The Steve Simon Campaign is running radio ads statewide, which feature Joan Growe, Minnesota Secretary of State, 1974-99 & Vice President Walter Mondale.

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Vice President Walter Mondale: Hello, I’m Walter Mondale. I’m proud to support Steve Simon for Secretary of State. Steve has helped make our Minnesota elections the best in America and he puts the interests of every Minnesotan ahead of partisan politics. Steve will bring that same dedication to the office of Secretary of State. So on November 4th, please vote for Steve Simon.

Joan Growe: I’m Joan Growe. For 24 years I had the honor of serving as your Secretary of State. I ask you to vote for Steve Simon as our next Secretary of State. For ten years he has been a proven champion for every Minnesota voter. Steve Simon will be there for all Minnesotans – impartial, fair, and nonpartisan. Vote Steve Simon.

Steve Simon: This is Steve Simon. I am honored to have the support of such highly respected public servants as Joan Growe and Vice-President Mondale, along with the endorsement of the Minneapolis Star/Tribune, among others. But more importantly, I ask for your vote to be Minnesota’s next Secretary of State.

Announcer: Prepared and paid for by Steve Simon for Secretary of State.

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Joan Growe: I’m Joan Growe. For 24 years I had the honor of serving as your Secretary of State. I am proud to support Steve Simon as our next Secretary of State. As legislative chair of the House Elections committee, he has worked across party lines to keep our elections fair, secure, and transparent. Steve has been a proven champion for every Minnesota voter. Please join me on November 4th to vote Steve Simon for Secretary of State.

Steve Simon: Thank you Joan for your kind words. This is Steve Simon. Minnesota has a history of high voter participation that is the envy of the nation, where every voter has a voice and every vote is counted. I’m proud to have authored the bill for “no excuses” absentee voting along with legislation that allows Minnesotans to register to vote online. It’s about opening doors for eligible voters, not closing them. I’m Steve Simon and I ask for your vote to be Minnesota’s next Secretary of State.

Announcer: Prepared and paid for by Steve Simon for Secretary of State.

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Vice President Walter Mondale: Hello, I’m Walter Mondale. Fair elections are the foundation of democracy. Nothing is more important than the fundamental right to vote. That’s why I’m supporting Steve Simon to be our next Secretary of State. Steve has helped make our Minnesota elections the best in America. He’s always put the interests of every Minnesotan ahead of partisan politics. Steve will bring that same dedication to the office of Secretary of State. So please join me in voting for Steve Simon for Secretary of State.

Steve Simon: Thank you Vice President Mondale. I appreciate your kind words of support. This is Steve Simon. As a legislator, I worked across party lines to author and pass significant legislation such as “no excuses” absentee voting and online voter registration. As your next Secretary of State, I’ll protect Minnesota’s proud tradition of open and honest elections where every eligible voter has a clear path to the ballot box and their vote is counted. I’m Steve Simon and I would be honored to earn your vote as Minnesota’s next Secretary of State.

Announcer: Prepared and paid for by Steve Simon for Secretary of State.