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Lawmakers Move To Preserve Online Voter Signup

Minnesota lawmakers are hoping to minimize any lapse in the state’s online voter registration system. A judge ruled Monday that the portal be shut off because Secretary of State Mark Ritchie lacked the power to set it up unilaterally.

04/29/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 4-24-14

Did you miss Congressman John Kline today with Dave? That and other highlights from today’s show can be heard on our PODCAST PAGE. Click the link above to listen back!

04/24/2014

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2-4-14 Mark Ritchie On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Precinct Caucus night and…..a major event coming to the Twin Cities? Find out what by clicking the link.

02/04/2014

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Minn. Task Force Seeks New Voting Rosters Study

A Minnesota panel that led a pilot project around an electronic voter verification process is urging the Legislature to authorize a more extensive study this fall. The Electronic Roster Task Force was meeting Friday to finalize a report and proposed legislation.

01/31/2014

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Judge To Review Launch Of MN Voter Sign-Up Site

A Web site where people can register to vote in Minnesota is undergoing scrutiny in court. A Ramsey County District judge was hearing a lawsuit Friday on the online sign-up tool launched in September by Secretary of State Mark Ritchie.

12/13/2013

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10-25-13 The Morning Take On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Hamline Law Professor David Schultz pinch hits for Blois Olson.

10/25/2013

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Dayton Talks Issues Ahead Of 2-Week Sick Leave

Gov. Mark Dayton sounded off on a handful of issues Tuesday including his own health, as he prepares for two weeks out of the public eye to recuperate from a scheduled procedure at Mayo Clinic to repair a damaged muscle in his left hip. Here are a couple of things the Democratic governor touched on in a briefing with reporters:

10/22/2013

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Minn. Officials Mark State’s Role At Gettysburg

The 150th anniversary of the battle at Gettysburg is giving Minnesota leaders reason to reflect on their state’s role in the Civil War. Gov. Mark Dayton, Secretary of State Mark Ritchie and state Rep. Dean Urdahl were among those planning Tuesday to commemorate the key battle.

06/25/2013

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MN May Lead U.S. In Voter Turnout Yet Again

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.

11/05/2012

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Minn. Primary Racks Up Meager 9 Percent Turnout

Only 9 percent of eligible voters participated in Minnesota’s primary. Secretary of State Mark Ritchie reported the figure Wednesday.

08/15/2012

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Voters Head To The Polls For Primary Elections

People across the state head to the polls on Tuesday to vote in Minnesota’s primary election. It’s a vital step in the 2012 campaign as the results will decide which match-ups we’ll see on the ballot in November.

08/14/2012

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Minn. Court Weighs Edited Ballot Question Titles

The Minnesota Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in separate lawsuits over the rewriting of ballot titles for two proposed constitutional amendments.

07/31/2012

Pride 2012

Wording of Marriage Amendment Title Has Supporters Fuming

What’s in a name? Just about everything, according to supporters of the marriage amendment on November’s ballot.

06/29/2012

Pride 2012

Ritchie Sets New Marriage Amendment Ballot Title

Secretary of State Mark Ritchie has abandoned a ballot title drafted by backers of the gay marriage amendment in favor of his own.

06/28/2012

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Sec. Of State Ritchie Steps Into Voter ID Battle

Secretary of State Mark Ritchie’s job requires him to be neutral when counting votes. But he’s not shying from taking a position against the proposed amendment that would require voters to show photo ID.

04/14/2012

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