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Minnesota: Faster, more reliable voting machines coming in metro area | StarTribune

July 6, 2013

Faster, more reliable voting machines are arriving just in time to help handle an expansion of absentee voting in Minnesota and a high-profile test of Minneapolis’ ranked-choice voting in this fall’s mayoral election. Six of the seven metro-area counties are spending millions to replace hundreds of 13-year-old optical-scan ballot-counting machines, taking advantage of federal grants and the recent certification of new voting technology.

Minnesota: Anoka County getting new election equipment | ABC Newspapers

June 21, 2013

The Anoka County Board has awarded a contract for new election equipment that will be in place in time for the 2013 election Nov.

House election-change bill passes with prospects of GOP support | MinnPost

May 9, 2013

House Democrats passed a series of procedural election changes Wednesday that just might earn the signature of Gov. Mark Dayton, who has called for broad, bipartisan support before he would allow them to become law.

The full House passed a DFL-backed package of modest election changes with two Republican votes on Wednesday and likely more Republican support to come.

Questions about voting in Minnesota?

November 6, 2012

There’s one website to visit if you have questions about voting. It’s www.mnvotes.org. You’ll learn:

MPR: What we don't know about the voter ID amendment (video)

November 5, 2012

Watch this video created by Minnesota Public Radio to learn more about the "photo ID" amendment.



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