(1) differences in strength of legislative affiliation between rural activist groups and urban legislators, and
(2) better development of a language of economic progressive populism which more effectively—though not completely—bridged the rural-urban divide in Minnesota.
Farmer’s Rally, State Capital, St. Paul, Minnesota, from the “Farm Families” project. Arndt, Thomas Frederick January 1985
1986 Wisconsin Lt. Gov and US Senate Primary
Comparing Minnesota and Wisconsin in 1986