ALEC Ally “Minnesota Majority” Uses Racist Imagery to Sell Voter ID

By: Tuesday February 21, 2012 2:50 pm

I’m continuing a Minnesota-focused discussion of political bigotry in action, as practiced by ALEC’s Mary Kiffmeyer, her fellow Republicans and her conservative allies at Minnesota Majority, who put up a racist/steretype image to scare voters about supposed voter fraud and to support voter IDs.


GOP’s War on Voting, Minnesota Edition: The Twelve Ways of ALEC’s Kiffmeyer to Disenfranchise Us

By: Tuesday February 7, 2012 6:13 pm

A research document going the rounds in Minnesota summarizes twelve specific actions taken by ALEC darling and voter-ID maven Mary Kiffmeyer during her time as Minnesota’s Secretary of State (1998 to 2006) that put the integrity of voting in Minnesota at risk during that time.

Come Saturday Morning: Rachel Paulose’s Enabler, Mary Kiffmeyer, Pushing ALEC’s Vote-Suppression Bill Once Again

By: Saturday February 4, 2012 6:40 am

Today we’re looking at the anti-voter actions of Mary Kiffmeyer, former Minnesota Secretary of State, current Minnesota state representative, ALEC’s point woman in Minnesota, and longtime foe of nonwhite voters, college kids, or anyone else she thinks might not vote for Republicans.

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Jay Weiner, This Is Not Florida: How Al Franken Won The Minnesota Senate Recount

By: Sunday October 31, 2010 1:59 pm

Jay Weiner’s book is to my knowledge the first on a race and recount that captured the nation’s (or at least the press’) attention throughout much of 2009. Unfortunately, I suspect that it is likely to be the only one, as the media has long since moved on to other things. This is a pity as the race was too big a happening to be covered fully by just one book, even one written by MinnPost’s Jay Weiner.

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