There’s always excitement in the air in a TV Newsroom on Election night. Everyone’s working at night. People are fanning out across the state to cover all the big races: the amendments, the competitive U.S. […]
It’s probably the most Instagrammed and Facebooked photo of the day: the red “I Voted” sticker. Cindi Houtkooper from Minneapolis emailed, Greg Swan from Chaska tweeted asking: How much do we spend on the stickers? Who pays for them?
Minnesota polling precincts have opened across the state to welcome waiting voters. Light drizzle was falling in the eastern part of the state, but was moving out and a dry day was forecast.
When you vote tomorrow and fill in that oval for Mitt Romney or Barack Obama, you won’t really be voting for the president.
More than 3 million Minnesotans are expected to vote in Tuesday’s election. Minnesota is proud to lead the nation in voter turnout.
Minnesota has historically been a place a Democratic presidential nominee could count on. Through presidential landslides and squeakers, the party’s nominee has won the state in every presidential election since 1976.
An unplanned trip to the hospital in Minnesota won’t leave you without an opportunity to cast a ballot in Tuesday’s pivotal election.
It’s a question often heard in the days before the election. Secretary of State Mark Ritchie hears it every season. Between registration, absentee ballots and changing districts, voters don’t know where to go or who to vote for.
Now, the question is: Is the country better off than it was four years ago? Anyone – including you – can answer that question.
Now, this early voting trend that is sweeping the country is getting as ridiculous as being gifted for Christmas or one’s birthday 35 days in advance. There is much “shifty” benefit for the Democrats since they’re pushing for it.
Minnesota voters will decide on Election Day whether to make all voters show photo IDs in future elections — a decision that could have far-reaching implications in a state known for robust turnout.
Of the over 140,000 of Minnesota voters who have requested absentee ballots, 70,899 have already been returned by the voter and accepted, Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced Thursday.
Here in Minnesota, star athletes have weighed in on the marriage amendment. Lynx star Seimone Augustus has joined Vikings punter Chris Kluwe in opposition to the amendment, while former Viking Matt Birk supports it.
Public opinion polls this week are showing the campaigns for two constitutional amendments are getting very close.
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced Friday that of the more than 77,000 Minnesotans who requested absentee ballots, over 21,000 ballots have already been returned and accepted.
Only 9 percent of eligible voters participated in Minnesota’s primary. Secretary of State Mark Ritchie reported the figure Wednesday.
Republican Pennsylvania State Representative Mike Turzai gives away true intent of Republicans’ new voter ID laws.
Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie has reworked the title for a constitutional amendment seeking to impose a photo ID requirement for voting.
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.
Poll after poll shows public support for same-sex marriage steadily increasing, to the point where it’s now a majority viewpoint. Yet in all 32 states where gay marriage has been on the ballot, voters have rejected it.
A dramatic protest from a group of Minnesota seniors Wednesday: They cut up their AARP cards, upset because AARP is opposing the Voter ID amendment on the ballot this fall.
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.