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Lawmakers don’t like online voter registration bypassing them

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ST. PAUL — Lawmakers from both parties say that Secretary of State Mark Ritchie should not have started online voter registration without first obtaining legislative approval.


But until the next legislative session begins February 25, there is little they can do other than to ask Ritchie to quit.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.