Minnesota archbishop to Catholic priests: Abstain from voting on Super Tuesday

Minnesota archbishop to Catholic priests: Abstain from voting on Super Tuesday
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MINNEAPOLIS — St. Paul and Minneapolis Archbishop Bernard Hebda is asking priests in Minnesota to forgo voting in the presidential primary election on Tuesday over concerns about the privacy of voter party preferences.Hebda wrote about his concerns in a letter to priests this week ahead of Super Tuesday on March 3, the first presidential primary in Minnesota in nearly 30 years. Under the new system, voters must request the party ballot they want — either Democratic or Republican — and that preference is recorded and sent to the chairs of all four majority political parties in the state.There a...


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