Published on Saturday, 15 September 2012 00:00
By Cynthia Moothart
League of Rural Voters
A national group dedicated to preserving the voting rights of military personnel recently praised Minnesota for its leadership, designating the state an All-Star as part of its Heroes Vote Initiative.
Such recognition represents a dramatic reversal in a long and disturbing trend that distinguishes us from the vast majority of states today. It also makes good on a campaign promise by Secretary of State Mark Ritchie, whose office coordinates elections and voting.