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ELECTION 2022




The vacancy created by the resignation of Renville County Auditor/Treasurer Marc Iverson makes it possible for the County Board of Commissioners to make the position appointed rather than elected.
From the editorial: "We're all needed now — whether Democrat, Republican, or something else — to commit to reuniting as local communities, states, and as a nation."

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While results still need to be certified, Minnesota was just one of three states to top the 60% mark, along with Wisconsin and Maine, according to the U.S. Election Project.
In Republican House leadership elections on Tuesday, McCarthy is expected to overcome a challenge from hard-line conservative Representative Andy Biggs.
From the commentary: But Election Day’s results in most key states will likely strengthen the Democrats for 2024 and reduce the chances that a repetition of Trump’s anti-democratic 2020 effort would succeed.
The closely fought governor's race between Lake and Democrat Katie Hobbs was one of the most significant in the general election because Arizona is a battleground state and is expected to play a pivotal role in the 2024 U.S. presidential election.
From the commentary: The poor guy. Biden always sings the same song. He is convinced that he's doing all the right things, and he can't understand why he is not getting credit. So, he reasons, it must be because the messaging isn't working. The American people just don't know everything he's doing. Biden thinks his problem is communicating. It's not. It's competency.
From the editorial: "It's one thing to work a side hustle to earn extra disposable income; it's another to toil at two or three jobs just to cover a rent increase, or sell one's clothes or blood in order to pay for groceries."
From the commentary: The country may be on the wrong track, but we aren't looking for Donald Trump to save us.
In Arizona, law enforcement officials remained on high alert for potential protests, with barricades and security fencing erected around the Maricopa County elections department.
From the commentary: People who are happy or breathing easier because of the outcome of this election now own its consequences. Inflation, high gas and food prices, and an open border are likely to continue. Republicans have a lot of work to do to change voter attitudes. Maybe another two years of suffering will do it, assuming the country survives.
This list includes unofficial results of area school board elections

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