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Steve Simon projected to win Minnesota secretary of state race

(NewsNation) — NewsNation/ Decision Desk HQ has called the race for Minnesota Secretary of State in favor of Steve Simon. Incumbent Democrat Steve Simon, who has held the seat since 2015, was locked in a bid for reelection against Republican challenger, former attorney Kim Crockett, who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump.
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GOP challenger Kim Crockett loses to incumbent Steve Simon in SOS race

MINNEAPOLIS – DFL incumbent Steve Simon is projected to win a third term as Minnesota's secretary of state, defeating Republican challenger Kim Crockett, AP reports.Simon will continue to oversee the administration of elections in Minnesota, a state known for its consistently high voter turnout.  MORE: 2022 Election ResultsCrockett, an attorney, campaigned on a platform that sought to increase confidence in the state's election system. She pushed for changes that included narrowing Minnesota's 46-day early voting period and requiring a special voter identification card – a move that was previously rejected by voters in a 2012 constitutional amendment. She also criticized Simon's decisions that made voting easier during the pandemic, calling the moves "lawless and partisan."Simon defended his office's track record during debates against Crockett, citing that there were only 17 confirmed voter misconduct cases in Minnesota since the 2020 electionCrockett, who was endorsed late last month by former President Donald Trump, had stated during her campaign that the 2020 election was rigged against him. In her last debate against Simon, she insisted that should would accept the results of the 2022 election, whether she won or lost, unless there was a state-triggered recount.
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Secretary of State in Minnesota: Steve Simon wins re-election

Minnesota Republicans came out hard against incumbent Secretary of State Steve Simon during the campaign this year, challenging election results in court, introducing new voter ID legislation, even trying to impeach him. National campaign groups have spent millions on this race attempting to defend the two-term Democrat. Simon, in his...

WTA CEO Steve Simon admits late WTA Finals move to Fort Worth was down to China situation: "We’re not going to continue to do these one-year decisions"

For the second year in a row the WTA Finals were held outside of China where the organization should have held the events. Due to the country's 'zero-Covid' policy, the events could not be held there with the ATP unable to make a return as well. WTA Chief Steve Simon explained after the WTA Finals that rotating the event every year is not something that will continue:

Steve Simon wins another term as Minnesota Secretary of State

Democratic incumbent Secretary of State Steve Simon defended the post he’s held since 2015 in a successful attempt at combating voter fraud claims wielded by right-leaning voices around the nation. The Associated Press called the race at about 12:38 a.m. after Simon earned 55% of votes. Simon ran on...
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Democrat Steve Simon wins third term as Minnesota secretary of state

Minnesota Democratic Secretary of State Steve Simon won a third term over Republican challenger Kim Crockett. The race tested voters' faith in the state's election system. Simon, an advocate for early and accessible voting, wanted to keep Minnesota's voting laws intact and the state to consider automatically registering people to vote when they get their driver's license. He noted the state often ranks first nationally in turnout.

Steve Simon wins DFL primary for Secretary of State

Steve Simon was the top vote-getter in the Democratic-Farmer-Labor primary for Secretary of State held Tuesday, Aug. 9. With all 4,103 precincts having reported, Simon received 284,210 votes (72.60%) to advance. Steve Carlson received 107,277 votes (27.40%) and was eliminated from the race. Simon will now face republican Kim Crockett in the General Election, which will be held Tuesday, Nov. 8. Click here to read about primary results from votes that affect Chisago and Isanti county voters.

Sec. of State Steve Simon visits Minneapolis suburb to tout election security

BURNSVILLE, Minn. -- Secretary of State Steve Simon visited a suburban Minneapolis elections office on Wednesday for a public display of tests on voting equipment, part of a continuing effort to persuade voters that they can have confidence in the accuracy and security of elections as the state's primary looms next Tuesday.Simon answered questions and walked around the lower level of Burnsville's City Hall as more than two dozen people joined election workers around three voting machines to learn how the equipment works."The number one threat to our democracy in America is this cloud of disinformation about our elections," Simon...
Inside Indiana Business

Steve Simon: ‘I’m a Hoosier, through and through’

The man in line to become the next owner of the Indiana Pacers has been running a private equity firm in San Francisco for more than 20 years. But don’t let that fool you. Steve Simon, the eldest son of current owner Herb Simon, is as connected as ever to the franchise and his Indianapolis roots.

Secretary of State Steve Simon announces Minnesota Election Facts webpage

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KTTC) – Concerned the information you’re getting this election season is accurate? Minnesota’s Secretary of State Steve Simon announced the launch of a webpage dedicated to election facts. The site, Minnesota Election Facts, includes a step-by-step narrative of the elections process and a Fact...