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?
Mendota Heights 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 candidates for mayor, city council, House District or Senate districts, click the links below for their biographical information.
If you need any information on your district or polling place, visit the Minnesota Secretary of State's website. Also, click the links if you want to see sample ballots for Mendota Heights (55118) or Mendota Heights (55120).
Mendota Heights Mayor
- Sandra Krebsbach (incumbent) (Also, see 2010 interview with Krebsbach)
- Ultan Duggan
Mendota Heights City Council
- Mike Povolny
- Steve Norton
Senate District 52
- Jim Metzen (DFL, incumbent)
- Dwight Rabuse (GOP)
House District 52B
- Paul Tuschy (GOP)
House District 52A
- Joe Blum (GOP)
Dakota County Board District 3
- Tom Egan
U.S. Second Congressional District
- Kurt Bills (GOP)
- Michael Cavlan (Minn. Open Progressives)
- Tim Davis (Grassroots)
- Amy Klobuchar (DFL, incumbent)
- Stephen Williams (Independence)
Check back with Mendota Heights 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 up-to-the-minute coverage.