STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Today's Ask Your Government
Is the North Dakota interstate system a two-lane highway, or is the left lane considered the passing lane? I understand that slow moving traffic should drive on the right-hand lane. I some... Posted on 8/18/12 at 7:51 PM
STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH Oil Patch polls have long lines, familiar faces
WILLISTON, N.D. Voters waited in long lines to cast their ballots here Tuesday, but the strong turnout came from longtime residents rather than new workers.
Inspector Claire Folvag said the four sta... Posted on 6/13/12 at 12:26 AM
STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Election Day!
It's primary election day in North Dakota, and for a newsroom that means an evening of fun, togetherness and a bit of last-minute stress as the deadline approaches.
The polls close at 7 p.m. tonight,... Posted on 6/12/12 at 5:22 PM
STAFF BLOG DIRTY LAUNDRY Stand up and be counted
Today is the day to stand up and be counted. My fellow Americans, get out there and vote. My theory is you cant complain too much about the way your country, state, county and city are being run if yo... Posted on 11/2/10 at 4:41 AM
STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY Moorhead School Group Starts Area Voices Blog
On November 2nd, Moorhead voters will go to the polls to decide whether to pass an operating levy referendum. A group of levy supporters has started a blog entitled, "Our Students Our Future." Check i... Posted on 9/14/10 at 1:42 PM
A group of local petitioners received the official go-ahead Friday from North Dakota’s secretary of state to begin collecting signatures to put three recently passed anti-abortion laws to a statewide vote.
By Brandi Jewett, Forum News Service
, April 20, 2013
Duane Jackson, vice chairman of the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe, lost his bid for another term representing the Mission District in Tuesday’s primary election, and two tribal members who have clashed with Chairman Roger Yankton Sr. will face off next month in the Fort Totten District.
By Chuck Haga, Forum News Service
, April 18, 2013
A group of North Dakota residents plans to circulate a petition to put the state’s three new anti-abortion measures to a statewide vote.
Gary Hangsleben, 67, of Grand Forks, sent Secretary of State Al Jaeger a request Tuesday afternoon for a petition for each abortion law.
By TJ Jerke, Forum News Service
, April 03, 2013
An Egyptian court on Wednesday ordered the suspension of parliamentary elections scheduled to begin in April, opening a legal battle likely to delay the vote and deepening the political crisis between the Islamist president and his opponents that has polarized the nation for months.
The North Dakota Supreme Court has ruled against the man who wanted to be the North Dakota Libertarian candidate for governor.
The state had ruled earlier that Roland Riemers, of Grand Forks, didn’t qualify for the ballot because his lieutenant governor candidate didn’t turn in the right paperwork.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says President Barack Obama's campaign was "eight, maybe 10 years, ahead" of the Republican Party last year in understanding the rapidly changing face of the American electorate.
Voters in Mayville, N.D., will go to the polls Wednesday to decide whether two City Council members should be recalled and to vote on a 7-mill property tax increase to fund a new truck for the Mayville Fire and Rescue Department.
By Kevin Bonham, Forum News Service
, January 15, 2013
BOSTON (AP) — Scott Brown was a little-known Republican state senator who shocked Massachusetts Democrats three years ago by winning a U.S. Senate seat in a special election that became a national rallying cry for the nascent tea party movement.
The results of North Dakota’s November elections are official, and a recount is possible in a race for the state Legislature.
Democratic House candidate Sharon Buhr finished 50 votes behind Republican Dwight Kiefer in the race for a House seat in District 24.
A small but vocal group of disgruntled North Dakotans took to the Web after last week’s election to put the state on the map in an ugly way.
According to a group of researchers who crunch online geographic data, the state was among the national leaders in the rate of racist messages on Twitter posted before and after President Barack Obama’s re-election.
By Marino Eccher, Forum Communications
, November 15, 2012
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