Ritchie addresses federal lawsuit


Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie in an interview last week briefly addressed the federal lawsuit in which he and two Crow Wing County officials are named that allege irregularities in Crow Wing County voting in 2010.

He said accusations are not unusual in the aftermath of an election.

“Elections generate a lot of emotion,” he said.

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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
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