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Election letter deadline
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Jim Vossen letter: Viable solutions for MNsure
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Tomi Pirrotta letter: Why this voter is with Dave
February 7, 2012
Letter: Keep election process honest
In my opinion, in his letter of Feb. 3, Graden West managed to spew out another unsubstantiated fact. It's no big secret that a few shortcomings exist in our electoral process that can make it susceptible to voter fraud. One of the shortcomings could have been corrected years ago,...
February 7, 2012 - 12:00am
Letter: Voter ID law is needed
Voter ID is needed in Minnesota. There is nothing partisan about wanting to prevent fraud and corruption; that is, unless you think either of those might work in your behalf. Gov. Dayton could have saved Minnesota some time and money if he kept his ink dry instead of vetoing last...
February 7, 2012 - 12:00am
Letter: Don't let cheaters vote
In response to those who would tolerate voter fraud, I'd say -- I don't want my vote diluted by cheaters. The statement was made that there is only .009 percent voter fraud in Minnesota. Misleading statements like that are on the edge of fraudulent in themselves. First it assumes...
February 7, 2012 - 12:00am
February 3, 2012
Letter; Protecting the right to vote
Have there been any cases of voter fraud in Minnesota? Answer -- 0.009 percent. With only that tiny amount it is obviously not worth the amount of money it will take to put voter ID on the ballot. Why would anyone, specifically Sen. Joe Gimse and other Republicans, want to place it...
February 3, 2012 - 12:00am
February 7, 2011
Letter: Nothing wrong with voter ID
I find that I must take exception to the West Central Tribune editorial about requiring voter identification. First of all, having to show a valid ID is not a new or novel idea. It is required when you go to open a bank account. If you use a credit card, a lot of businesses will...
February 7, 2011 - 12:00am
January 29, 2011
Editorial: Voter ID plan is a costly bad idea
Some legislators sponsoring a voter identification bill appear to be promoting a solution that is looking for a problem, as well as attempting to create another expensive state mandate. Republican legislators Wednesday introduced a bill that would require Minnesotans to show a driver's...
January 29, 2011 - 7:35am
December 7, 2010
Woman is charged with voting while ineligible
WILLMAR -- Kimberlee Ann Davis, 45, of Willmar, made her first court appearance Monday on a felony charge of knowingly voting in 2008 while she...
December 7, 2010 - 12:00am
November 6, 2010
Cartoon by Mike Thompson
November 6, 2010 - 12:00am
October 26, 2010
Letter: Maintaining voter integrity
The Republican Party has learned that large voter turnout means their candidates are less likely to win. To discourage people from voting they would like to see us all carry voter identification cards to the polls. No card, no vote. They try to instill fear in the public by maintaining...
October 26, 2010 - 12:00am
October 21, 2010
Letter: An incumbent out of touch
I attended the League of Women Voters forum on Sept. 28. Al Juhnke's answer to the question regarding voter ID shows that he is out of touch and unaware of what is going on in our state. His reasoning for not supporting voter ID was that we didn't have a voter ID problem in Minnesota....
October 21, 2010 - 12:00am
September 27, 2010
Voter Guide planned for Wctrib.com; candidate info sought
WILLMAR -- The West Central Tribune and the Morris SunTribune will be publishing a Voter Guide online in October on wctrib.com and morrissuntribune.com. Candidates for the various elected offices in west central Minnesota will be included. To receive the online invitation to the...
September 27, 2010 - 11:23am
August 26, 2010
New voter registration 'lookup' service launched at Minnesota State Fair
August 26, 2010 - 12:00am
August 13, 2010
Turnout for primary highest in Minn. in a decade
WILLMAR -- The unofficial voter turnout in Tuesday's primary in Minnesota was 15.5 percent, the highest turnout since 2000, according to the...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
June 21, 2010
Commentary: Voter unrest could also help out the Democrats
It's hard to call the outcomes of recent primaries a "voter uprising." It looks more like democracy in action than a series of coup d'etats. Replacing party establishment favorites with others is only a revolution if one believes in the divine right of incumbents. From a purely partisan...
June 21, 2010 - 12:00am
October 14, 2009
Legislature may address proposals for early voting in '10 session
WILLMAR -- With memories of a long Senate recount still lingering, and a lively governor's race looming, the Legislature is expected to take...
October 14, 2009 - 12:00am