Great public schools begin at the ballot box
Elections for state and federal offices take place every even numbered year. The election season is a critical time for elected officials and candidates to travel throughout their districts to listen to the concerns and priorities of their constituents.
This is one of the few occasions when citizens
are able to solicit solid commitments from candidates
and incumbents if they are elected into office.
VOTE on Election Day
All 201 Minnesota legislators are up for election on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.
Legislative retirements: The List (Minnesota Public Radio, April 14, 2012)
Candidates for Constitutional Office
Registered with the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board
Find candidate filings for upcoming elections
Minnesota Secretary of State
Political lean of new legislative districts
MinnPost analyzed the political leaning of each district based on the three most recent House elections.
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…what happens when barriers are erected to block access to the polls for voters of color?Defending Democracy: Confronting Modern Barriers to Voting Rights in America – The NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) and the NAACP have been tracking the rising tide of legislative measures designed to block access to the polls for voters of color. What our research has uncovered is a cause for grave concern: a coordinated and comprehensive assault has been launched against our voting rights, December 2011.
Learn more about ALEC’s Education Agenda in Minnesota.
More information on the rules guiding the election and advocacy activities of 501(c)3 organizations, Parents United.
Vote (2010) – Download and print to take to your next parent group meeting, Parents United (MS Word).
Voting and Election Information – Provided by the League of Women Voters.
House Election Statistics – Minnesota House of Representatives.