State House DFL Looks To Expand Opportunities To Vote; Senate GOP Pursues Voter ID RequirementThe House bill would establish automatic voter registration, allow Minnesotans on probation or parole to vote, and create a permanent absentee voting lists.
ID Law Proves Insurmountable For Many Wis. VotersState Sen. Mary Lazich was adamant: The bill Republicans were about to push through the Wisconsin state Senate, requiring that voters present identification at the polls, would do no harm.
Gov. Walker: Voter ID Issues Found At DMV OfficesThe Wisconsin Department of Justice's spot checks found problems with how the state's voter ID law was being administered at Division of Motor Vehicle driver's license stations, Gov. Scott Walker said Friday.
Appeals Court Refuses To Reconsider Voter ID Cases In Wis.A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a pair of rulings affecting Wisconsin's voter ID law, meaning no more changes to the requirement are likely before the November election.
Appeals Court Won't Reconsider Wisconsin Voter ID CasesA federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a pair of rulings affecting Wisconsin's voter ID law, meaning no more changes to the requirement are likely before the November election.
Wis. Governor Approves Revision To Voter ID ProcessPeople working to obtain state photo identification without the proper underlying documents will be able to vote with a receipt they'll receive within days of submitting their ID request under an emergency rule Gov. Scott Walker signed Wednesday.
Judge Denies Plea To Expand Acceptable Forms Of Voter IDA federal judge on Monday denied a civil rights group's request that voters be allowed to use more forms of photo identification at Wisconsin's polls, marking another chapter in a string of legal decisions surrounding the politically-charged voter ID requirement.
Wis. Liberal Group Complains Voters Can't Get IDA liberal group plans to file a brief in the legal battle over Wisconsin's voter photo identification law alleging state offices aren't open enough to produce enough IDs for would-be voters ahead of the Nov. 4 election.
Hearing To Assess Electronic Voting Roster CostsWith voters having rejected a photo ID requirement, Minnesota lawmakers are testing out electronic polling place rosters intended to make verifying voters easier and more accurate.
Esme's Blog: Gay Marriage - What A Difference A Year Makes?In early 2012, a public policy poll found that 50 percent of Minnesotans surveyed favored a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage, and only 40 percent said they opposed the amendment.
Minn. Senate Leader Wants Higher Amendment Bar Following the failure in November of two constitutional amendments championed largely by Republicans, DFL lawmakers now at the Capitol's helm said Thursday they want to make it tougher to put such measures on the ballot.
MN Officials Cite Few Election Problems, Group Checks Possible FraudMinnesota voters came out in record numbers again this year.
Opinion: Brain Dead Politics In VirginiaKen Cuccinelli aspires to be the next governor of Virginia after spending four years trying to deny women's health care rights, blocking Obamacare and forcing his ideology and personal beliefs on the Commonwealth of Virginia.
POLL: Did The Marriage & Voter ID Amendments On The Ballot Hurt Republican Candidates?
Reality Check: Republicans Leaders Miscalculated; Amendments BackfiredWe know now that many voters were motivated by the marriage amendment, but it was not restricted to only one party.