The story was presented without comment – three Minnesota county attorneys “blasted” the Emmer campaign and GOP’s request for vote reconciliation, the process which is required by state law which we discussed last week.
Hennepin County election officials argued that being forced to undertake a count of voter signatures, as Republicans want, would “add confusion, delay, and uncertainty in the service of an exceedingly suspect goal of randomly removing properly cast ballots of fully eligible voters.”
That’d be the Hennepin County Attorney’s office run by former DFL gubernatorial hopeful Mike Freeman.
Ramsey County officials called the GOP argument “fundamentally flawed” and based on “obsolete” information.
That’d be the Ramsey County attorney’s office, run by former DFL gubernatorial hopeful Susan Gaertner.
In Hennepin County, auditor Jill Alverson told the court that “randomly disenfranchising eligible voters after the fact is a statutory remedy that should be used only in the narrowest of circumstances and then only after careful, transparent and deliberate study.”
Other than that whole it’s the freaking law business, anyway.