Minnesota voters have shot down the Voter ID amendment, but even just a few weeks ago, it had overwhelming support. So, how did this happen?
Minnesota voters turned back two constitutional amendments Tuesday, defeating proposals to ban gay marriage and require a photo ID for voting that had once been seen as likely winners.
The leader of the campaign to pass a constitutional amendment requiring photo ID to vote appears doubtful about the proposal with most of the vote counted.
A constitutional amendment to require a photo ID to vote in Minnesota is trailing slightly in early returns.
Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie has reworked the title for a constitutional amendment seeking to impose a photo ID requirement for voting.
Republican legislative leaders are intervening in a lawsuit to try to keep a proposed photo ID requirement for voters on November’s ballot.
The Minnesota Supreme Court has set oral arguments for July 17 on a petition to remove a constitutional amendment from the November ballot that would require voters to present photo IDs at the polls.
Voters will decide in November whether government-issued photo identification should be required when voting in Minnesota, after lawmakers approved the ballot measure Wednesday and ended a years-long dispute.
The Minnesota Legislature has agreed to let voters choose in November if they want a voter photo ID requirement in the state constitution, but some political groups have vowed to challenge the amendment in court before it even reaches the ballot.
A proposed constitutional amendment to make voters show a photo ID at the polls is now halfway to a spot on the November ballot.
The Minnesota House passed a proposed constitutional amendment to make voters show a photo ID at the polls. Here is a small sample of some of the things said by representatives during the nine-hour debate.
A proposed constitutional amendment to require voters to show photo ID is headed to the floor of the Minnesota House.
Gov. Mark Dayton and Secretary of State Mark Ritchie say there’s a less expensive alternative to the proposal for a constitutional amendment requiring a photo ID to vote, and that it also runs less risk of disenfranchising some voters.
A group that supports requiring voters to show photo ID is suing the state of Minnesota, saying it’s not doing enough to confirm voter eligibility.
A state Senate committee has passed a constitutional amendment that would ask Minnesotans to decide in November if voting in the state should require a valid photo ID.
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