Elections Rulemaking 2019
Initial Request for Comments
The Office of the Secretary of State is requesting comments on possible rules governing election administration, voter registration, petitions, absentee ballots, Presidential Nomination Primary, voting system testing, optical scan voting systems, recounts, election judge training program, ballot preparation, and redistricting. The Request for Comments was published in the August 19, 2019 State Register. Please see the Request for Comments for details about the rulemaking and rulemaking process.
Request for Comments [PDF]
Request for Comments [MS Word .doc]
Please submit any suggestions you or your organization may have on or before Friday, October 18, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. While not part of the official rulemaking record, comments and suggestions will be considered by the Office as the Office decides what to include in any proposed rules or amendments to the rules.
Written comments, questions, and requests for more information on these possible rules should be directed to: Samm Bonawitz, Government Relations Director at the Office of the Secretary of State, 180 State Office Building, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Saint Paul, MN 55155; Phone 651-201-1334; Fax 651-296-3073; Email firstname.lastname@example.org
TTY users may call the Office of Secretary of State at 711. Please indicate you are commenting on Rulemaking R-04618.
Additional information about rulemaking and the current rulemaking docket can be found at the on the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State’s rulemaking webpage.