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Election Update

ALL ABSENTEE BALLOTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY ELECTIONS OFFICES BY 11/3 IN ORDER TO BE COUNTED A court ruling yesterday (10/29) now requires that absentee ballots must be received by elections offices by 11/3 in order to be counted. The previous deadline—postmarked by 11/3, received by 11/10—no longer applies. If you have a ballot, DO […]

City of Cambridge Location Option Sales Tax Referendum Results

Yesterday citizens of the City of Cambridge voted on a local option sales tax referendum. The question ballot read: “Do you approve a one-half (.5) percent local sales tax to fund the construction of a new Cambridge Public Library and East Central Regional Library Headquarters, the City’s street improvement program, and outdoor park development through […]

Don’t forget to vote!

If you haven’t already, get out today and VOTE! Polls are open until 8:00pm. Find details at the Minnesota Secretary of State’s website: Find your polling place What’s on your ballot? Not registered?  That’s okay!  In Minnesota, you can register to vote on Election Day at your polling place.

Pre-register to vote!

Today, Tuesday, October 16th is the last day to pre-register to vote for the upcoming general election on Tuesday, November 6th. Pre-registering saves you time at your polling place on election day! Register online (ends 11:59 p.m). Register on paper (ends 5 p.m.). Don’t worry though! If you miss the deadline to pre-register, you can still vote!  […]

Last-Minute Election Information

If you’ve suddenly realized that you’re not quite prepared for the upcoming elections, your friendly local librarians are ready to help you out. Except where it’s noted otherwise, all of the following information comes from the Minnesota Secretary of State’s web page. Register to vote in Minnesotahttp://www.sos.state.mn.us/index.aspx?page=204 Find your polling placehttp://pollfinder.sos.state.mn.us/ Need a ride to your […]

Election Results

Yesterday was election day. Here are a couple good sources to find election results: Minnesota Public Radio – lists races by various breakdowns, so you can scan through them.http://minnesota.publicradio.org/collections/special/2010/campaign/results/mn/ Star Tribune – “My Vote” directs user to enter address and gives customized results for that location.http://elections.startribune.com/myvote/pf.php?do=start_over Barbara Misselt, Director