Sec. Of State Says Fewer Than 2,500 Absentee Ballots Needed To Be SeparatedThe number of ballots in the segregated pile is significantly smaller than the voting gap between President-elect Joe Biden and President Donald Trump.
Minnesota May Have Highest Voter Turnout In The CountryA spokesperson within Secretary of State Steve Simon's office said there were approximately 3.1 million votes cast in the election but said there are still votes coming in that will be counted.
'It's Pretty Electric Out There On All Sides': Anxiety High Over Mail-In Ballots Arriving After Election DayTo date, more than 2 million absentee ballots have been requested in Minnesota. Of those, 1.7 million have already been returned, leaving more than 338,000 still outstanding.
New Accessibility Resources Available For Minnesota Voters With DisabilitiesMinnesota voters with disabilities now have more tools to help them cast their ballots.
See How Absentee Ballots Are Being Counted In MinnesotaIt's less than two weeks until Election Day, but many Minnesotans have already voted absentee and mail-in. Sixty percent of all requested absentee ballots in Ramsey County have already been returned.
More Than 900K Early Minnesota Votes Already Accepted From 1.6M Requested BallotsAmong the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, Minnesota has already hit a record number of mail-in ballot requests, at 1,655,912. For context, 2,611,365 people voted in total in 2018.
Record 1.3 Million In Minn. Have Requested Mail-In Ballots So FarThere are three layers of security, starting with a personal identification number required when you request a mail-in ballot, and again when you return it.
'Every MN Voter Should Feel Confident': Sec. Of State Responds To Report Ex-Special Forces Being Recruited To Guard Polling PlacesAccording to the report, the group Atlas Aegis, described as a private security company run by veterans and based in Tennessee, seeks a "large contingent" of recruits "to make sure that the Antifas don't try to destroy the election sites."
After Trump Comments, Sec. Of State Reiterates Integrity Of Absentee, Mail-In VotingWith just over a month away from Election Day, Minnesota's Secretary of State is reassuring voters not to question the integrity of the election, following comments made by President Donald Trump at a rally in Duluth Wednesday night.
Rep. Angie Craig Sues To Keep 2nd Congressional District Race On November Ballot After Candidate's DeathDemocratic Congresswoman Angie Craig filed a lawsuit Monday to ask the courts to let the 2nd District Congressional race proceed in the November election.
Mail-In Primary Ballots Could Be Dress Rehearsal For General Election In NovemberJeff Wagner talked with the U.S. Postal Service about what to expect for the general election in November, and they reported "plenty of capacity" in their system.
Primary Was A Successful Dress Rehearsal For November, Secretary Of State Steve Simon SaysThe pandemic pushed many to vote by mail. As of Tuesday night, the state had accepted 500,000 absentee ballots.
More Minnesotans Voted By Mail In 2020 Primary Than All Votes Total In 2016 PrimaryThe pandemic didn't slow down Tuesday night's Primary Election results, but it did impact the way people vote.
Early Voting Shattering All Records In Minnesota, 'Magnitudes Above' Recent ElectionsWith November’s general election just 102 days away, Minnesota's primary election is creeping up even faster.
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.