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.
Drive-Thru Ballot Drop Off Begins Friday In MinneapolisDrive-thru ballot drop-off begins Friday in Minneapolis and will last up until next week’s primary.
Joe Biden Formally Clinches Democratic Presidential NominationJoe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Friday, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest.
Sweeping Federal Lawsuit Pushes For Changes In Wisconsin ElectionsAdvocates for people with disabilities and minority voters in Wisconsin filed a sweeping federal lawsuit Monday asking a judge to order that more poll workers be hired, every voter in the state receive an absentee ballot application and a host of other changes be made to ensure the August primary and November presidential election can be held safely amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
How Do They Count Ballots In Elections? How Are Results Available So Fast?Each county has a slightly different method of counting, but there is a general flow. In most cases, the votes move from the precinct to the counties to the Secretary of State’s office.
Minnesota Prepares For Cyber Threats Ahead Of 2020 ElectionsThe stakes are high in the 2020 presidential race, not just for who’s on the ballot, but the ballot itself.
Minnesota Communities Vote To Fund Improvements For School DistrictsResults are in for many Minnesota school districts that asked taxpayers Tuesday to help fund improvements.
Wisconsin Voters Who Moved Will Have Longer To Fix RegistrationVoters who appear to have moved will still receive a postcard, likely in late August, saying that state records indicate they have moved.
Minnesotans Have Already Cast 500,000 Ballots In The Midterm ElectionsState election officials say Minnesotans have already cast well more than 500,000 ballots in the midterm elections.
Early Voting Begins For The Midterm ElectionsMuch of the political world is consumed with a battle over a Supreme Court nominee, an expanding international trade war and President Donald Trump's social media posts. Yet here in Minnesota, the first votes of the 2018 midterm elections are being cast.
County Attorney Declines To Charge Man With Voter FraudNew Hope man is second in recent years to come under investigation for voter fraud.
Final Push Sets In Before Minnesota PrimaryIn the race to take the governor's seat, the field is crowded in the North Star State.
Twin Sisters Are Both Running For Office, But In Opposite PartiesTwin sisters Monica Sparks and Jessica Ann Tyson are so much alike that both running for public office in Michigan.