Sasquatch 107.7 - The Rock of Rochester logo
Get our free mobile app

St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota Supreme Court has sided with Olmsted and Ramsey Counties in a legal fight over who should have counted the absentee ballots cast in the 2020 election.

The Minnesota Voters Alliance went to court prior to the election challenge the appointment of county staff to serve on the absentee ballot boards. According to the ruling issued by the Supreme Court today, the Voters Alliance argued the legal requirements for election judges also applied to deputy county auditors serving on absentee ballot boards. State election laws mandate that "election judges must be appointed from a list of candidates supplied by major political parties and must disclose their personal political affiliation."


In its decision, the Supreme Court found the plain language of the state’s election laws "distinguishes between deputy county auditors and election judges" and "specifically applies statutory restrictions to election judges," but does not apply "those same statutory restrictions to deputy county auditors."

The ruling, which affirms a previous decision by the State Court of Appeals, holds that the Voters Alliance "has not shown a violation of the duty clearly established by law" and that the District Court judge who originally heard the case properly dismissed the organization's request for an order requiring Olmsted and Ramsey Counties to change the makeup of their absentee ballot boards.

One-of-a-kind French Inspired home with Mayo Clinic connections is for sale in Rochester, Minnesota

It's a one-of-a-kind home in Rochester, Minnesota that has many connections to Mayo Clinic. In fact, the builder of this home also built quite a few of the buildings for Mayo Clinic and other homes in the Old South West Pill Hill vicinity.

Take a look inside and you'll notice elegant features that will be hard to find in another home today, including 3 fireplaces, original woodwork, french doors, chandeliers or unique light fixtures in almost every room, and original features that have been maintained and in very good condition. Overall, this 1969 home features 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, and over 6,000 square feet.

See the full listing for 910 Folwell Dr. SW in Rochester, Minnesota by Realtor Nita Khosla at Edina Realty, Inc. - Rochester here.

More From Sasquatch 107.7 - The Rock of Rochester