House Elections Committee
With Minnesota’s new online voter registration system in legal limbo, state lawmakers are starting to map out a backup plan.
Another Democratic state lawmaker is joining the race for Minnesota secretary of state. State Rep. Steve Simon of Hopkins announced his plans Tuesday. He is chairman of the House Elections Committee.
A Minnesota House committee is hearing a bill that would shift Minnesota’s primary election from August to June.
Gov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature’s new Democratic majorities have made it clear: The session that starts Tuesday will be all about the state budget.
Minnesota led the nation in voter turnout again this year with a remarkable 76 percent of voters going to the polls on Election Day.