime, inflation and abortion rights.
In the race for Attorney General, Keith Ellison is facing a tough challenge from Jim Schultz, a political newcomer.
Ellison has found himself on the defensive for supporting Minneapolis’ so called “defund the police” amendment, as well as the newly revealed fraud in the pandemic food program Feeding Our Future. It is said that this race is too close to call and could legitimately go either way.
Minnesota currently has the only divided legislature in the United States.
Among the factors going into this setting are Biden’s approval ratings, inflation and abortion, all of which could have an impact. A handful of races in Northern Minnesota and the Twin Cities suburbs to determine this outcome.