Voter ID Amendment
It’s about time that the ECM Editorial Board got it right (Oct 13, page 4) on the voting restriction amendment that will be on the ballot on November 6th. In addition to costing a lot of money to implement, it’s a classic case of bait and switch. What is listed on the ballot isn’t the [...]...Read More
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I was astounded to learn recently that two state senators have complained about Secretary of State Mark Ritchie publicly stating that troops deployed overseas would have a more difficult time successfully casting their ballot under the proposed constitutional amendment on elections. I believe Secret...Read More
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I always thought it was strange, but a bit nostalgic or timeless to just say my name, sign the ledger, and vote. It’s taken me a while to form an opinion on the issue, but I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s a waste of time and money at the moment. Voter ID isn’t going [...]...Read More
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A constitutional amendment for photo ID is a poor approach to a perceived problem of voter fraud. Several reasons include the following: 1)Unknown costs ranging from estimates from $3 million to $67 million, negating the claim of this change being free, costing  nothing. Minnesota Association of To...Read More
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The “Voter I.D” Amendment is poorly written, and the consequences were not all considered. This new law will restrict hundreds of thousands of otherwise eligible Minnesota voters. It will have the most effect on seniors, students, military and other Minnesotans living abroad, all poor people (bu...Read More
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When the voter ID amendment was first introduced earlier this year, most people thought this issue was a no brainer. A recent poll suggests otherwise. A recent Star Tribune Minnesota Poll reports that 52 percent of Minnesotans support voter ID, down from 80 percent who supported the amendment severa...Read More
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First off, I greatly appreciate Paul Perovich’s military service to his country. I also applaud his and his wife’s willingness to become foster parents. However, I firmly disagree (and candidly I am shocked) with his stance on the proposed voter ID amendment (Saturday, April 14). Comparing the v...Read More
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