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Secretary of State Mark Ritchie Announces State Canvassing Board Members
Posted Date: 8/13/2012

OFFICE OF THE MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE

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Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie Announces State Canvassing Board Members

ST. PAUL, Minn.—August 13, 2012—Secretary of State Mark Ritchie today announced the members of the State Canvassing Board whose responsibility it will be to canvass and certify the results of the State Primary Election held on August 14.

Minnesota Statutes 204C.31 requires the Secretary of State to select the five members of state canvassing board. By law members of the board must be the secretary of state, two judges from the Minnesota Supreme Court and two judges of the district court.

Members of the 2012 State Primary Election State Canvassing Board include:

  • The Honorable Mark Ritchie, Minnesota Secretary of State
  • The Honorable Alan C. Page, Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court
  • The Honorable Christopher J. Dietzen, Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court
  • The Honorable Rosanne Nathanson, District Court Judge, Second Judicial District
  • The Honorable David C. Higgs, District Court Judge, Second Judicial District

The State Canvassing Board will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, August 21 in Room 10 of the State Office Building located at 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, Minnesota.

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Editor’s Note: Mark Ritchie is Minnesota's 21st Secretary of State. A downloadable press photograph is available at: http://www.sos.state.mn.us/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=4142