Vote 2020

MN Secretary of State Steve Simon on Election 2020 Voter Turnout

Nov 20, 2020

Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon joins Heidi Holtan and John Bauer on the Friday Morning Show to talk about the 2020 election turnout.  He answers the question on how Minnesota did this year in voter turnout by letting us know that we were number one in America for the third consecutive year with a 79.95% in voter turnout.  Sec. of State Simon shares why he feels Minnesota has such a successful turnout rate and he talks about what he feels is happening on the national level.

With elections on November 3rd, this was the 2nd part of our last conversation with our Dig Deep commentators conservative Chuck Marohn and libera Aaron Brown.  Listen in to their perspectives.  And then let us know what you think send us an email. 

With elections on November 3rd, this was our last conversation with our Dig Deep commentators conservative Chuck Marohn and libera Aaron Brown.  Listen in to their perspectives.  And then let us know what you think send us an email. 

Local Election Judge Sonja Merrild

Oct 29, 2020

Sonja Merrild, a local election judge in the Grand Rapids area, joins Heidi Holtan on Making Sausage.  Sonja moved here from Denmark years ago, then become a US citizen in 2016, in time to vote in that year’s election. 

This election year she asked herself what she could do to help her community and made the decision to become an election judge.  Sonja talks about what it means for her to serve in this position and she tells us she feels confident that in her county, things will remain fair and safe on election day.

Meet Senator Tina Smith - DFL Candidate for US Senate

Oct 28, 2020

*We are continuing our Meet the Candidates conversations for the November 3rd 2020 elections.  We recently talked with Senator Tina Smith (DFL) who is running for reelection.  She is running against Jason Lewis (R).  You can hear our interview with him here.

It is our goal to give you information so you can go to the polls ready to vote.

Meet Candidate for Supreme Court Justice Michelle MacDonald

Oct 21, 2020

*We are continuing our Meet the Candidates conversations for the November 3rd, 2020 elections.  We recently talked with Michelle MacDonald candidate for the Minnesota Supreme Court. You can see her facebook page here.

Meet Quinn Nystrom - DFL Candidate for Congressional District 8

Oct 21, 2020

*We are continuing our Meet the Candidates conversations for the November 3rd 2020 elections.  We recently talked with Quinn Nystrom (DFL) candidate for Congressional District 8.  You can see her facebook page here.

*We are continuing our Meet the Candidates conversations for the November 3rd 2020 elections.  We recently talked with Supreme Court Justice Paul Thissen who is running for election.

Attorney General Keith Ellison on Voting by Mail

Oct 16, 2020

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison joins Heidi and John on the Friday Morning Show to talk about the upcoming elections.  With more people voting by mail because of Covid-19, Attorney General Ellison assures us he is confident in the Minnesota election system being secure and safe and he encourages people to vote by mail.  He talks about voter intimidation, voting disinformation and he urges people to make voting a family tradition.

If you have questions or to report a complaint you can call the Attorney General’s office at 800-657-3787.

*We are continuing our Meet the Candidates conversations for the November 3rd, 2020 elections.  We recently talked with Matt Bliss (R) running for MN House District 5a. You can see his facebook page here.

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