Election changes under the bill could have significant unintended consequences for city and other local government projects.(Published Mar 16, 2015)
The bill includes several League-supported policies, including early voting and restoration of felon voting rights.(Published Mar 16, 2015)
The League-sponsored bill would allow statutory cities to determine their own municipal candidate filing fees, which have not been changed since 1959.(Published Mar 9, 2015)
The bill would restore the right to vote to people convicted of a felony once they are no longer incarcerated.(Published Feb 23, 2015)
The bill would allow voters to cast ballots 15 days prior to Election Day.(Published Feb 9, 2015)
The bill would eliminate the requirement that precinct boundaries follow "physically recognizable features."(Published Feb 2, 2015)
The bill was referred to the Senate Rules Committee for presumed consideration in the Subcommittee on Elections.(Published Jan 20, 2015)
At the top of his list is establishing a true early voting system in Minnesota.