An absentee voting success story

  • Article by: Lori Sturdevant
  • Updated: June 10, 2009 - 5:55 PM

The still-unresolved 2008 U.S. Senate race in Minnesota has put a spotlight on absentee voting that has not always been positive. A report out this week by the Delaware-based Overseas Vote Foundation puts Minnesota's 2008 experience in a more favorable light. This state led the nation in 2008 in increasing voter participation by overseas-based military voters, the foundation said. 

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travrostyJun. 10, 09 9:16 PM

praise the liberal while bash the conservative, that is the star and sickle's normal modus operandi. did the republican sec of state get credit for anything, no! but ritchie is awesome, right? barf!!!!

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USweet1UJun. 10, 09 9:30 PM

Bash what conservative? Are you trying to make conservatives relevant, cause it's not working... You're so vain, I bet you thought this song was about you ...

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Marina29Jun. 30, 0911:46 PM

Secretary of State Ritchie is recognized for accomplishments in voter participation during his term. Former Secretary Kiffmeyer was recognized for her actions that disenfranchised Minnesota voters. As I recall, Governor Pawlenty vetoed a bill in 2008 that was designed to improve voting participation by Minnesotans living outside the state, like deployed military personnel.

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