The primary election isn’t until August 12 but polls are already open in Minnesota. And we have real races in this primary: For Governor, Jeff Johnson and our own Bill Kuisle (for Lt. Governor)For U.S. Senate: Mike McFadddenFor Attorney General: Scott NewmanFor U.S. House of Representatives: Aaron Miller You can vote by mail or in person, between now and election day, August 12. Of course, you can also vote on election day at your precinct’s polling place. You can get a nice sample ballot, specific to your precinct, from the Secretary of State’s web site: at the end of their Poll Finder, there’s a link to a PDF of a sample ballot. Why vote? How can you vote? Watch this 70 second video and check out this web …
Minnesota election laws changed since 2012. And there’s a primary election in August. Get the scoop at MN GOP Votes.
A Minneapolis DFL precinct caucus exploded last Tuesday. The police were called. It was broken up and canceled. It’s been rescheduled and will require photo ID to prove eligibility for attendance. The party of “no” for Voter ID last November is requiring caucus ID for a party caucus! State GOP leaders weighed in on it.
Our state’s Secretary of State tried to fiddle with the wording of last year’s Constitutional amendments and was rebuked. Now he’s trying to unilaterally provide online voting without enabling legislation. We’re supposed to be a nation of laws, not random ideas.