2015 MN Inauguration

Watch live streaming video from theuptake at livestream.com The 2015 Inauguration of Minnesota’s Constitutional Officers: Attorney General Lori Swanson (13:03) State Auditor Rebecca Otto (15:51) Secretary of State Steve Simon (18:43) Lieutenant Governor Tina...

Our New TV Advertisement

We’re excited to bring you our new TV ad.  As Chair of the House Elections Committee, Steve Simon knows that Minnesota leads the nation in voting and civic engagement for a reason. He believes that when more people participate in the political process, the...

Voter Restriction Debate – MPR News

On Oct. 30, 2012, MPR News hosted a Voter Restriction Debate at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul. MPR News’ Tom Crann moderated the debate. Making the Vote No case: Minnesota State Rep. Steve Simon. The other camp: Minnesota State Rep. Mary...

MN Voter ID Amendment EXPOSED

State Representative Steve Simon and Democratic Visions host Tim O’Brien expose the threat to Minnesotans posed by the Voter ID Amendment. Simon strongly urges Minnesotans to vote the proposed State constitutional amendment down in...

Voter ID constitutional amendment

Rep. Steve Simon (DFL – St. Louis Park) speaks in opposition to a GOP proposed Voter ID constitutional amendment in the House Government Operations and Elections Committee. March 9,...

GOP Won’t Say What Photo ID Language Means

DFL  – GOP Won’t Say What Photo ID Language Means Minnesota Democrats are upset that Republicans are being evasive about what a voter photo ID constitutional amendment would do to the state’s absentee balloting and other voting systems. The bill...