November 1, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Office busy testing vote-counting machines following June 5 miscount. Continue Reading
October 28, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
Absentee ballots pouring in; area counties expect high voter registration on election day
WORTHINGTON While the deadline to pre-register to vote in Minnesota was Oct. 16, residents of the state still have an opportunity to cast a ballot in November’s general election by registering at their polling place on election day. Continue Reading
October 25, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced today that over 180,000 Minnesota voters have requested absentee ballots. Of the ballots requested, 114,383 have already been returned by the voter and accepted. Ritchie also reminded voters that the absentee ballot period ends November 5. Continue Reading
October 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE Circuit Judge Mark Barnett brought clarity to a vaguely written piece of South Dakota election law last week. He decided the secretary of state must compile “pro” and “con” statements about measures on the statewide election ballot.
October 16, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie recently announced that more than 100,000 Minnesota voters have requested absentee ballots. Of the ballots requested, 41,208 have already been returned by the voter and accepted. Continue Reading
August 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE (AP) Secretary of State Jason Gant has appointed a task force to review a ballot-counting problem that occurred in Davison County during South Dakota’s June primary. Continue Reading
July 26, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
Minnesota Supreme Court justices are considering whether a question about voter photo identification on the November 6 ballot is misleading.
More fundamentally, they are asking themselves if they even have the authority to deal with the issue. Continue Reading
June 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic
This process has been completely open. The media and the public have been fully informed. Representatives from the media, including this newspaper, were present during the entire open canvassing of the votes. They witnessed the M650 accurately count each precinct. Twice.