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Dan McGrath

Felons Voting Illegally May Have Put Franken Over the Top in ...

That legally can't be done," said Dan McGrath, Minnesota Majority's executive director. "We are just trying to make sure the integrity of the next election isn't compromised. " He said his group was largely ignored when it turned over a list of hundreds of names to prosecutors in two of ...

Lawsuit challenges state's online voter registration system

Dan McGrath, president of Minnesota Majority, said Monday that the lawsuit will not immediately affect anyone who used the system to register for Tuesday’s local elections. But, he said, it could be used to challenge the results of those elections, particularly in close races. The suit ...

Lawsuit challenges state’s online voter registration system

The petition, which will be filed in Ramsey County District Court, demands the website be suspended until it can be “openly and publicly vetted” by the Minnesota State Legislature, Dan McGrath, Minnesota Majority president said at a news conference. McGrath and the lawmakers said ...

Transit equity means more than light rail

Dan McGrath is executive director of TakeAction Minnesota. Paul Slack is pastor at New Creation Church in Minneapolis and president of ISAIAH...

Online voter registration, done correctly

Dan McGrath is the president of Minnesota Majority, a government watchdog organization...

Minnesota Hotdish Politics: Elections report embraces more online practices

“Pretty much all government services are moving online.” Dan McGrath, the head of Minnesota Majority and chief backer of a photo ID constitutional amendment that failed in 2012, said that he has supported electronic pollbooks and that he continues to do so...

Tread carefully with online voter registration

Dan McGrath is president of Minnesota Majority...

Secretary of State Ritchie won't run again

Dan McGrath, president of Minnesota Majority, contends that through Ritchie’s time in office, he paid too little attention to what McGrath sees as the state’s election problem — voter fraud. “I do hope that our next secretary of state will show a little more concern for the integrity of ...

Minnesota politics shaped by grassroots involvement

Dan McGrath is executive director of TakeAction Minnesota...

Antitax rally draws hundreds to State Capitol

“They’re going to be serving up the biggest taxaplooza in the state, and we’re going to pay for it.” Minnesota Majority President Dan McGrath said the rally is the biggest annual conservative gathering in the state and is particularly important this year after a tough election for ...

Voting-law changes are on DFL minds

Photo ID's chief lobbyist, Dan McGrath of the Minnesota Majority, supports the electronic poll book idea as a way of ensuring that voters are who they say they are. "We want poll books -- it's pretty much universal," he said. "It's not ideal, but it's better than what we're doing now. " ...

Amid legal tussle, Minn. lawmakers mull voter tool

Dan McGrath, who heads the conservative Minnesota Majority group that sued Ritchie, told the committee that state law needs more precise language to prosecute people who attempt to fraudulently register. An online system makes jurisdiction murky, he said. “If done wrong it can be a ...

Plaintiffs challenge voter ID laws claiming racial discrimination

Dan McGrath, president of Minnesota Majority and who says the plaintiffs don't necessarily object to online voter registration just the way it came about without legislative action, told the Minneapolis Star Tribune the lawsuit won't immediately affect anyone who used the system to ...

Online voter registration offered in Minnesota

Dan McGrath, president of Minnesota Majority, which pushed unsuccessfully for a photo ID requirement for voting, said online systems "will be open to potential abuse" without a photo ID requirement. "This could be a great convenience that would not contribute to voter fraud if coupled ...

Early-voting proposal raises constitutional questions

“This is extraordinarily dangerous for the integrity of our election system,” said Dan McGrath, executive director of Minnesota Majority and head of last year’s unsuccessful campaign to require Minnesota voters to show photo ID. The political system would become “governed by parties and ...

What's to like, what's not to like in Dayton's budget?

" At the progressive coalition TakeAction Minnesota, executive director Dan McGrath applauded the tax changes. "Minnesotans understand that we're all a part of the same team and new investments won't happen without new revenue," McGrath said in a statement. "We thank Governor ...

Bachmann, Tea Party leaders demand thorough IRS investigation

“This is the first hearing, but it won’t be the last.” Dan McGrath, president of conservative nonprofit Minnesota Majority, said the IRS targeted his group this spring, requesting more than seven years of data as part of a “compliance check.” Not all conservative groups were subject to ...

Four Minnesota companies among those growing their offshore stash

“These companies benefit from the investments that the rest of us are making and that’s why it’s time for them to pay their fair share,” said Dan McGrath, TakeAction Minnesota’s executive director. Under the Foreign Royalty Subtraction, a state tax deduction that Gov. Mark Dayton wants ...

TakeAction Minnesota draws attention for political victories

The group's supporters are "movement builders" -- ready to spring to action during petition drives and elections, said Dan McGrath, executive director of TakeAction Minnesota. "At any given moment we're in the streets protesting something," McGrath said. "We're a people's ...

Minn. Majority says it was targeted by IRS

Minnesota Majority President Dan McGrath said information the IRS sought is similar to what other conservative groups who believe they were targeted were asked to provide. "It goes back to the founding of the organization. How many board members? Who are they are they compensated? How ...

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