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Mark Ritchie

Online Voter Registration in Minnesota: What a Difference a Day Makes

Jon Sherman | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Jon Sherman

That's right -- online voter registration is so convenient and cost-effective that it took a whole day for Minnesota lawmakers and the governor to decide that voters shouldn't be deprived of it for even a second. And so it continued uninterrupted. What lessons can we learn from Minnesota's experience?

Ryan J. Reilly

Elections Officials Combat 'Perception' Of Voter Fraud | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The perception that America's electoral system is rife with voter fraud presents a challenge for elections officials, several secretarie...

Aristotle and the Minnesota Senate Seat

Tom Gerety | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Gerety

What we do not need -- and should not tolerate -- is a dithering quest for perfection in elections -- like the one still underway in Minnesota.

Sam Stein

Coleman Threatens To Derail Recount, Secretary Of State Expects Resolution | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Entering the final stages of the Minnesota recount process, Sen. Norm Coleman has made some dramatic moves meant to improve his long-shot chances. In ...

How to Stop the Rigging of Election '08

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah van Gelder

The issues of ACORN and voter fraud are a smokescreen designed to cover a much more serious issue with a long and ugly history: the suppression of the vote of groups that tend to vote Democratic.