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Panel approves online voter registration bill

March 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s online voter registration system moved a step closer to winning the Legislature’s blessing Monday.
The Senate Elections Subcommittee voted unanimously to approve a bill that authorizes the system that Secretary of State …continue reading on dglobe.com

Panel approves online voter registration bill

March 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s online voter registration system moved a step closer to winning the Legislature’s blessing Monday.
The Senate Elections Subcommittee voted unanimously to approve a bill that authorizes the system that Secretary of State …continue reading on dglobe.com

Nobles County sees a high voter turnout

November 7, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON It was a busy night Tuesday at polling places across Minnesota, and the southwest corner of the state was no exception. Continue Reading

Voters decide against voter ID

November 6, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL — Minnesota voters do not want to prove who they are.
Forty-six percent of voters Tuesday wanted to amend the state Constitution to require a photo ID before voting, but 50 percent was needed. Continue Reading

Minn. voters decide if they should show IDs in next election

November 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Voters decided Tuesday if they would be required to prove who they are in elections beginning next year. Continue Reading

High voter turnout expected despite lack of top-of-ballot action

November 4, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL Presidential candidates have all but ignored Minnesota.
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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

Public forum Thursday at Ridgewater College dresses demographics, voter ID and marriage amendments

October 24, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Minnesota Department of Human Rights Commissioner Kevin Lindsey will discuss how the state’s changing demographics will affect jobs, education and the economy in the future during an appearance tonight at Ridgewater College in Willmar.
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Lawmakers must fill in blanks if Minnesotans OK voter identification

October 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL Both sides in Minnesota’s voter photo identification debate try to paint pictures about how life would look if the requirement passes Nov. 6, but the real picture has yet to be painted.
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Judge halts Pennsylvania’s tough new voter ID requirement

October 2, 2012 in West Central Tribune

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) A judge on Tuesday blocked Pennsylvania’s divisive voter identification requirement from going into effect on Election Day, delivering a hard-fought victory to Democrats who said it was a ploy to defeat President Barack Obama and other opponents who said it would prevent the elderly and minorities from voting.
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