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Bemidji Pioneer
Voting equipment grants awarded
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

ST. PAUL - The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie has approved more than $156,000 in Federal Help America Vote Act (HAVA) grants.

Hubbard and Itasca counties received $6,367 and $10,612 in grants, respectively, with $265 to use for each polling place in the counties.

HAVA grants are used to defray operating costs of assistive voting equipment and vote-counting equipment in polling places.

Pioneer staff reports