Press Release

For Immediate Release: Friday, September 21, 2012

Join Human Rights Commissioner Kevin Lindsey for a Forum on the Voter ID Amendment and Voting Rights, Sept. 25 at St. Cloud State University

Minnesota Department of Human Rights Commissioner Kevin Lindsey will give a presentation on the Minnesota Voter ID Amendment, analyze the arguments pro and con, and discuss why debate matters for our democracy.

What: Forum on Voter ID Amendment and Voting Rights

When: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Where: St. Cloud State University Atwood Theater Lounge in Atwater Memorial Center, 720 4th Ave South, St Cloud, MN 56301

Details: Commissioner Kevin Lindsey will discuss Minnesota's Voter Photo ID Amendment and the following related issues:

  • Who gets to vote - historic barriers to voting
  • Understanding the amendment language
  • What is the risk of disenfranchisement

The forum is open to the public and registration is not required.

Sponsors: Racial Issues Faculty Colloquium, Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning, Multicultural Resource Center, Department of Ethnic & Women's Studies, Research Group on Immigrant Workers in Minnesota.

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For more information please contact: Jeff Holman, Minnesota Department of Human Rights, 651.539.1090, jeff.holman@state.mn.us

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