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North Carolina voter ID law struck down by U.S. appeals court
WASHINGTON - A U.S. appeals court on Friday struck down a North Carolina law that required voters to show photo identification when casting ballots, ruling that it intentionally discriminated against African-American residents. The ruling is likely to be seen as a boost for Democratic...
News/Nation and World
July 29, 2016 - 6:30pm
A bipartisan way forward on Voter ID
Some issues are sure to languish in political stalemate. East is East and West is West, and at times, there’s just no meeting in the middle. But Voter ID is not one of those. A perfectly good compromise awaits. It might even be on its way to being accepted by both sides. Ironically,...
July 29, 2016 - 6:29am
June 15, 2016
Primary turnout strong in ND with precincts left to report
BISMARCK—More than 125,000 ballots were cast in the North Dakota primary election as of 10:40 p.m. Tuesday. The North Dakota Secretary of State's website showed 125,855 ballots cast, or about 22 percent of the state's estimated voting age population, with 386 of the 432 precincts...
June 15, 2016 - 7:51am
June 3, 2016
Clinton opens up double-digit lead over Trump nationwide: Reuters/Ipsos poll
NEW YORK - Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton has opened up a double-digit lead over Republican rival Donald Trump, regaining...
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June 3, 2016 - 4:30pm
March 14, 2016
Voting process in N.D. simple
It is easier and more voter-friendly to vote in North Dakota than in nearly every other state. That's not speculation. It's the conclusion of organizations and analysts that examine voting systems in the United States. North Dakota, which does not require prior voter registration...
March 14, 2016 - 6:38am
March 9, 2016
Voting by N.D. students will be more complicated with new law
FARGO—McKinley Theobald has volunteered in Fargo-Moorhead and canvassed in Iowa for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders. But the North Dakota State University junior still doesn't know where or how she will vote for Sanders in November, should he become the...
March 9, 2016 - 6:36am
January 6, 2016
Voter registration discussion focuses on verifying residency
BISMARCK — Concerns about verifying where voters live dominated the discussion Tuesday as state lawmakers continue to study whether North Dakota should become the 50th state to adopt voter registration. The Legislature voted last March to study a system of voter registration,...
January 6, 2016 - 6:46am
November 24, 2015
Kentucky governor restores voting rights of most felons
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear on Tuesday signed an executive order restoring voting rights to most felons in state in an action he said will affect some 180,000 people. Once felons have completed their sentences, including any probation or parole, and have made...
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November 24, 2015 - 7:00pm
June 6, 2015
Bravo to Relay participants, organizers
The Jamestown Sun hands out these bravos this week: * Bravo to the formation of the Bakken Organized Crime Strike Force. Authorities said more than 50 agents will target human traffickers, illegal drugs, weapons, white-collar criminals and other organized crime in oil-producing areas...
June 6, 2015 - 7:47am
April 8, 2015
Changes made to voting identification requirements
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Senate stripped language from legislation Tuesday that would have allowed voters to use a bill, bank statement or change-of-address form to prove their residency at the polls. Sen. Nicole Poolman, R-Bismarck, said county auditors had...
April 8, 2015 - 6:53am
November 24, 2014
Secretary of State and lawmakers propose changes to voter ID law
GRAND FORKS — The North Dakota Secretary of State’s Office and Grand Forks Democratic lawmakers are drafting separate bills to tweak the state’s voter identification law. The proposed legislation comes after reports of people being turned away from the polls on Election...
November 24, 2014 - 8:00am
November 13, 2014
For students, voting was not ‘easy as pie’
When critics branded North Dakota Republicans’ Voter ID law as a thinly veiled effort to depress Democratic votes, GOP supporters had a quick comeback: Getting an ID would be easy. In fact, claimed the secretary of state’s office, the whole voting process would be as “easy...
November 13, 2014 - 8:14am
November 5, 2014
People voting, visiting at Civic Center
John M. Steiner / The Sun People stand and visit Tuesday at the Jamestown Civic Center while others cast their votes on various races and m...
November 5, 2014 - 9:11am
November 4, 2014
Voters head to the polls today
Linda Chadduck will have an early start to her day today. Chadduck, deputy auditor/recorder for Stutsman County, will be at the Stutsman County...
November 4, 2014 - 7:47am
October 18, 2014
Early voting begins Monday
Voters wishing to avoid the crowds on Election Day Nov. 4 can vote early at the Stutsman County Courthouse beginning Monday. Voters will decide on the one senator and two representatives from District 29, which includes areas of Stutsman, Foster and LaMoure counties. Also on the...
October 18, 2014 - 8:42am