Come Saturday Morning: Minnesota Republicans Don’t Want You Looking under the Photo ID Hood

By: Saturday September 29, 2012 6:45 am

Minnesota Republicans like Scott Newman really don’t want you looking under the Photo ID hood, most likely because as the polls show, the more time Minnesotans have to study the proposed amendment to the state’s constitution, the less they like it.

MN GOP’s Photo ID Amendment Hits Minnesota Counties with Huge Costs Even As GOP Legislature Slashes Local Government Aid

By: Tuesday September 4, 2012 6:50 am

First it was Rice County. Then it was Kittson County. Now, as BSP’s Sally Jo Sorensen notes, yet more parts of greater Minnesota are noticing the huge holes that the state Republicans’ “Photo ID” vote-restriction amendment would blow into their budgets –budgets that the Republicans controlling the state legislature are already hurting by slashing Local Government Aid.

MN GOP’s Voter ID Plan Would Cost Two Rural Counties Nearly $1 Million

By: Sunday September 2, 2012 8:35 am

Not only is Minnesota’s Kiffmeyered amendment version of ALEC’s voter restriction (aka “Photo ID”) model bill useless at stopping the sort of voter fraud it’s touted as stopping, it would also be ruinously expensive for state and local governments to enact.

Large Generational Divide Among White Voters

By: Friday May 18, 2012 3:55 pm

Among white voters there is a clear generational divide among who they plan to support in the Presidential race this year, but there is not a similar age divide among non-white voters.

Wisconsin GOP Wants to Make it Much Harder for Young, Urban, and Poor to Vote

By: Saturday January 15, 2011 10:30 am

Immediately after taking power in Wisconsin, the Republican party has launched an effort to make it harder for people to vote, especially low income individuals who are the least likely to have drivers licenses. They are pushing for both a law and an amendment to the state Constitution to require a photo ID to vote.

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