Understanding Minnesota Election Law

  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Central Time (US & Canada)
  • By: Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Presidents Room / Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Source: Minnesota > ProJusticeMN.org
  • Continuing Legal Education Program (CLE)

Heavy voter turnout is expected in the 2016 election when voters will decide who is the next president and who will take all Minnesota House and Senate seats. This presentation is designed for attorneys who advise county and local election officials, attorneys who advise candidates, or any attorney interested in elections or serving as an election judge.

Topics covered:

1.            Scope of the Minnesota Election Law   
2.            Voter Registration                                         
3.            Absentee Voting            
4.            Election Day Activities  
5.            Voting Systems and Counting Ballots                                                                                    
6.            Remedies          
7.            Campaign Financial Reporting                   
8.            Campaign Practices
9.            Canvass and Certification of Election Results
10.          Securing Election Materials; Public Access to Records
11.          Role of Attorneys in Elections

Lunch will be provided. Special meal requests must be made by Thursday, September 29.

Joseph Mansky , Ramsey County Elections Manager