Eligible voters can call 1-855-50-RIDES (1-855-507-4337) or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a ride to and from their precinct polling place. Trained volunteers in specially adapted minivans will pick voters up and drop them off as needed. The vans will roll across the Twin Cities metro area from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day.
Groups participating in the Ride to the Polls program include the Courage Center, Goodwill/Easter Seals, Merrick Inc., and Arc Greater Twin Cities
Minnesota senators sharply questioned federal appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch during Wednesday's Supreme Court confirmation hearings, grilling him on whether he'd be protect the interests of ordinary people over corporations.
Other business groups like realtors, electric utility Xcel Energy Services, private colleges, tobacco giant Altria, Polymet Mining, health insurers and hospitals contributed to the overall total of $57.7 million to lobby the Legislature, the administration of Gov. Mark Dayton and Metro municipal governments.