STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! The weight of the election
The weight of the election: an MCT OnePage, from the Chicago Tribune, analyzes the tossup states in the 2012 U.S. presidential election. In the race for the White House, current projections put Presid... Posted on 11/2/12 at 11:06 AM
RED RIVER ORTHODOX: ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY AND NORTH DAKOTA Religious Freedom After Measure 3
Measure 3 was defeated with some ease on Tuesday. As KVLY reported, a significant reason had to do with the $1 million of antagonistic ads from Planned Parenthood. I also think a factor was the (surpr... Posted on 6/14/12 at 8:22 AM
When Minnesotans last fall rejected a proposed constitutional amendment that would have required voters to present photo identification at the polls, it represented a huge victory for liberal groups that had fought to oppose it. On the front lines of that effort was TakeAction Minnesota, which over the last decade has become a powerful advocate for liberal causes.
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie's contention that a 13-year-old law gave him the green light to launch a new online voter registration system is receiving support from two former legislators who sponsored the measure.
Legislators’ verbal jabs against Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie over his launch of online voter registration turned into a court action Monday as two conservative groups and four Republican legislators filed suit.
Voters who show up at some Minnesota polling places next month will encounter sign-in stations equipped with iPads or bar code scanners as part of an experiment designed to test whether more technology would cut wait times, save money and inspire more confidence in the election process.
The Wahpeton school district has dropped a plan to offer free hot dogs to voters during a bond issue vote. School officials say a consultant working with district administrators on Tuesday's vote decided the giveaway would not be a good idea.
Minnesotans now may register to vote online. “We join many states that have already demonstrated that online registration is secure and that it saves taxpayers money,” Secretary of State Mark Ritchie said.
Minnesota can now register to vote from their computers or other remote devices, giving them an alternative to filling out a paper form. It's accessible at mnvotes.org and can be used by new registrants or those looking to update their existing registration.
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced unless Congress comes up with an up-to-date formula for deciding which states and localities still need federal monitoring.
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