Steve Simon

DFL Nominates Top Candidates At Convention With Little Opposition

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KVRR)– The DFL has nominated it’s top candidates for state offices including governor, lt. governor, attorney general and secretary of state during its convention in Rochester over the weekend. Attorney General Keith Ellison was nominated for a second term during the party convention Saturday night in Rochester. Party delegates endorsed Steve Simon for Secretary of State, an office…

LIVE: Minnesota Secretary Of State Calls State’s Election “A Model For The Nation”

Secretary Of State Steve Simon Joins KVRR Morning Show

  Amid national controversy and unfounded claims of election fraud, Minnesota’s Secretary of State calls his state’s election process “a model for the nation”. Steve Simon joined KVRR’s morning show Monday. He says just a hair under 80 percent of eligible voters cast ballots this month, the highest voter turnout in the country. He credits elections workers in each of…

MN Secretary of State says Election Day ran smoothly

Simon says the state adapted and adjusted by emphasizing voting in the spring and summer.

MINNESOTA – Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon says even in the middle of a pandemic, the state was able to pull off a textbook election. Simon says the state adapted and adjusted by emphasizing voting in the spring and summer. He adds on Election Day there was really good traffic management, sufficient quality and quantity of personal protective equipment…

MN Sec. of State says there’s no issues reported at polling places

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota’s Secretary of State says there’s an “absence” of things to report in regards to issues at the polls or in election offices. Steve Simon says there were no fights over masks, voting eligibility or voter suppression in the state. He adds there were lines in many places in the Twin Cities Metro, but they seemed longer…

Minn. Secretary of State Steve Simon Rallies Voters

He is being challenged by Republican candidate John Howe

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon was in town to meet and greet with volunteers before joining them to go door–to–door. Simon, who is running for re–election, is challenged by Republican candidate John Howe. Simon says this year, the number of registered voters and absentee ballots cast so far have doubled from previous years. “It really centers around…

Minnesota sees highest number of primary voters in over 3 decades

(KMSP) – Tuesday primary election in Minnesota saw the highest number of primary voters in more than three decades. According to Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon, 902,119 people voted in the primary–the highest number of voters since 1982. Overall voter turnout was approximately 22.7 percent, which is the highest it has been since 1992. Statewide, 582,314 voters cast a ballot in the DFL primary and 319,807 cast…