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.
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.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: All-Mail Ballot System Under Consideration For 2020 ElectionsMinnesota’s top election official said Thursday that the 2020 elections in the state “must go on” in Minnesota, even if the country is still grappling with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Minnesota Secretary Of State’s Pollfinder Webpage Briefly Redirected Voters To Partisan Webpage, Lapse Of Judgement BlamedThe website of the office of the Minnesota Secretary of State sent visitors to BoldProgressives.org for a brief time Tuesday morning.
ACLU Seeks To Overturn Minnesota’s Limit On Voter AssistanceThe ACLU says the Minnesota law is unconstitutional, and has a disproportionate impact on refugee communities who may need help with translating, including the Hmong community.
Minnesota Capitol In Partisan Gridlock Again As Session's End ApproachesPressure is mounting on state lawmakers with less than a month remaining, and little to show for it.
Secretary Of State Simon Expects To Appeal Voter Data RulingDemocratic Secretary of State Steve Simon says he expects to ask the Minnesota Supreme Court to review a ruling that voter data sought by a conservative election watchdog group is public.
Secretary Of State Steve Simon Calls For 'Investing In Democracy'Minnesota's Secretary of State laid out his plans for 2019 on Thursday. Steve Simon announced his "Investing in Democracy" agenda at the State Capitol.
Secretary Of State Steve Simon Wants Party Preference Private In Presidential PrimaryMinnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon is asking legislators to change a state law that requires voters to declare a party preference in the state's 2020 presidential primary and makes that information public data.
'The Pressure Was On': Minnesota 1st In Voter Turnout For 2nd Straight ElectionMore than 3.3 million Minnesota voters cast ballots in 2018. That's a 64.3 percent turnout -- the highest in the nation for the second election in a row. "The only thing tougher than getting to No. 1 is staying No. 1," Secretary of State Steve Simon said. "We knew the pressure was on, and Minnesota really came through."
Steve Simon Wins Race For Secretary Of StateSteve Simon will keep his title as Secretary of State after defeating Republican John Howe, according to projections from The Associated Press.
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 Continues Brisk Pace In MinnesotaEarly voting is shattering records in Hennepin County and across the state for a midterm election. Statewide early voting turnout is up 145 percent compared to the 2014 midterm election.
Steve Simon: 2018 Election GuideWCCO reached out to all candidates running in major Minnesota races this year.
MN Sec. Of State Testifies On Minnesota Election SecurityThe security of the upcoming 2018 elections is the focus of a group of secretaries of state and cyber-security experts.