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Voting law is Simon’s passion

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Steve Simon has been in the Minnesota Legislature for 10 years, and successfully shepherded through several major, bipartisan improvements to voting law, but his role model is someone who has been out of politics for 15 years — Joan Growe, who served as Minnesota secretary of state from 1975 to 1999 and was widely respected for her fairness and competence.


“Elections are kind of my thing,” he said in an interview.

“I’ve been passionate about the issue for the past 10 years.”

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