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
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
November 4, 2012 in West Central Tribune
ST. PAUL Presidential candidates have all but ignored Minnesota.
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 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.
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.
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.
September 24, 2012 in West Central Tribune
ST. PAUL Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced Monday that today is National Voter Registration Day. The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State will be working with the National Association of Secretaries of State, League of Minnesota Cities and Minnesota Council of Nonprofits to coordinate statewide voter registration efforts.
August 28, 2012 in DL-Online
Four of six Minnesota Supreme Court justices ruled Monday that Secretary of State Mark Ritchie exceeded his authority in rewriting titles of the two amendments. The court ordered the Legislature-written titles to appear on ballots. Continue Reading