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Study: N.D. first in election performance


BISMARCK — The results are in, and North Dakota has retained the nation’s top spot when it comes to how it runs elections, according to a study released Tuesday by The Pew Charitable Trusts.

The Peace Garden State led the country for the second consecutive time in Pew’s Elections Performance Index, which looks at 17 indicators such as wait times at polling locations, voter turnout and accuracy of voting technology.

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