Legislature poised to move primary to August

  • Article by: Lori Sturdevant
  • Updated: May 18, 2009 - 1:21 PM

Primary election day would move about one month earlier, to the second Tuesday in August, under a bipartisan agreement reached Monday by a House-Senate conference committee. That's a salutary change in the state's election calendar that the full Legislature should accept, and Gov. Tim Pawlenty should sign into law.

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