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Voter turnout was steady Tuesday at the Jamestown Civic Center. People had the option of sitting at a voting booth or standing at one. John M. Steiner / The Sun

Election largely quiet

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An otherwise-quiet primary election was marred Tuesday by a pair of people seeking petition signatures from voters closer to the polling place entryway than permitted by the North Dakota Century Code.


And despite the new voter identification requirements, only a few people were turned away from the polls.

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Kari Lucin
Kari Lucin joined the Grand Forks Herald as a multimedia producer in August 2014. Previously, she worked for a few years at the Jamestown Sun in Jamestown, N.D., as a staff writer, and prior to that, for about six years as staff writer and later online content coordinator, at the Daily Globe in Worthington, Minn. A graduate of Jackson County Central High School and Augsburg College, she has a bachelor's degree in philosophy and English. Find more of her writing at her blog, Oh Look, a Shiny Thing! or on Twitter at @karilucin.
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