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Minnesota's school of policy and planning.

Center for Science, Technology, and Public Policy



Over the last several election cycles, the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance has conducted a series of in depth election surveys. The polls provide a snapshot of the horse race numbers as well as explore the deeper forces and dynamics at play in the election. The Center offers complete access to its various election surveys. Listed below by year of the survey are links to summaries of the survey's methodology and modeling, reports generated from the surveys, and survey questionnaires.


The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance generates non-partisan reports throughout the election season and beyond analyzing the latest buzz on policy issues, statewide and district races, and other important political attitudes.

Mondale Research Materials

This website serves as a gateway to resources about Mr. Mondale's public service career, including his official Senate and Vice Presidential papers, personal papers, and the files of his closest staffers which are held at the Minnesota Historical Society in downtown Saint Paul.

Election Data Archive

We are in the process of updating the election data archive. If you have questions or would like more information please contact Research Associate Eric Ostermeier at