Election 2012 commentary: Opposed to the proposed Photo ID amendment

  • By: STAR TRIBUNE STAFF
  • Updated: September 14, 2012 - 12:02 AM

Lori Sturdevant: Send voter ID back to Legislature

By LORI STURDEVANT November 03, 2012, 10:17 PM

That's where laws are made and can readily be refined, unlike with the Constitution.

46 Comments

Beware of changes to the state Constitution

By DAVID LEBEDOFF November 02, 2012, 12:20 PM

Just vote "no" to the proposed amendments.

58 Comments

Gov. Mark Dayton: Send voter ID back to legislators

By MARK DAYTON October 31, 2012, 05:20 PM

There are too many costs, too many questions. It needs more work.

152 Comments

Voter ID: Like pulling on a thread

By AMY BERGQUIST October 25, 2012, 06:45 PM

Proponents can't explain away the trouble it would cause.

102 Comments

Editorial: Vote 'no' on photo ID amendment

By EDITORIAL BOARD October 22, 2012, 07:26 PM

It's an unnecessary and costly amendment.

183 Comments

The case against voter ID: It restricts voting rights, will result in tax hikes

By DON NESS and DEBBIE WHITE October 13, 2012, 04:12 PM

On Nov. 6, Minnesotans from all corners of the state will go to the polls to choose who will represent them over the next two to six years. This includes choosing the next president, a U.S. senator, members of Congress and state legislators.

47 Comments

Photo ID shouldn't be required to vote

By LAURA FREDRICK WANG October 12, 2012, 03:10 PM

Sure, there are benefits, but the current voting ease is important

70 Comments

GOP voter suppression efforts continue to fail

By EDITORIAL BOARD October 08, 2012, 10:46 AM

The voter ID crusade is nothing but an organized attempt to steal an election by patting down any voter who doesn't look or feel like a likely Republican vote.

26 Comments

Pass on voter ID, but add ranked-choice

By TOM HORNER, TIM PENNY October 06, 2012, 06:20 PM

Let's make technical electoral changes in the Legislature, not the Constitution.

28 Comments

Protecting the right to vote

By J. Morgan Kousser October 01, 2012, 12:02 PM

The experience of a century ago may offer a cautionary lesson about today's changes in election laws.

25 Comments

Voter beware: Claims used to tout ID are fishy

By JOAN GROWE September 27, 2012, 06:31 PM

Former Secretary of State Joan Growe is fed up with what she sees as misleading claims.

469 Comments

Voter ID will disenfranchise many

By SHAWN LAWRENCE OTTO September 24, 2012, 06:56 PM

The young -- and therefore the Democrats -- should be very worried.

72 Comments

Catholics, Lutherans and voter ID

By LORI STURDEVANT September 08, 2012, 05:28 PM

Let's hear what two of Minnesota's prominent faith-based social service agencies have to say:

32 Comments

State ballot measures -- the name game

By WILLIAM MCGEVERAN and MYRON ORFIELD July 26, 2012, 08:41 PM

A 1919 Minnesota law says, 'The secretary of state shall provide an appropriate title' for every question on the ballot.

130 Comments

Walter Mondale, Arne Carlson: Reject voter ID measure

By WALTER MONDALE and ARNE CARLSON June 20, 2012, 09:02 PM

The voter ID constitutional amendment is a costly (and partisan) fix for a problem we don't have.

287 Comments

Lori Sturdevant: Same-day registration for voters is on the block

By LORI STURDEVANT March 25, 2012, 06:11 AM

Its demise would be a likely practical effect of the voter ID requirement.

45 Comments

Congressman Ellison: One vote denied is one too many

By KEITH ELLISON March 13, 2012, 07:20 PM

It's important to remember the price that was paid to win the right to vote.

161 Comments

Editorial: A voting solution in search of a problem

February 19, 2012, 05:47 PM

Don't enshrine major election change in state Constitution.

223 Comments

Legislating by constitution is hazardous

By JACK DITMORE and ARVONNE FRASER January 29, 2012, 06:27 PM

Experience demonstrates the wisdom of governing as our founders intended.

139 Comments

Case for voter ID is based on misdirection

By CHUCK SAMUELSON November 09, 2011, 08:18 PM

Minnesota has one of the cleanest systems of voting in the nation.

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