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Ritchie schools local leaders on Constitution

November 20, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie gave a brief history lesson on the state’s Constitution at the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities fall conference on Thursday, November 15. Continue Reading

Senators: Minnesota Secretary of State campaigns against amendment

October 4, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie uses state funds to campaign against a proposed constitutional amendment that would require voters to show photographic identification, two Republican state senators allege in a complaint filed Thursday.
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GOP: Ritchie campaigns against amendment

October 4, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie uses state funds to campaign against a proposed constitutional amendment that would require voters to show photographic identification, two Republican state senators allege in a complaint filed Thursday. Continue Reading

GOP questions Minn. Secretary of State’s dealing with amendment

July 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL Republicans say Democratic Secretary of State Mark Ritchie may be breaking state campaign laws by speaking out against a proposed constitutional amendment to be on Minnesotans’ ballots Nov. 6.
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GOP senator considers another amendment lawsuit against Ritchie

July 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL — Another lawsuit could arise over a proposed constitutional amendment in Minnesota. Continue Reading

Minn. business filings up four months in a row

May 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced today that new business filings for 2012 are up for the fourth straight month.
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Dayton, Secretary of State Ritchie call for photo ID alternative

March 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Gov. Mark Dayton and Secretary of State Mark Ritchie on Thursday touted an alternative to a proposed constitutional amendment requiring a photo ID to vote, saying their idea is less likely to keep some people from voting and cheaper, too. Continue Reading

Ritchie, Swanson re-elected in Minn. SOS, AG races

November 2, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS – Mark Ritchie won a second term as secretary of state on Tuesday less than two years after steering Minnesota through its most contentious recount ever, while Democrats extended their 40-year grip on the attorney general’s office with Lori Swanson’s victory.
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Secretary of State: Mark Ritchie

November 1, 2010 in West Central Tribune

The Secretary of State race is a choice between Democrat incumbent Mark Ritchie or Republican challenger Dan Severson. Continue Reading

New voter registration ‘lookup’ service launched at Minnesota State Fair

August 25, 2010 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL In between eating something deep-fried on a stick at the Minnesota State Fair, visitors can also make sure they are registered to vote through a new online service being launched at the Secretary of State’s outreach booth at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
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