Secretary of State Candidate Visits Juneteenth Event

Adam Olander
Updated: June 16, 2018 10:30 PM

During this year's annual Juneteenth event in Duluth, William Denney, a candidate running for Secretary of State as an Independent for Minnesota, came out to listen to the community on Saturday.

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He planned on reaching out to what he says is one of the more disenfranchised demographics of the electorate. His goal, increasing the voter population.

"The main point is I want to increase voter turnout and this is one of the most suppressed demographics by design in my opinion, from the top down," said Denney. "So I want to get down to the bottom of a lot of these problems that these communities are having and find out how I can help and how I can convey their message to the larger populous."

Some of the topics Denney focused on with the community were automatic voter registration and ranked choice voting.


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