On February 20th, 2020 The Chair of the Minnesota Green Party came together with the Chairs of the Independence Party of Minnesota Phillip Fuehrer and the Libertarian Party Chris Holbrook who organized the day's events with the help of MN State Senator Scott Jensen in effort to get more ballot access for third parties. A press conference was held before the committee hearing on the issue at the Minnesota state capital.
Trahern Crews explained that voters want more choice on their November ballot and that this bill will cause more people to participate in our democracy.
CHIEF AUTHOR NOTICES User: Paul Carlson Hearing Date: 02/20/2020 Time: 1:00 p.m. Room: Minnesota Senate Bldg. 1200 From Cmte: State Government Finance and Policy and Elections (Committee) Bill Author: Senator Jensen Bill Number: S.F. 0752 Subject of the bill: Major political party designation thresholds modification; nominating petition requirements modification; political party.
Watch the MN Senate Hearing Here: Ballot Access Minnesota Senate Hearing