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Minnesota Election Administration
Chief Election Official(s): Secretary of State (View Website)
Election/Appointment Process: Partisan Election
  • Prescribes voter registration forms
  • Determines ballot eligibility of parties
  • Approves new voting systems/ devices
  • Advertises statewide ballot questions
  • Prepares election calendar
  • Canvasses election returns
  • Handles state recounts
Current Official(s): Mark Ritchie
Public Office Experience: State Department of Agriculture
Reelection/Reappointment Date: 2010
Primary Date: September 12, 2006
Contact Information: Hon. Mark Ritchie
Secretary of State
180 State Office Building
100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55155-1299
(651) 296-2079
Fax (651) 297-5844
[email protected]


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