Senator Susan Kent (DFL- Woodbury) will hold a town hall with special guest Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. The town hall will bring forward a discussion about elections, elections security,… Read More »Senator Kent Announces Elections Town Hall with Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon
To protect the integrity of Minnesota’s elections and the safety of Minnesota’s voters, Senate DFL leaders called on Senate Republicans to join them in passing legislation to ensure fair and safe elections that would expand opportunities and alternatives for people to cast a ballot.
On Tuesday, April 21, 2020, Senate DFL Leader Susan Kent and members of the Senate DFL caucus will host a virtual press conference to highlight the need to pass legislation that ensures fair and secure elections.
In the midst of the public health crisis caused by COVID-19, where any large gatherings are prohibited and social distancing is necessary, Senator Jim Carlson (DFL-Eagan), ranking DFL lead on the Senate State Government Finance and Policy and Elections Committee, is calling for action to provide alternatives to in-person voting that guarantee each Minnesotan’s fundamental right to a free and fair election.
To enshrine the right to vote for every Minnesotan, Senator Scott Dibble (DFL-Minneapolis) and Representative Jamie Long (DFL-Minneapolis) will introduce a constitutional amendment (SF3304 & HF3333) ensuring Minnesota elections shall be “free, fair, and equal” on Wednesday, March 4.