Our Mission

Citizens for Election Integrity Minnesota (CEIMN) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that advocates for verifiable, transparent, and accurate elections in Minnesota and across the country.  We seek to improve our democracy by:

  • Promoting effective post-election audits and recounts that are based on the manual counting of voter verified paper ballots
  • Educating others by developing best practices, model legislation and databases of state laws
  • Encouraging citizen participation in the election process
  • Partnering with other election-integrity groups to maximize our impact
  • Promoting the accurate recording, counting, and reporting of all votes properly cast
  • Public oversight of our voting systems and infrastructure.

Our History

CEIMN was formed shortly after the 2004 election after learning of reports in Ohio of electronic voting problems, the disenfranchisement of minority voters, discarded ballots, and other voting irregularities. Our first activity was the observation of the Ohio presidential recount.  Since 2004 we have: