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Today’s UpTake: Recount Training Presentation, FBI Raids and Judicial Elections

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The Office of the Secretary of State has invited media today to view a live Recount Training Presentation for election officials at 1:30 p.m. at the State Office Building. Then at 4 p.m. at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, we’ll broadcast a panel discussion led by moderator Larry Jacobs about the state of judicial elections in Minnesota. Continue Reading →

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Today’s UpTake: Nonpartisan Groups Observe Recount

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Citizens for Election Integrity Minnesota, Common Cause and the League of Women Voters will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. at the State Capitol to announce that they are organizing a non-partisan observation of the upcoming 2010 Minnesota gubernatorial recount. Continue Reading →

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Election Officials: You Want It Fast Or You Want It Right? Public: Yes

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A panel discussion yesterday at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute led by moderator Larry Jacobs examined a likely 2010 gubernatorial recount through the prism of the 2008 recount. Continue Reading →

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Today’s UpTake: Candidates Turn Deaf Ears, Redistricting Minnesota

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Today on The UpTake we’ll publish an investigation showing that, despite campaign finance law mandates, and despite nudging from advocates for Minnesota’s deaf population, Tom Emmer and Tom Horner are not captioning any of their web video advertisements. And we’ll bring you live coverage of tonight’s Economic Development Coalition gubernatorial forum from Alexandria, Minn. Continue Reading →

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