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Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie spoke with a small group about voting issues at the University of Minnesota, Morris Monday evening. Later, Ritchie attended the monthly Community Meal at the Morris Senior Center.

Ritchie pushes youth to vote

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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

The State of Minnesota has witnessed a trend of more youth voting since 2004. In addition to making some election-year appearances, Secretary of State Mark Ritchie is making the rounds of the state's universities and colleges in an effort to beef up those numbers.


And if he can convince a few to help lower the average age of election judges, all the better.

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