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GOP Evasiveness On Voter Photo ID Leads To Court Challenge

Click on Image to watch interview about Representative Mary Kiffmeyer

An UpTake video review of how Republicans drafted and answered questions about the “voter photo ID” amendment indicates they did not want the ballot language to be very detailed and the authors have consistently sidestepped questions about the language. Continue Reading →

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Citizens Commission Discusses Redistricting

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On Wednesday, the Minnesota Citizens Redistricting Commission gathered to hold final discussions on a proposed Minnesota redistricting map before the panel of 15 commissioners officially submits that map to the state’s judiciary on October 21. Continue Reading →

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Voter ID Mandate Would Cost Minnesota Over $80 Million

Mike Dean, Executive Director Of Common Cause Minnesota

Common Cause Minnesota and Citizens for Election Integrity Minnesota released a briefing paper showing that the State of Minnesota is severely underestimating the significant cost of the voter ID mandates moving through the Minnesota legislature. Continue Reading →

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Today’s UpTake: Emmer Announces Transition Team, Canvassing Boards Finish

Recount Central

Both the Mark Dayton and Tom Emmer teams are jockeying for position in this war of words, numbers and probable lawsuits. Today at 11:30 a.m. at the State Capitol, Dayton Recount Director Ken Martin will discuss the completion of all 87 county canvass board meetings and the next steps in the post-election process. Continue Reading →

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