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League of Women Voters

Sep 22, 2016

Getting incumbents to debate can be tough

League of Women Voters seeks more open forums

Dec 10, 2014

It’s always election season for some lawmakers

House and Senate panels will focus on voting rules and election finance among other things.

Nov 19, 2014

Another push for retention elections?

The Impartial Justice Act, which would eliminate conventional contested elections in favor of a merit-based appointment system, has made scant progress in the place that matters most, the Capitol.

Aug 1, 2014

Walker buoyed by voter-ID, union-law victories

The favorable Wisconsin Supreme Court rulings come as Scott Walker, sometimes mentioned as a possible 2016 U.S. presidential candidate, finds himself in a tight race with Democratic challenger Mary Burke to retain his current post.

Apr 16, 2014

The Capitol Note: Democrats lead legislative fundraising contest

In the governor’s race, businessman Scott Honour out-raised Gov. Mark Dayton.

Oct 10, 2012

Tightening polls raise stakes in Voter ID battle

On Tuesday night, roughly 100 people gathered at Maplewood City Hall to hear a debate on the proposed constitutional amendment requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls.

Oct 8, 2012

Politics shakes up forum on Voter ID amendment

On Tuesday night there will be a debate on the proposed constitutional amendment requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls. But the lineup of individuals slated to discuss the merits of the proposal has changed significantly in recent days.

Jun 13, 2012

Lawsuit tries to knock voter ID off November ballot

The national push to require voters to present photo identification at the polls is shaping up to be as much a windfall for lawyers in Minnesota as it has been elsewhere.

May 25, 2012

League of Women Voters prep anti-Voter ID push

Through a registration posted Friday, the group has formed the "Vote No on Voter ID" political committee, which will serve as a vehicle for its anti-amendment efforts into the fall.

Aug 3, 2011

Multi-partisan redistricting commission forms

Draw the Line Minnesota has formed a panel featuring people from multiple political parties that will work on redistricting issues on a non-partisan basis.

Jun 8, 2011

Scheid’s departure will be keenly felt at Capitol

In 11 nonconsecutive terms as a DFL legislator going back to 1977, Sen. Linda Scheid has made a name for herself as a highly knowledgeable and instinctually bipartisan legislator with an independent streak. Long before legislators were chanting “jobs, jobs, jobs” in unison, Scheid cast moderate, pro-business votes that sometimes raised eyebrows among fellow DFLers.

Mar 19, 2009

Political leaders disagree about redistricting commission

Seventh District Republican candidate Dave Hughes has a problem. He’d love to have more candidate forums with his opponent, long-term Democratic incumbent Collin Peterson, but that seems increasingly unlikely. A candidate forum would illustrate why Peterson isn’t as moderate as he claims, Hughes said. “He has reputation that he’s a conservative Democrat, and I don’t ...

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