Absentee Voting for Minnesota’s Primary Election – What You Need to Know

This is the first full week of no-excuse absentee voting for the Minnesota’s primary election, which is scheduled for Tuesday, August 11.

When multiple candidates of the same political party file to run for the same office, a primary election is needed to decide which candidate will appear as the party candidate for that office on the November ballot. For non-partisan races, such as county commissioner, primaries are needed to narrow the choices to two candidates for the November ballot in situations where there are three or more candidates running for a particular office.
While the ballot will contain candidates for both the DFL and Republican primaries, voters must only vote in one party’s primary. If you vote for candidates in both parties’ primaries, your ballot will be rejected.

Due to heightened concern regarding in-person voting due to COVID-19, the state is encouraging Minnesotans to use no-excuse absentee voting for both the primary […]

2020-06-30T15:06:19-05:00Jun 30, 2020|

MANAGING CRISIS AND COMMUNICATION CHALLENGES IN THE ERA OF COVID-19

During this unprecedented time in our country and state, businesses, non-profits, and units of government are experiencing extraordinary challenges in adapting to life during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Navigating a crisis often involves a multi-pronged approach of government relations expertise and a public relations strategy. Whether this unparalleled moment has brought new challenges to your organization or whether it’s a crisis that’s developed independently of the pandemic, Lockridge Grindal Nauen and Primacy Strategy Group’s experienced team of professionals is equipped to deliver for you.

The first step to addressing a crisis is to stem the tide. This could mean engaging with key government officials and developing a public relations plan that involves establishing one’s credibility with target audiences and taking a disciplined approach to communicating a specific message over the long-term.

Lockridge Grindal Nauen and Primacy Strategy Group’s teams […]

2020-05-07T17:22:23-05:00Apr 28, 2020|
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