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MN Secretary of State Steve Simon on Why Minnesota Was Once Again #1 in Voter Turnout

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Steve Simon is MN’s 22nd secretary of state – who just won reelection.  That's not the only thing he can be proud of, once again Minnesota had the highest voter turnout in the nation. 

*In the conversation from last week, we asked about recount that would be happening in MN house District 5A between John Persell and Matt Bliss.  There had been an 8 vote difference, and after this week's recount, 11 votes between the candidates,with DFLer John Persell winning the race. 

Heidi Holtan is KAXE's Director of Content and Public Affairs where she manages producers and is the local host of Morning Edition from NPR. Heidi is a regional correspondent for WDSE/WRPT's Duluth Public Television’s Almanac North.