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Duluth Municipal Primary Voting Underway

Two at-large city council seats, second district and fourth district seats are up for grabs.

DULUTH, Minn. — Voting for Duluth’s primary is underway. Statistically, there’s usually a low voter turnout for Duluth’s municipal primaries. With the thick fog Tuesday morning people were coming out less frequently to the polls. Precinct judges anticipate more people would show up during the lunch and dinner hours. “Unfortunately, people don’t think that primaries are as important … but…

27 Possible Voter Fraud Cases in Three Million Wisconsin Ballots

Nearly 3.3 Million People Voted in the 2020 Presidential Election

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Just over two dozen potential cases of voter fraud out of more than three million ballots cast in the November presidential election have been identified by Wisconsin election officials and forwarded to local district attorneys for possible prosecution. That’s according to documents obtained Friday by The Associated Press under the state’s open records law. The 27…

Auditors Respond to Vote Recording Errors Made Affecting the MN House District 6A Race

The race is between Incumbent, Democrat Julie Sandstede and Republican Robert Farnsworth.

DULUTH, Minn. – St. Louis County Auditors addressed members of the media Friday afternoon after they corrected several errors in Northland precincts affecting the Minnesota’s House District 6A Race. The race is between incumbent, Democrat Julie Sandstede and Republican Robert Farnsworth. The errors included in-person votes being uploaded twice in Hibbing, another with one candidate receiving 40 less votes in…

Wisconsin Lawmakers Launch “Vote Safe” Initiative

MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin Lawmakers gathered to raise awareness about voting safely in state for the upcoming presidential election. Both the current, and former attorney general of Wisconsin were on the virtual call Tuesday morning. Although they did not disclose how they would go about making in-person voting safe, the goal of the initiative is to bring a better understanding…

U.S., Wisconsin Supreme Courts Rule Against Evers; Election Day Stands

The Governor's attempts to change or postpone the election have been blocked on all fronts.

SUPERIOR, Wis.- After going through three changes in the span of one day, Wisconsin Elections will carry on as normal. Rulings from both the Wisconsin and U.S. Supreme Courts now make Wisconsin the only state with an election scheduled in April that is proceeding as planned. Governor Tony Evers signed an Executive Order early Monday postponing the election to June….

Early Voting Begins In Minnesota

DULUTH, Minn. – Duluthians were out early Friday morning casting their votes for the 2020 Presidential Primary Election. Voters say this is a convenience factor that should allow more people to get to the polls. “That’s exciting because folks who are just busy who still want to participate don’t have to get a babysitter to go to their caucus night…

Local Businesses Encourage Their Employees To Vote

DULUTH, Minn.- Local businesses are giving their employees a little extra incentive to go out and vote on Tuesday. Members of the local chapter of Main Street Alliance held a press conference on Monday helping spread awareness to get out and vote during these local elections. They also reminded employees that employers have to pay for the time it takes…

Minnesota voter participation in midterms best in US

Election officials say Minnesota's voter turnout in the midterm elections was the best in the nation.

ST. PAUL, Minn.-Election officials say Minnesota’s voter turnout in the midterm elections was the best in the nation. The State Canvassing Board met Tuesday to certify results of the Nov. 6 general election. Secretary of State Steve Simon says for the second election in a row, Minnesota’s voter participation was the best in the U.S. Simon says the total number…

Wisconsinites Head To The Polls To Deliver Their Verdict On The Midterms

Election Day In Wisconsin Brings Quick Lines With Numerous Volunteers Helping

SUPERIOR, Wisc. — The race is on to the polls! The main concern for Wisconsin polling places are to keep the lines short to increase voter turnout. Superior election officials are dividing the tasks of election registrations at breakneck speed as numerous volunteers are helping out. The Chief Inspector in Douglas County Pamela Brokaw said, “It’s been very busy, there’s been…

Knocking Doors for Voting Youth

Local Youth Organizaiton Encourages Peers to Vote

Duluth, Minn- This is the first year where millennial voters are projected to outnumber baby boomers in the state’s November general election. Some young Minnesotans are taking to the streets to get their peers to vote. Members of the Minnesota Youth Power Collective didn’t let the heat stop them, as they hit the houses of West Duluth, rallying fellow young…

What to Know before the Primary Election

More information on poll locations and times.

DULUTH, Minn.-  It’s primary election Tuesday, as candidates in many big races will be finalized for the general election in November. With several major statewide races in both Wisconsin and Minnesota, voter turnout is expected to be higher than a typical primary election. Along with the highly contested races a high number of young voters could help push turnout up. This…

Douglas County Receives New Voting Machines

The new machines will be used in the upcoming elections.

SUPERIOR, Wis.- Two new voting machines in Douglas County will be used in the upcoming elections. Not much will change for voters but city officials say the new technology helps keep track of votes easier. The machines are replacing 15 year–old equipment. “If someone made a very light mark there was a chance in the past that the scanner might…

Minnesota tops voter participation list in 2016 election

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota leads the nation once again in voter turnout for a presidential election. It’s the second consecutive presidential election that the state had the most voters going to the polls, and the eighth time in the past nine presidential elections. Nonprofit VOTE and the US Election Project compiled the numbers. About 75 percent of eligible voters in…