Minnesota’s top election official says he expects about 3 million state residents to vote by the close of polls on Tuesday.
If the numbers that have come across the desk of Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie are correct, the state is on track to again lead the U.S. in voter turnout.
State officials think we might have to wait some time before learning the election results. So if you’re staying up Tuesday night to see how things shake out, expect that it will be a late night.
It could be a late night before we know the results of this year’s election.
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.
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.
Twelve days before the election, and tens of thousands of Minnesotans have already cast their ballots.
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.
Minnesota voters who don’t want to bring ID or other documentation on Election Day face a Tuesday deadline to pre-register to vote.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Minnesota Supreme Court has rejected a court challenge regarding the wording of constitutional amendments, slated for the November ballot.
Election-day voter registration will continue in Minnesota this year after a federal judge rejected a lawsuit that sought to end it.