Former Republican Gov. Arne Carlson and former congressman and Independence Party gubernatorial candidate Tim Penny are both planning to visit Rochester this month to speak out against the proposed Voter ID constitutional amendment.
Carlson plans to talk about his opposition to the amendment at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Century High School, 2525 Viola Road N.E. in Rochester. Penny, president and CEO of the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation, will speak at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at the Rochester Senior Center, 121 N. Broadway.
Both events are free and open to the public. They are sponsored by the League of Women Voters, AARP, the Rochester Senior Center, AAUW and Our Vote, Our Future.