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Sundin authors bill to increase special election timeframe

State Representative Mike Sundin (DFL-Esko) has authored legislation to extend the time period for special elections during the legislative session following the state senate special election earlier this year, which resulted in hundreds of mail-in ballots going uncounted.

“The limited window for special elections has proven to be a challenge for too many of our citizens,” Sundin said. “We need to address these statutory limitations so that in the future we can be confident that everyone will have a chance to make their voices heard without undue burden. Voting is a right, and I intend to do e...

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