Scraping the Minnesota Secretary of State for business data

Using axios and cheerio, today we expand the Secretary of State API to include Minnesota.

Minnesota provides a get request for a search query which made it extremely nice. Instead of handling any form submissions, we could just navigate directly to the URL with the search parameters in the url.

Want to test out the Secretary of State API and get an API key? Check it out here –

Hey there. Want to be friends?

I’ll be straight with you. I’m going to want to show off my web scraping genius. But I want to hear about your web scraping troubles and successes as well.

And I like you. So I won’t be one of those weird friends who is always calling. What do you say?