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August 25, 2016
Thompson rejects school project second time
THOMPSON, N.D.—Voters in Thompson rejected a $10 million school expansion Tuesday by a vote of 642 to 592. While 52 percent were in favor of the project, 60 percent was required for approval.The school district posted the unofficial results on Twitter at 11:15 p.m. Voters turned...
August 25, 2016 - 7:07am
December 29, 2015
Researcher: database of 191M voters exposed on Internet
An independent computer security researcher uncovered a database of information on 191 million voters that is exposed on the open Internet due to an incorrectly configured database, he said on Monday. The database includes names, addresses, birth dates, party affiliations, phone...
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December 29, 2015 - 7:04am
May 7, 2015
Cass County election officials now the voters
County is getting major upgrade to Poll-book software that provides real-time details of who voted, when and where FARGO—If...
May 7, 2015 - 6:45am
December 8, 2014
Measures drew more than partisan races
Not having access to polls to track issues during the recent election campaign, a couple of measures caught me by surprise. The surprises were not in the partisan elections but on the eight ballot measures. The know-it-all didn’t know it all. For example, I expected Measure 1 (personhood)...
December 8, 2014 - 7:18am
October 31, 2013
Letter to the editor: Officials should be recalled for not listening to voters
By Ralph Muecke, Gladstone, N.D. Hip, hip, hooray to the people of Griggs County! Recently they performed a real slam dunk. I’m referring to a recent recall election conducted in Griggs County where voters bounced out all five of the county commissioners for ignoring people who...
October 31, 2013 - 7:24am
March 5, 2010
Letter to the editor: Democrats will try to rewrite history before the election
It is an election year and many of our politicians will be attempting to rewrite history. That will be especially true of the Democrats, who have embraced President Barack Obama's liberal agenda. Millions of dollars will be spent trying to help us forget. Rep.
March 5, 2010 - 7:38am
February 19, 2010
Letter to the editor: N.D. voters will weigh in on Pomeroy's representation
With President Barack Obama and Speaker Nancy Pelosi at the wheel, Rep.
February 19, 2010 - 7:25am
February 16, 2010
Bayh exits Senate against backdrop of angry voters
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The stunning announcement by centrist Indiana Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh that he's retiring from a Congress he no longer loves adds yet another name to a list of lawmakers fleeing a town they say has become acidly partisan.
Nation and World/News
February 16, 2010 - 7:17am
December 15, 2009
Voters will pay a lot for reform
The White House and liberal think tanks insist that health-care reform will lower costs, but the public isn't buying it -- and for good reasons. Practically every aspect of the bills Democrats are considering -- from covering the uninsured to taxes on providers, insurance reforms...
December 15, 2009 - 7:15am
September 9, 2009
Poll: Many readers want vote on sales tax issue
Last week, The Jamestown Sun asked readers of its Web site the question "The Jamestown City Council is considering a proposal to take half of the one-cent sales tax approved by voters for economic development and direct it toward city infrastructure.
September 9, 2009 - 7:14am
August 20, 2009
Fears of attacks shadow election
KABUL (AP) -- Threats of Taliban violence and rumors of fraud cast a shadow over Afghanistan's election, in which millions of voters will choose a new president Thursday to lead a nation plagued by armed insurgency, drugs, corruption and a feeble government. International officials...
Nation and World/News
August 20, 2009 - 8:27am
August 19, 2009
League of Women Voters to meet
The North Dakota League of Women Voters hold its annual meeting in Jamestown on Sept. 13 at the Buffalo City Grille. Speakers at the annual meeting will address the topic of redistricting faced in the upcoming year. Lloyd Omdahl and Rep. Cory Mock, D-Grand Forks, continue to work...
August 19, 2009 - 7:18am
April 22, 2009
Letter to the editor: Legislature should honor the intent of the voters
As the former chief medical officer at the North Dakota Department of Health, I know from experience the influence the tobacco industry and their allies can have on the Legislature, Health Department and governor's office. Because of this past influence, an independent advisory...
April 22, 2009 - 6:52am
April 9, 2009
Amended bill implementing tobacco control measure killed
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota House has killed the bill that implements the tobacco control measure voters passed last November.
April 9, 2009 - 3:20pm
Tobacco groups blast House changes
BISMARCK -- Backers of last year's successful tobacco control initiated measure say the state House is defying the will of voters by deleting part of the program passed in the November election. House members, insisting they're improving what voters approved, voted 57-34 along party...
April 9, 2009 - 8:09am