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Commentary: Newspapers can make registering to vote a lot easier
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August 24, 2018
Ill-fated plan to close polling places in Georgia county recalled lingering prejudice
August 24, 2018 - 1:39pm
August 14, 2018
Turnout for Minnesota primary election highest in 24 years
August 14, 2018 - 11:36pm
Update 10:49 p.m.: Kandiyohi County primary unofficial results
August 14, 2018 - 10:57pm
August 5, 2018
T07.17.2018 -- Steve Kuchera -- 072918.N.DNT.ElectionsC1 -- Election judges listen to Duluth City Clerk Chelsea Helmer during a training session in city hall earlier this month. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.complay button
'Democracy in action': An inside look at voting in a new era
August 5, 2018 - 6:00am
July 18, 2018
Former FBI Director James Comey begins testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington, June 8, 2017. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Former FBI director James Comey urges votes for Democrats this fall
July 18, 2018 - 11:39am
July 13, 2018
Secretary of State Steve Simon
Judge orders Minnesota secretary of state to release voter records
July 13, 2018 - 6:30pm
July 11, 2018
Kandiyohi County precincts join the vote-by-mail ranks
July 11, 2018 - 5:18am
June 14, 2018
The Supreme Court.  Washington Post photo by Ricky Carioti
Here’s a look at exchange in Supreme Court on Minn. voter clothing
June 14, 2018 - 10:45pm
May 26, 2018
A sign in support of repealing the Eighth Amendment of Ireland’s Constitution, which gives a fetus equal rights with the mother, at a coffee shop in central Dublin, May 18, 2018. Facebook and Google took steps to prevent foreign online influence in Ireland’s abortion referendum on May 25. (Paulo Nunes dos Santos/The New York Times)
Ireland votes to overturn abortion ban, 'culmination of a quiet revolution,' prime minister says
May 26, 2018 - 1:20pm
March 16, 2018
Secretary of state asks for $1.4M to strengthen voter registration
March 16, 2018 - 8:18pm
March 13, 2018
An Alabama voter exits the James W. Grant Recreation Center polling station in Dothan, Ala. (Bob Miller/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Studies suggest Clinton may not be wrong on white women voting like their husbands
March 13, 2018 - 10:58am
March 12, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon speaks to Ken Heitzman’s history class Friday morning at Willmar Senior High School. Students in the class were able to ask Secretary Simon about his experience in politics and how to become more involved as younger citizens.
Election security is top of mind for state Secretary of State
March 12, 2018 - 6:35am
March 7, 2018
Group pushes to restore parolees' voting rights in Minn.
March 7, 2018 - 7:11pm
February 12, 2018
Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo

A state grant will allow Kandiyohi County to purchase 16 new optical scan machines for tabulating election ballots, including a backup machine in the Auditor's Office. Kandiyohi County Auditor-Treasurer Mark Thompson, shown in a November 2016 file photo, said having a backup should avoid the glitch in 2016 when absentee ballots all had to be run through the scanner a second time with only one machine available.
Grant awarded to update Kandiyohi County voting equipment
February 12, 2018 - 7:38am
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