Election 2024

Election 2024

Everything you need to know about the local, state and federal elections in 2024.

RFK's voters know they're not electing the next president. They're with him anyway
The winner of this year's presidential race could be decided by who shows up to support independent candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. — and who that means they aren't voting for.
Primary battle looms for GOP Senate candidates Joe Fraser and Royce White
Businessman and Navy veteran Joe Fraser lost the Republican endorsement to former professional basketball player Royce White. Fraser, who pledged to honor the endorsement and drop out of the Senate race if someone else won, said he’s reversing that stance amid concerns about White’s background.
Biden’s problems with younger voters are glaring, poll finds
Younger voters have been a crucial voting bloc for Democrats, but President Joe Biden is facing real challenges — and it's part of why his race with former President Donald Trump is so tight.
For this Minnesota voter backing Biden, a fear of Trump is a motivating factor
Democratic President Joe Biden has work to do to energize the coalition that put him into office. For some voters who prefer him, fear of the alternative is a driving force.
Jury finishes a 1st day of deliberations in Trump’s hush money case
Twelve New York jurors began deliberations Wednesday in former President Donald Trump’s criminal trial. They will decide if Trump will be convicted or acquitted of 34 felony counts of falsified business records.
Biden, Harris to launch Black voter outreach effort amid signs of diminished support
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris head to the battleground state of Pennsylvania as they step up their reelection pitch to Black voters. 
Democrats plan to nominate Biden by virtual roll call to meet Ohio ballot deadline
The virtual proceedings will allow President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris to get the party’s formal nod and will be very similar to the process used in 2020
Political consultant behind fake Biden robocalls faces $6 million fine and criminal charges
The Federal Communications Commission has issued a $6 million fine against the political consultant who sent AI-generated robocalls mimicking President Joe Biden’s voice to voters ahead of New Hampshire’s presidential primary.
Minnesota Poll Watch 2024: Incumbents far outraising challengers in U.S. Senate and House races
Federal Election Commission data released on July 16 shows incumbents far outraising challengers in Minnesota’s U.S. Senate race and the state’s eight Congressional races. This includes the most contested of the races, between incumbent DFL Rep. Angie Craig and her leading opponent Republican Joe Teirab. In the third district, incumbent DFL Rep. Dean Phillips is not running for reelection, but DFL candidate Kelly Morrison is far outraising her Republican opponent Tad Jude.