Voter ID

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Wis. Liberal Group Complains Voters Can’t Get ID

A liberal group plans to file a brief in the legal battle over Wisconsin’s voter photo identification law alleging state offices aren’t open enough to produce enough IDs for would-be voters ahead of the Nov. 4 election.

09/22/2014

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Hearing To Assess Electronic Voting Roster Costs

With voters having rejected a photo ID requirement, Minnesota lawmakers are testing out electronic polling place rosters intended to make verifying voters easier and more accurate.

10/09/2013

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CBS Legal Analyst Andrew Cohen On WCCO

Andrew Cohen joined Dave Lee Tuesday morning to discuss the Supreme Court’s latest ruling

06/18/2013

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Esme’s Blog: Gay Marriage – What A Difference A Year Makes?

In early 2012, a public policy poll found that 50 percent of Minnesotans surveyed favored a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage, and only 40 percent said they opposed the amendment.

05/11/2013

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Minn. Senate Leader Wants Higher Amendment Bar

Following the failure in November of two constitutional amendments championed largely by Republicans, DFL lawmakers now at the Capitol’s helm said Thursday they want to make it tougher to put such measures on the ballot.

01/10/2013

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MN Officials Cite Few Election Problems, Group Checks Possible Fraud

Minnesota voters came out in record numbers again this year.

11/30/2012

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Opinion: Brain Dead Politics In Virginia

Ken Cuccinelli aspires to be the next governor of Virginia after spending four years trying to deny women’s health care rights, blocking Obamacare and forcing his ideology and personal beliefs on the Commonwealth of Virginia.

11/28/2012

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Reality Check: Republicans Leaders Miscalculated; Amendments Backfired

We know now that many voters were motivated by the marriage amendment, but it was not restricted to only one party.

11/08/2012

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Minnesota’s Voter ID: What Was Supposed To Pass — Didn’t

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?

11/07/2012

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Minn. Rejects Amendment Requiring Photo ID To Vote

Minnesotans have rejected a constitutional amendment that would have required a photo ID before they could vote in future elections.

11/07/2012

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Minn. Photo ID Requirement Down In Early Returns

A constitutional amendment to require a photo ID to vote in Minnesota is trailing slightly in early returns.

11/06/2012

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Minn. Voters Decide On Gay Marriage, Photo ID

Minnesota voters voted on two major changes to their state constitution Tuesday, proposals to prohibit gay marriage and require photo identification for voting that sparked campaigns far more heated than usual for constitutional amendments.

11/06/2012

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Ritchie: Expect Voting Results Delays In St. Louis County

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.

11/05/2012

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Buy Jim Ragsdale’s E-Book On Voter ID Bill

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10/26/2012

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SCSU Survey: More Voting No On Marriage Amendment

According to a new survey of 600 randomly-chosen Minnesotans of voting age, St. Cloud State University pollsters found that of likely voters, 51 percent planned to vote against the constitutional amendment to define marriage as solely between one man and one woman.

10/25/2012

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Valid Or Not? Voter ID Vagueness Causing Confusion

Charges flew Wednesday over the controversial photo ID amendment.

10/24/2012

People wait in line to vote at the Board of Elections early voting site on October 18, 2012 in Wilson, NC. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

Opinion: Democrats Turn Out Supporters For Early Vote As Republicans Try To Suppress Vote

Early vote was once an idea that both parties promoted. But as Democrats grow in their ability to use it to their strategic advantage, Republicans have sought to reduce or eliminate it.

10/19/2012

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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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Vote ‘Yes’ Strategist Will Vote ‘No’

A once powerful Minnesota Republican at the center of a sex scandal broke his 10-month silence. Michael Brodkorb lost his job after admitting an affair with then Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch, and he’s now taking legal action for what he says was an improper firing.

10/15/2012

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Reality Check: Voter ID, Marriage Amendments And ‘Skipping The Vote’

Public opinion polls this week are showing the campaigns for two constitutional amendments are getting very close.

10/10/2012

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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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Hennepin Co. Att’y Touts Clean Elections, Criticizes Voter ID

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman released a video called “Case Closed: Clean Elections in Hennepin County,” which touts clean elections and criticizes the voter ID amendment.

09/27/2012

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Some Voter ID Amendment Foes Frustrated With DFL

Some opponents of the proposed amendment to require Minnesota voters to show a photo ID at the polls are angry at the Minnesota DFL Party. They say the party is not putting enough resources into defeating the amendment.

09/24/2012

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Divisions Persist On Need For Voter ID Amendment

Supporters of a proposed Minnesota voter ID amendment say it will protect the integrity of the state’s election system, while opponents point to several studies finding the kind of fraud the proposed requirement is designed to prevent is extremely rare.

09/18/2012

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