Minnesota Senate Moves Forward Voter ID Bill, Unlikely To Pass In HouseRepublican Sen. Scott Newman, of Hutchinson, earlier this year framed his bill as being aimed more at increasing voter confidence in election results than at preventing voter fraud.
GOP-Backed Voter ID Bill Flares Minnesota's Election Law FightA post-election fight over whether Minnesota's election laws should be tightened or changed to make voting easier heated up Wednesday as a key Senate panel backed a Republican proposal to require people to present photo identification at the polls but allow those without valid cards to cast provisional ballots.
Learning From Riot Response, State Leaders Prepped For Security And Safety Concerns During ElectionSecurity and safety is top of mind for many around the country on Election Day, including in Minnesota.
2020 Minnesota Legislative Session Will Go Down As One Of The Oddest In State HistoryHere's a look at what the Legislature has and hasn't accomplished going into the final weekend of the regular session.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Secretary Of State Steve Simon Proposes Bill To Expand Mail-In VotingSecretary of State Steve Simon hopes to take charge of how Minnesota runs elections in the COVID-19 era.
'Err On The Side Of Caution': Gov. Walz, SOS Simon Host Security Officials For Election Cybersecurity Workshop
Wisconsin Elections Officials To Consider Security Upgrades, OutreachThe Wisconsin Elections Commission will consider spending up to $810,000 to upgrade local clerks' computer security and launch an outreach program to dispel myths about election security.
Sens. Klobuchar & Wyden Question FBI On Russian Hack Of Voting FirmTwo U.S. senators asked the FBI on Wednesday to explain what it has done to investigate the suspected hack by Russian intelligence of a Florida-based voting software company before the 2016 election.
Election Security Bill Backers Say Delay Helps RussiaJust two months before the midterm elections, bipartisan legislation to try to prevent foreign hacking into U.S. election systems is stalled in Congress as the White House and some Republicans worry it could exert too much federal control over the states.
Secretary Of State Calls For Lawmakers To Free Up Election Security FundingMinnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon and other elections officials are calling on the Legislature to free up federal funds for election security.