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Political reasons motivated Sec. Ritchie to rename amendment ballots

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Minnesota’s two constitutional amendments on the fall ballot were catapulted onto a legal battle before the people of the state even have a chance to vote on the measures.


In what appears to be a move to confuse the voters of Minnesota, Secretary of State Mark Ritchie chose to give the marriage amendment and voter identification measure new ballot wording.

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