CEIMN issues its report on Minnnesota's 2012 post-election audit. This is CEIMN's fourth report on Minnesota's post-election audits--published every two years since 2006. Consistent with previous observations, the 2012 post-election audit was conducted in an efficient, transparent and accurate manner. Nonpartisan observers expressed high confidence in the integrity and the accuracy of the post-election audit procedures.
CEIMN in the News
CEIMN report cited in the American Prospect.
"A study by the Citizens for Election Integrity Minnesota found that the total costs of the amendment—spread over the state and local governments and individuals—would range from $52 million to $150 million. 'It was really an explosive strategy to shift the debate and say this is not about civil rights,' says David Schultz, who co-authored the study, 'but that this is about costs.'"
Report highlights potential costs of the proposed Elections Amendment.
State, local governments and individuals all need to prepare their pocket-books.
Amid all the debate around the seriously flawed elections amendment, a critical issue has been ignored: the significant costs to the state of Minnesota’s budget and the budgets of our financially-strapped counties.
If the amendment passes, there are many unknowns about how it will be implemented, including:
Citizens for Election Integrity Minnesota released the report: "Minnesota’s 2010 Gubernatorial
Recount Report and Recommendations."
Our View: Republican ID laws smack of vote suppression, USA Today Editorial
Sebeka-Menahga Review Messenger
League of Women Voters Minnesota (LWV) and Citizens for Election Integrity Minnesota (CEIMN) commend Governor Dayton for vetoing the elections/photo ID bill, which would have represented the greatest threat to citizens’ right to vote since poll taxes and literacy tests.