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People with felony convictions can now vote in Minnesota; secretary of state celebrates

Jun. 01, 2023 17:00 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — At a celebration of Minnesota’s new law that restores voting rights to people who have left prison, Democratic Secretary of State Steve Simon registered newly eligible voters Thursday, when the law went into effect. “It is the largest single act of...

Minnesota takes steps to make it even easier to vote

Apr. 26, 2023 17:25 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota — a state where it is already easy to vote — is moving make it even easier, countering the national trend of states imposing further restrictions on balloting. The Minnesota Senate was set Wednesday to debate an elections bill that would allow...