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Open Forum: Other Opinion was on the mark


The “Other Opinion: Voting” published in The Brainerd Dispatch on Tuesday, Feb. 8 was on the mark. 

I agree with the West Central Tribune of Willmar that the proposed voter identification plan is an  “expensive state mandate” and a “costly bad idea.” 

In view of recurring efforts to reduce expenditures, I believe Minnesota legislators should refuse to waste time and money on a “solution looking for a problem.” 

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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