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Data: Nov. 27, 2017
March 16, 2018
Secretary of state asks for $1.4M to strengthen voter registration
ST. PAUL—Citing national security officials' warnings that Minnesota's voter database had already been targeted by elements "at the behest of the Russian government," the secretary of state is asking for funding to update its statewide registration system. Minnesota Secretary...
March 16, 2018 - 8:18pm
March 7, 2018
Group pushes to restore parolees' voting rights in Minn.
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans who made serious mistakes in their lives believe they still should get another opportunity at having a say in their communities. "Everybody deserves a second chance," said Shane Black, a North Minneapolis resident who is with A Better Road Foundation; he...
March 7, 2018 - 7:11pm
January 15, 2018
First up for 8th District: DFL candidacy: Incumbent Nolan, challenger Phifer hunt for delegates
DULUTH — For DFLers in the 17 northeastern and north-central counties that make up the 8th Congressional District in Minnesota, the campaign...
January 15, 2018 - 6:00am
June 30, 2017
Trump's voter fraud commission wants to know the voting history, party ID and address of every voter in America
The chair of Donald Trump's Election Integrity Commission has penned a letter to all 50 states requesting their full voter role data, including...
June 30, 2017 - 6:40am
May 15, 2017
Supreme Court rejects bid to revive North Carolina voter ID law
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court put the final nail in the coffin of North Carolina's strict voter-identification law on Monday, rejecting...
May 15, 2017 - 10:01am
November 5, 2016
Most area counties see uptick in early voting
WORTHINGTON — Auditors offices across Minnesota and Iowa are open today for people to stop in and cast an absentee ballot ahead of Election...
November 5, 2016 - 10:49pm
November 3, 2016
About 13 percent of registered Minnesota voters have already cast ballots
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans have flocked to casting ballots before Election Day, leaving all previous records in the dust. Nearly 416,000 voters have already had absentee or mail-ballots accepted, according to numbers released Thursday, Nov. 3, by the secretary of state. That means about...
November 3, 2016 - 9:18pm
October 27, 2016
Minnesota already breaking voting records ahead of Nov. 8
ST. PAUL -- More than a quarter of a million people have already voted in Minnesota and the record-breaking numbers are expected to surge as Election Day approaches. “We are on track to have about 50,000 people voting prior to Election Day in Ramsey County,” said Joe Mansky, the...
October 27, 2016 - 9:11pm
June 1, 2016
Thousands of voters in limbo after Kansas demands proof they’re American
WICHITA, Kan. — After moving to Kansas, Tad Stricker visited a state motor vehicle office to perform what he thought was the routine task of...
June 1, 2016 - 3:40pm
April 22, 2015
Column: Getting good voting habits started early
By Steve Simon, Minnesota Secretary of State ST. PAUL — Spring is now upon us, and that means it’s time for some spring cleaning.
April 22, 2015 - 4:39pm
February 26, 2015
Elections take spotlight at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s elected officials are looking at election changes. On Thursday alone, lawmakers considered bills to change the primary election date, allowing 16-year-olds to preregister to vote and establishing a commission to redraw political district lines every 10...
February 26, 2015 - 9:07pm
October 21, 2014
Simon airs first secretary ad
Democratic state Rep. Steve Simon on Tuesday launched the first television commercial in the secretary of state’s race. Simon, running against Republican Dan Severson for the job being vacated by Mark Ritchie, promotes his sponsorship of bills that became laws to allow Minnesotans...
October 21, 2014 - 8:55pm
September 18, 2014
Absentee author attends Red Lake satellite site
RED LAKE — “Biinjwebinigedaa” didn’t exactly roll off Rep. Steve Simon’s tongue Thursday afternoon, but that was exactly why he was in Red Lake. Simon, DFL-Hopkins, traveled to the Red Lake Indian Reservation to meet with the Red Lake Political Education Committee and view...
September 18, 2014 - 8:08pm
July 10, 2014
Absentee ballot requests now taken online
WORTHINGTON — In an effort to increase voter accessibility, the Minnesota Secretary of State’s office has unveiled a new online program to encourage absentee voting. Late last month, the mnvotes.org website launched the “Request Absentee Ballot” tool for individuals to...
July 10, 2014 - 8:27pm
February 16, 2014
Familiar names to appear on 2014 ballot
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County residents will see a pair of familiar names on the 2014 ballot in November. County Attorney Kathy Kusz has announced her candidacy as county attorney, and Nobles County Sheriff Kent Wilkening is once again running for sheriff. Kusz was appointed as...
February 16, 2014 - 8:32pm