ST. PAUL, Minn. (Star Tribune) — A group of Minnesota seniors is joining their counterparts in at least four other states by legally challenging their state’s absentee voting rules amid the coronavirus outbreak. A lawsuit filed by the Minnesota Alliance for Retired Americans Educational Fund in Ramsey County District Court seeks to stop the state from requiring a witness signature on their mail-in ballot, as well as a postmark deadline. The Star Tribune reports the plaintiffs say because they are self-quarantining, seeking a signature from a witness could put them at risk of contracting COVID-19. The lawsuit follows similar legal actions by Alliance for Retired Americans chapters in Florida, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin.
Seniors file legal challenge to absentee voting rules
By Associated Press|2020-05-15T04:57:53-05:00May 15th, 2020|