Good Question: How Many Minnesotans Vote Absentee?You will be able to cast your vote for president starting Friday. Absentee ballots in Minnesota will be available either by mail or in person.
Minn.'s Secretary Of State Disputes Trump's Rigged Voting ClaimsMinnesota's top election official rejected claims Tuesday by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump of a "rigged" voting system.
Veteran ID Cards Now Accepted For Same-Day Voter RegistrationSecretary of State Steve Simon announced Tuesday that Veteran Identification Cards are now acceptable photo identification documents for same-day voter registration.
Minn. High School Students To Participate In Mock ElectionMinnesota high school students will be voting for the next president of the United States.
Minnesota's 1965 Leaders Honored On 50th Anniversary Of Voting Rights ActThe Minnesota Secretary of State honored four surviving members of the Congressional delegation who came from different political parties, but share a bond. They all worked to pass the landmark Voting Rights Act to reverse decades of discrimination at the polls.
Minnesota Won't Dump Pension-Fund Holdings In Israeli BondsTop Minnesota leaders declined Wednesday to shy from pension-fund investments in Israeli bonds despite persistent and passionate appeals from a group that argues the state is improperly taking sides in the Israeli-Palestinian dispute.
Ritchie Reflects On 8 Eventful Years As Secretary Of StateThe final election results are in: Minnesota had its lowest voter turnout since 1986. The state canvassing board officially certified the 2014 voter turnout at 50.5 percent. It's one of the last official acts for Secretary of State Mark Ritchie.
Simon's Wish List: June Primary, Early VotingSteve Simon is preparing to hop from one branch of Minnesota's government to another.
Simon Keeps SOS In Democratic HandsDemocratic state Rep. Steve Simon has been elected secretary of state, defeating Republican former state Rep. Dan Severson. Simon will take over as Minnesota's chief elections officer from Democrat Mark Ritchie, who chose not to run again.
Governor, Senate, State House Are Minnesota PrizesMinnesota joins the rest of the nation Tuesday in a midterm election for everything from governor to local school board seats, with most polling places opening at 7 a.m. and all closing at 8 p.m. Some key things to know about what's at stake:
Severson's Site Goes Down Week Before ElectionRepublican Secretary of State hopeful Dan Severson is suggesting his website was hacked for political reasons. Severson's campaign website crashed earlier this week. At news conference in St. Paul Friday, he said an early investigation shows it was breached by outsiders but they haven't identified who did it.
Simon Pushes For Early Voting In MinnesotaDemocratic secretary of state candidate Steve Simon wants Minnesota to join the 33 states that allow early voting.