Today, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that former President Donald Trump is eligible to appear on the state’s 2024 presidential primary ballot despite his involvement in the Jan. 6 insurrection.
On Friday, March 3, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) signed House File 28, a bill which will restore voting rights to over 50,000 Minnesotans on parole, probation or community release due to a felony conviction once the law goes into effect in July.
On Thursday, April 20, the Minnesota Senate passed House File 1830, an omnibus state government funding bill that includes several pro-voting election reforms.
On Friday, May 5, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) signed House File 3, the “Democracy for the People Act,” into law.
On Wednesday, April 26, the Minnesota Senate passed House File 3, the “Democracy for the People Act,” sending the omnibus pro-voting bill to Gov. Tim Walz (D).
On Friday, Jan. 6, the two year anniversary of the 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol, Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor state lawmakers announced the formation of a legislative caucus focused on “defending democracy.”
On Thursday, Feb. 2, the Democratic-controlled Minnesota House passed House File 28, a bill that would restore voting rights to individuals on parole, probation or community release due to a felony conviction.
On Wednesday, Feb. 15, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued a 6-1 opinion upholding a Minnesota law.
With the start of the new year, state legislators across the country are reconvening to consider new laws for elections and voting rights.
Votes are still being counted across the country, but many candidates who denied the results of the 2020 election are coming up short in their races for key positions in election administration in competitive states.
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