Minnesota State Capitol

House to Consider Emergency Election Powers for Secretary Simon

On Tuesday, April 7th, beginning at 9:45 AM, the Government Operations Committee of the Minnesota House of Representatives will conduct a remote meeting to debate an as yet unnumbered bill authored by Rep. Dehn (D-59B). The bill authorizes the secretary of state to issue emergency orders related to the conduct of an election during “certain peacetime emergencies.” The secretary of […]

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Toilet Paper

Just Order your Essentials

It’s bad news for those of us waiting for a new toy or gizmo, but good news for people worried about the availability of staple supplies: Amazon is temporarily halting shipments from outside vendors to it’s warehouses to prioritize medical supplies and household essentials, like the highly-coveted toilet paper and sanitation products. Read the rest at DanMcGrath.net

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MVA Challenges rule Allowing Ineligible Persons to vote Absentee Without Vetting

On Friday, March 13, 2020, the Minnesota Voters Alliance (MVA) and co-plaintiffs Representatives Eric Lucero, Mary Franson, Duane Quam, and former legislator, Cindy Pugh, filed a lawsuit against the Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon. This filing petitions the Minnesota Court of Appeals to stop the Secretary from enforcing an election Rule that directly conflicts with statutory law. In Minnesota, […]

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Voter ID bill introduced in MN Senate

New Voter ID Bill Introduced in MN Senate

Senator Scott Newman (R – District 18) is the chief author of an elections bill introduced in the Minnesota Senate Today. SF3571, which will eliminate voter vouching and require photo identification to vote is coauthored by former secretary of state, Senator Mary Kiffmeyer (R – 30) and Senators Utke (R- 2), Jasinski (R – 24) and Pratt (R – 55). […]

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