Minnesota Secretary Of State - Secretary Simon Statement on Ruling in Second Congressional District Case
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Secretary Simon Statement on Ruling in Second Congressional District Case

October 9, 2020

Secretary Simon released the following statement following an October 9, 2020 court ruling in a case regarding Minnesota's Second Congressional District:

“Today, a district court found that MN Statute 204B.13 is preempted by federal law as it is applied to the Second Congressional District race in the November 3, 2020 general election. Voters should continue to vote this race on their ballots, and pursuant to the district court ruling, those votes will be counted.”