A coalition of groups opposing the measure say public support is weakening, but backers disagree.
An administrative law judge on Thursday threw out a complaint from two GOP senators accusing him of abusing his office over the proposed voting amendment.
As both sides battle for control in the final days before the election, it appears that the Republican grip on the state Legislature is slipping away.
With state momentarily in presidential spotlight, he outlines a wide range of policy differences between the president and Mitt Romney.
The massive financial commitments by political parties and independent groups rival those usually associated with a major statewide race, such as governor.
Student leaders from across the state joined Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak to condemn what they called an unnecessary amendment that would restrict voter participation.
The national League of Women Voters and its local chapter oppose Minnesota’s voting amendment as unfairly restricting access to the polls.
The group says it’s is concerned about the measure’s potential effects on those on the fringes of society, such as the poor, disabled and elderly.
Two years ago, candidates frequently were greeted with anger at doors across the state. This year, the tenor seems different.
Two Republicans senators contend that the secretary of state is misinforming the public about the voting amendment and abusing his office.
The two former Republican executive branch members now differ sharply on what the proposed constitutional amendment will do to the state’s voting procedures.
The presidential race is the key driver in voter turnout, but it appears either amendment could tip close races and help determine which party controls the Legislature.
Representatives of the two sides offered sharply conflicting opinions about the amendment’s potential effects on Minnesota’s voting system.
Voters’ concerns about jobs and the economy are surfacing in legislative campaigns across the state.
Sens. Scott Newman and Mike Parry claim the secretary of state has acted improperly as an elected official and is attempting to mislead voters about the measure.
The move from the Commerce Department removes a potential conflict of interest if the agency both administered and regulated health insurance.
In a speech tailored to the college audience, Biden stumped on the president’s track record of protecting higher education.