After Lawsuits, Minnesota Secretary Of State Waives Absentee Ballot Witness Signature MandateMinnesota will waive its witness requirements for absentee ballots for the statewide primary election in August under the settlement of two lawsuits sparked by the health threat from the coronavirus pandemic.
Nearly 200K Absentee Ballots Requested By MN VotersStatewide, 195,162 absentee ballots have been sent out, a 90 percent increase from the 2016 election.
Primary Absentee Ballots In Hennepin Co. Hit New RecordHennepin County officials say that as of Thursday morning, they had accepted 12,500 absentee ballots countywide.
Hennepin County Sets Record For Absentee BallotsWith Election Day just two days away, many Minnesotans have already cast their ballots.
Officials: Hennepin County Doubles Previous Absentee Ballot RecordAccording to election officials, Hennepin County has more than doubled the previous record of 82,000 accepted absentee ballots.
Good Questions: Fruit Flies, Absentee Ballots & Nickels Vs. DimesHeather Brown is answering several good questions from viewers.
Minnesota Sees Big Increase In Absentee VotingThe Minnesota secretary of state's office says more than 189,000 absentee ballots were returned by Tuesday morning. The office says that's up nearly 50 percent from the absentees accepted in the 2010 election.
Early Voting Up 65 Percent In MinnesotaA steady flow of people filed into Hennepin County's election office Wednesday and waited their turn to cast their ballot in the 2014 November general election. Deputy Secretary of State Beth Frazier says the use of absentee ballots is up 65 percent this year compared to the 2010 election. "The pace is higher, is faster than it was in 2010," Frazier said. "More people are voting absentee than they did in the last non-presidential election."
Absentee Ballot Voting Up 65 Percent From Last Mid-TermMinnesotans have been avoiding long lines on Election Day by voting early this year.
Minnesota Absentee Voting Sharply Outpacing 2010Minnesota election officials have accepted significantly more absentee ballots this year than at this point in 2010's midterm election. The Secretary of State's office announced on Thursday a more-than 60 percent jump in absentee ballots accepted so far over 2010. More than 38,000 have been approved this year compared with 23,237 in 2010.
Who Do I Vote For? 'My Ballot' Helps Answer Voting QuestionsIt'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.