Legislative Notebook: House OKs moving primary election to June
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans could cast primary election ballots in June two years from now after just two years of August voting.
Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, switched her vote as voting ended Wednesday to give the proposal a 66-65 win in the full House. It is contained in a broader elections bill that passed 78-51.
"You are going to be voting for lawn signs in April and May," Rep. Rick Hansen, DFL-South St. Paul, warned fellow lawmakers.
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