2012 Election Guide: Your Source for Information on Eagan Candidates
Your one-stop shop for candidate profiles, questionnaires and debate coverage through Nov. 6.
With just a handful of days left before the Nov. 6 election, the campaigning, mudslinging and political advertisements have reached a fever pitch. So how do you separate all that rhetoric from the facts, and stay informed regarding your choice of local and state candidates in the 2012 election?
Eagan Patch is here to help. Over the last several months, we've dutifully catalogued the twists and turns of the election cycle, and have compiled information on each of your local and state candidates.
To learn more about each of the Eagan City Council, House District 51A, 51B or Senate District 51 candidates, click the links below for their biographical information.
Eagan City Council
Senate District 51
- Jim Carlson, Democratic Candidate for Senate District 51
- Sen. Ted Daley, Republican Candidate for Senate District 51
House District 51A
- Diane Anderson, Republican Candidate for House District 51A
- Sandra Masin, Democratic Candidate for House District 51A
House District 51B
Second Congressional District
- Second Congressional District Rep. John Kline (R)
- Second Congressional District Candidate Mike Obermueller (DFL)
To help voters learn more about Eagan City Council, House District 51A, House District 51B and Senate District 51 candidates, Eagan Patch also asked all candidates to submit their responses to a set of questions regarding their views and accomplishments. Here is what they had to say:
- Q&A: Republican Legislature Did a "Great Job" Turning Economy Around, Anderson Says
- Q&A: Masin Believes Current Legislature Unable to Address Minnesota's Needs
- Q&A: Deficit Spending Puts the Prosperity of Minnesota at Risk, Halverson Says
- Q&A: Sustainable Budget, Prioritized Spending Are Paramount, Wardlow Says
- Q&A: Carlson Wants to Bring Back Ethics and Honesty Back into Politics
- Q&A: Council Must Ensure Lockheed Martin Redevelopment is Sustainable, Fields Says
- Q&A: Tilley Believes Redevelopment and Sustainability Are Pressing Issues in Eagan
Interested in our debate coverage? Look no further. Below are links to our coverage of local political forums:
- Eagan Senate and House Candidates Come Out Swinging at Political Forum
- School Funding, All-Day Kindergarten, Special Education Hot Topics at Education Forum
- Is the Local GOP MIA? Burnsville-Eagan Conservatives Absent from Forum
- Kline on Defensive in First Debate with Obermueller
- Eagan Candidates Talk Voter ID, Marriage Amendments at Rotary Forum
Check back with Eagan Patch frequently; we'll be updating this page as more news becomes available. And on election night, make sure to tune in with Patch for all-day, up-to-the-minute coverage.