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ND Sec. of State: Petition signatures a problem

August 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Verifying more than 134,000 signatures on five proposed ballot measures is difficult when some names are illegible, says Secretary of State Al Jaeger, who believes signers should also be required to print their names on initiative petitions. Continue Reading

Putting chunk of oil money in outdoor fund may be on ballot

August 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota voters could decide whether to set aside 5 percent of the state’s oil and gas revenues for an outdoor heritage fund, an initiative that’s drawing some heavy opposition.
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ND Constitutional Measures Explained

June 8, 2012 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) – Election day is fast approaching. Poll workers and voters alike say the most confusing aspect of the upcoming primary are the four statewide measures on the ballot. Continue Reading

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UND Coaches: Concerns About Sioux Nickname’s Effects Are Real, Serious

June 5, 2012 in WDAZ

FARGO A group of University of North Dakota athletic coaches say the embattled Fighting Sioux nickname and logo will hurt their ability to recruit, damage relationships with other schools and limit opportunities for student athletes until it is retired. Continue Reading

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Backers of ND Religion Amendment Say It’s Needed

June 4, 2012 in WDAZ

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) Supporters of a proposed North Dakota constitutional amendment on religion say the idea’s been endorsed by a number of legal scholars.
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N.D. secretary of state warns against lex ballot measure petition handling

January 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Al Jaeger says he’s heard reports of petitions being left unattended for people to sign. Jaeger says that’s against the law, and signatures on those petitions may not be counted. Right now four petitions are being circulated, including two that relate to the University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux nickname. Continue Reading

Pending N.D. ballot measures need more signatures

March 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says backers of five initiative petitions will need more signatures. Continue Reading

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2 initiatives expected on North Dakota fall ballot

August 4, 2010 in INFORUM

BISMARCK Two years ago, advocates of an initiative to ban hunting within fenced game preserves fell 129 petition signatures short of putting their measure in front of North Dakota voters. Continue Reading

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Religion amendment won’t be on fall ballot in North Dakota

August 4, 2010 in INFORUM

The Religious Liberty Restoration Amendment will not be on North Dakota’s ballot this fall. Continue Reading