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Minitex News articles tagged with "Voting" (6):

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Help your patrons participate in the 2024 Presidential Primary

Jan 19, 2024

Early voting for Minnesota's 2024 Presidential Primary begins January 19 before the primary takes place on Tuesday, March 5. Learn more by reading the flier from the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State, and be sure to share it with your patrons.
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Steve Simon and the Minnesota State Seal.

Webinar: Minnesota's new voting laws

Aug 4, 2023

Join Minnesota Voter Outreach Director Melanie Hazelip and Secretary of State Steve Simon at noon on August 9 for a special webinar dedicated to library staff. The webinar will address several new voting laws enacted in this year's legislative session. Registration is free.
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Minnesota's new voting laws, and a webinar with the Secretary of State

Jul 27, 2023

Minnesota's recently concluded legislative session resulted in several new voting laws. In her article for Minitex, Minnesota Voter Outreach Director Melanie Hazelip summarizes the new laws and invites library staff from across the state to join her and Secretary of State Steve Simon for a webinar on August 9.
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A photograph of the Minnesota State Capitol building taken at night.

New law expands voter access in Minnesota

May 25, 2023

The Democracy for the People Act expands access to the ballot for Minnesotans by enabling automatic voter registration, among other measures. Registration is now open for two information sessions presented by the Office of the Secretary of State. Additional sessions can also be scheduled to meet the needs of specific communities.
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Learn how to help your patrons access the voting process

Aug 26, 2022

Minitex and the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State are partnering to offer two webinars to help library staff prepare for the upcoming midterm elections. The one-hour webinars will be held at 1:00 p.m. on September 7 and September 26.
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New voting guidance for Minnesota

Oct 30, 2020

The October 29 ruling by the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals requires updated guidance for Minnesotans who wish to vote in this year's election. Absentee ballots should be returned as soon as possible, but MUST NOT BE MAILED. Options remain, however, for securely submitting an absentee ballot or voting in person. Learn more: z.umn.edu/lib-vote