Incredible Expenditures by FairVoteMN

Minnesota Report In 2023, FairVoteMN spent over a million dollars ($1,040,000.00) pushing their agenda for Ranked Choice Voting (RCV). This expenditure wasn’t very fruitful, in spite of the fact they had a phalanx of 14 lobbyists, since the legislation failed to...

It’s Plausible for Ranked Choice Voting to be Banned in Minnesota

Minnesota Report Anyone who has read Checks & Balances for the last decade knows our Publisher Shawn Towle is a staunch opponent of Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) and he will be testifying before the State Government Finance Conference Committee on HF1952. The Senate...

Rep Elkins Don’t Be Bamboozled

When we saw a picture of Rep Steve Elkins (DFL-49B, Bloomington) sitting next to Jeanne Massey from FairVoteMN introducing HF983, we had our normal response, “What is he doing?” We know Elkins is a freshman and that may account for his naivete, but as a resident of...