“A group of Republican lawmakers and candidates filed a last-minute lawsuit Monday night to block the State Canvassing Board from certifying the results of the Nov. 3 election.”
The lawsuit, filed with the Minnesota Supreme Court against Secretary of State Steve Simon, claims “Minnesota Democrats have used COVID-19 as a tool to alter long-standing election law and procedure, after the Republican controlled Senate refused to consent to the changes.”Read more
"A district court judge rejected Minneapolis’ request to dismiss a lawsuit filed by eight residents who believe the city has failed to adequately staff its police department."
"In a Friday ruling, Hennepin County District Court Judge Jamie Anderson said the Minneapolis City Council and Mayor Jacob Frey “have no authority to divert funds from the Minneapolis Police Department if they have not met their public duty to fund a police force of at least 0.0017 employees per resident,” as mandated by the City Charter."
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“Minnesota Senate State Government and Elections Chairwoman Mary Kiffmeyer sent Secretary of State Steve Simon a pointed letter this week pressing him on the technology that was used to facilitate voting on Nov. 3.”
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“The latest news from Minneapolis is... totally predictable, actually. Minneapolis officials are considering bringing in officers from other jurisdictions to help the city’s Police Department as they face a wave of violent crime and an officer shortage.”Read more
“Minnesota law on absentee ballots, passed by Minnesota’s elected officials, dictates that absentee ballots must be in by 8 p.m. on Election Day. In other words, it is up to the voter to mail the absentee ballot at a reasonable date in order to make sure it is received by Election Day.”
“Steve Wenzel, a professor who served in the Minnesota House for 30 years as a Democrat, plans to vote for President Donald Trump because his former party “no longer represents the values and the morals” it once did.”
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“MINNEAPOLIS — Susie was as prepared as anyone can be when she was surrounded by four teens, beaten, robbed, and carjacked.”Read more
“Who would have guessed that residents of U.S. cities wouldn't want to see their streets and businesses burned to the ground, with civil unrest and riots persisting as a result of Democratic leadership and a media who continues to embolden the behavior?”
“That is why in Minneapolis, at least, it is being reported that the summer's chaos is leading to silent support for President Trump in the upcoming election. This comes as Trump trails Joe Biden in Minnesota, according to polls, and as Minneapolis has slashed its police budget by $14 million.”Read more
“State Rep. Brad Tabke, DFL-Shakopee, once described state workers as “idiots” and said he has no “need or want whatsoever” to be in state government, according to a recording obtained by Alpha News.”Read more