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Voter ID

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Valid Or Not? Voter ID Vagueness Causing Confusion

Charges flew Wednesday over the controversial photo ID amendment.

10/24/2012

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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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Minnesotans Of Faith Come Together To Combat Voter ID Amendment

Dozens of Minnesota clergy and religious leaders gathered Thursday to voice their opposition to Minnesota’s Voter ID amendment.

09/13/2012

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Poll Shows Marriage Amendment Is A Toss-Up

A new poll shows voters are at a virtual toss-up when it comes to Minnesota’s proposed marriage amendment that will be on the November ballot.

09/13/2012

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City Releases Report On Voter ID Amendment Costs, Changes

The office responsible for administering elections in Minneapolis released a report Wednesday saying that the proposed voter ID constitutional amendment could cost, if passed, an estimated $50 million in startup costs.

08/01/2012

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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

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Opinion: Lacking Government ID Does Not Make You Unworthy Of Voting

There are many Americans who do not have a government issued ID. In our country there is no requirement to carry ID. If you do not have a government ID, that does not make you a criminal. That does not make you unworthy of voting.

07/31/2012

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Altered Minn. Amendments Spur Partisanship Charges

Charges of partisanship flew at a Minnesota Senate hearing into proposed constitutional amendments that gained different topline names than the Legislature voted on earlier.

07/20/2012

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