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Davison Co. auditor tries to avoid repeat errors

November 1, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Office busy testing vote-counting machines following June 5 miscount. Continue Reading

Down to the wire

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

114,383 absentee ballots already cast in Minnesota

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

SD pamphlet decision clarifies parts of law, leaves others vague

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.
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Updated absentee balloting numbers announced in state

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

Adelstein asks court to force ballot statements

October 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Friday hearing set in senator suit against Secretary of State Jason Gant. Continue Reading

Human error caused election errors

September 1, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Task force finds Auditor’s Office ran a precinct twice; machine working fine.
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State panel to review Davison County’s ballot-counting error

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

Is photo ID ballot question misleading?

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

KIEPKE: Election results are accurate

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.
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