Online voter registration done without legislative approval
November 4, 2013
Today, the Minnesota Voters Alliance, Minnesota Majority, and state representatives Steve Drazkowski, Mary Franson, Jim Newberger, and Ernie Leidiger filed suit in Ramsey County District Court challenging Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie’s attempts to install online voter registration without legislative approval.
The Minnesota Voters Alliance (MVA) and Minnesota Majority will hold a joint press conference at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 4, 2013, Room 181 State Office Building, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, St. Paul, MN 55155.
The purpose of the press conference is to describe the lawsuit challenging the Minnesota Secretary of State’s authority to install online voter registration without legislative approval.
Anoka-Hennepin School District lawsuit On November 2, 2012, we filed a complaint with the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) charging the Anoka-Hennepin School District with disseminating false statements and using taxpayer funds for political purposes with regard to school levy questions on the November, 2011, ballot.
On July 1, 2013, we filed our appeal brief to the MN Court of Appeals in our case against the Anoka Hennepin School District which claims that the District used taxpayer funds to promote their ballot levy in 2011.