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2012 Election Guide: Your Source for Information on Inver Grove Heights Candidates

Your one-stop shop for candidate profiles, information 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?

Inver Grove 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 stay informed on daily election-related political news, letters to the editor or campaign announcements, check out our 2012 Election Guide news section.

To learn more about each of the candidates for Inver Grove Heights city council, House District 52B or Senate District 52, 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 this link if you want to see a sample ballot for Inver Grove Heights. 

Inver Grove Heights Mayor

  • George Tourville (incumbent)
  • Scott Cornelius

Inver Grove Heights City Council

  • Tom Bartholomew
  • Paul Hark
  • Paul Mandell
  • Jim Mueller

Senate District 52

House District 52B

  • Paul Tuschy (GOP)

Dakota County Board District 4

  • Nancy Schouweiler
  • Bill Klein

Constitutional Amendments 

U.S. Second Congressional District

U.S. Senate 

Candidate forums

  • LIVE BLOG: River Heights Mayoral & City Council Candidate Forums
  • LIVE BLOG: House & Senate Districts 52/54

Check back with Inver Grove 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.

Jennifer Moynihan November 03, 2012 at 03:47 PM
I am trying to learn more about the local candidates to make an educated decision on Tuesday and can't find ANYTHING on Scott Cornelius, other than he is backed by the GOP. Is he still running for Mayor? If so, what are his points of issue? What does he plan to do for IGH?
Sharpie November 05, 2012 at 07:36 PM
MUST read: "Support for Kill List and NDAA make Obama and Romney Unfit for Office" http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/reawakening-liberty/2012/nov/2/support-kill-list-and-ndaa-make-obama-and-romney-u/ Make a special note to watch the Free and Equal Election Debate between third party Presidential candidates, Gov. Gary Johnson (Libertarian) and Dr. Jill Stein (Green) to be aired tonight on Monday evening, Nov. 5th from 9:00 - 10:30 pm Eastern Time. Perform a worthwhile civic duty, and be certain to listen in on this historic debate so that you can make an informed decision on voting day. Third party candidates who will be on the ballot in most states deserve to be heard. It is a violation of the 1st Amendament rights of third party candidates, and a violation of the free speech rights of every American, for their voices to be silenced. http://freeandequal.org/?v=1
PAUL TUSCHY OFFICIALLY ENDORSED BY CONGRESSMAN JOHN KLINE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KwiczINUF-4&feature=youtu.be

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