Rep. Steve Simon (D-46B)

Secretary of State’s Address on the State of Elections

Secretary of State Steve Simon will deliver an address on the state of elections five days before precinct caucuses to discuss voter outreach efforts and tell people how they can get involved in 2016. After the Secretary’s address, there will be two brief workshops: What happens at a precinct caucus? Join representatives from the two major […]

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Vote in Municipal Elections Tuesday, November 3rd

Municipal elections impact your daily life more directly than state and federal elections, and your vote carries more weight. On Tuesday, November 3rd, there’s an important election. Did you know that? Many don’t, because it’s an odd year election. The president isn’t up for reelection, nor the Governor, nor our congressmen. The political offices that might […]

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Renewed Push to License Illegal Immigrants in Special Session

The Fight over giving drivers licenses to illegal immigrants may resume in the upcoming special session. Although the 2015 session ended without the House even bringing a bill to the floor on the issue, the Minnesota Senate already passed a bill to grant drivers licenses to illegal aliens residing in the state. The issue may […]

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Memorial Day 2015

For many Americans, Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer and it’s celebrated with back yard barbeques, fishing trips and beer, but Memorial Day also marks an important and somber part of our American history. Sometimes, people confuse Veterans Day with Memorial Day. Both holidays honor military service. Memorial Day used to be known […]

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Election Integrity

Total Victory Against Dangerous New Election Laws!

The 2015 Minnesota legislative session has concluded (unless a special session is called by the governor). There were some truly dangerous proposals for election law changes injected into several bills, including “Early Voting,” restricting public access to election data, voter registration for 16-year-olds, allowing felons to vote while still serving their sentence and there was […]

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Minnesota Capitol

Why Early Voting is a Terrible Idea for Minnesota

Take action on this issue. Democrat lawmakers like Senator Katie Sieben who are pushing early voting are touting the idea as a more cost-effective replacement for the recently-enacted no-excuse absentee voting law. It’s not so simple, however. Surely it would be more cost-effective to eliminate all security measures around our election system, but what kind […]

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Felon in handcufs

Judicial Bill Would Give Convicted Felons the Vote

Should people still serving a sentence for felony crimes be electing our judges, sheriffs, prosecutors and lawmakers? That’s what a provision of SF878 (Latz – D-46) proposes to do. The bill is a judicial omnibus bill with many other provisions, but without even going through the Senate Elections Committee, SF878 would grant voting rights to […]

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Press Release: Fighting Forced Unionization of Childcare Providers and PCAs

From Seaton, Peters, Revnew Lawfirm – Minneapolis –  In late April and May, 2015, Attorney Douglas P. Seaton, of the Minnesota law firm of Seaton, Peters & Revnew, the attorneys for personal care providers (“PCAs”) Kristina Greene, Joan Spiczka, Paula Fleming, Patrick Fleming, Cindy Lindbloom, and Maria Zimmerman (“Plaintiffs”), will file the PCAs’ briefs in […]

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Election Bills on the March

After a flurry of election-integrity-related policy changes last session, this year seemed to be off to a sleepy start in that department, but things are heating up now. Here’s an overview of some of the good, bad and ugly in election bills moving through the committee process at the state capitol: THE GOOD Provisional Ballots […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

As certain activists work at destroying every American tradition and strive to undermine the People’s confidence in the United States, a lot of misinformation has been spread. History is being re-written in the schools, on TV and in social media memes. This Thanksgiving, as we enjoy the fellowship of family and give thanks for our […]

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