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Minneapolis attorney Erick Kaardal announces Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, that he represents two conservative groups and four Republican state lawmakers in a court action to end online voter registration until the Legislature can consider it. (Don Davis/Forum News Service)

Lawsuit says online voter registration overstepped the law

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ST. PAUL — Legislators’ verbal jabs against Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie over his launch of online voter registration turned into a court action Monday as two conservative groups and four Republican legislators filed suit.


They claim Ritchie does not have authority to make such a change on his own.

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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.