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Who Do I Vote For? ‘My Ballot’ Helps Answer Voting Questions

It’s a question often heard in the days before the election. Secretary of State Mark Ritchie hears it every season. Between registration, absentee ballots and changing districts, voters don’t know where to go or who to vote for.

11/02/2012

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Ritchie: 183,000+ Absentee Ballots Cast As Elections Approach

We’re less than a week away from one of the most important elections in the nation’s history, and thousands of Minnesotans have already voted.

11/01/2012

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Early Voting Becoming More Popular In Minnesota

Twelve days before the election, and tens of thousands of Minnesotans have already cast their ballots.

10/25/2012

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Ritchie: More Than 70,000 Absentee Ballots Already Cast In MN

Of the over 140,000 of Minnesota voters who have requested absentee ballots, 70,899 have already been returned by the voter and accepted, Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced Thursday.

10/18/2012

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Deadline Arrives For Minn. Voters To Pre-Register

Minnesota voters who don’t want to bring ID or other documentation on Election Day face a Tuesday deadline to pre-register to vote.

10/16/2012

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Over 41,000 Minnesota Absentee Ballots Cast So Far

One of the most critical Presidential elections in history is a little more than three weeks away, and many of those who won’t be able to vote on Election Day are already sending in their absentee ballots.

10/11/2012

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Over 21,000 Absentee Ballots Cast So Far In Minn.

Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced Friday that of the more than 77,000 Minnesotans who requested absentee ballots, over 21,000 ballots have already been returned and accepted.

10/05/2012

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Voter ID Complaint Targets Minn. Election Official

Minnesota’s top election official is the target of a complaint from Republican senators who accuse him of misleading voters on a proposed voter identification requirement.

10/04/2012

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MN Secretary Of State Faces Tough Crowd At State Fair

Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie’s effort to change the titles of two proposed constitutional amendments were rebuffed by the Minnesota Supreme Court last week.

08/30/2012

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Minn. Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To Photo ID

The Minnesota Supreme Court has rejected a court challenge regarding the wording of constitutional amendments, slated for the November ballot.

08/27/2012

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Suit To End Same-Day Voter Registration Dismissed

Election-day voter registration will continue in Minnesota this year after a federal judge rejected a lawsuit that sought to end it.

08/17/2012

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Minneapolis Church Postpones Mark Ritchie Speech

A Minneapolis Catholic Church has postponed a speech by Minnesota’s controversial secretary of state rather than canceling it outright.

08/01/2012

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Altered Minn. Amendments Spur Partisanship Charges

Charges of partisanship flew at a Minnesota Senate hearing into proposed constitutional amendments that gained different topline names than the Legislature voted on earlier.

07/20/2012

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Minn. Supreme Court Pulled Into New Amendment Case

A tussle over the title for a proposed constitutional amendment seeking changes to Minnesota voting is headed for the state Supreme Court.

07/19/2012

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Minn. AG: Law Permits Change In Ballot Title

Minnesota’s attorney general argued Monday that Secretary of State Mark Ritchie was acting within his power when he revised the title of a ballot measure that would amend the state constitution to ban gay marriage.

07/16/2012

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