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SD GOP activist must pay $500 over subpoenas

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A South Dakota Republican activist convicted of breaking state election law has been ordered to pay $500 to two people by a judge who ruled that Daniel Willard was being vindictive when he tried to force them to testify.

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SD GOP activist must pay $500 over subpoenas

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A South Dakota Republican activist convicted of breaking state election law has been ordered to pay $500 to two people by a judge who ruled that Daniel Willard was being vindictive when he tried to force them to testify.

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Hurricane blows presidential campaigns into Minnesota

October 30, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Hurricane Sandy has blown presidential campaigns into Minnesota.
As a storm forced President Barack Obama, challenger Mitt Romney and others to cancel East Coast campaign stops, their campaigns looked toward what some see as a newly competitive Minnesota. Continue Reading

GOP senators say Ritchie campaigns against voter ID amendment

October 9, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie uses state funds to campaign against a proposed constitutional amendment that would require voters to show photographic identification, two Republican state senators allege in a complaint filed Thursday. Continue Reading

GOP: Ritchie campaigns against amendment

October 4, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie uses state funds to campaign against a proposed constitutional amendment that would require voters to show photographic identification, two Republican state senators allege in a complaint filed Thursday. Continue Reading

OPINION: Online campaign store is a conflict of interest

June 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic

For more than a year, a member of Secretary of State Jason Gant’s staff ran an online company that sold political campaign materials while he was also working in the Secretary of State Office.
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UPDATE: Adelstein seeks review of ‘impropriety … possible illegal activity’ at Powers’ website

June 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Sen. Stan Adelstein asks Attorney General Marty Jackley whether Secretary of State Jason Gant should be impeached or removed from office if impropriety or misbehavior is found. Continue Reading

Adelstein seeks AG review of Powers’ online campaign store

June 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

As Secretary of State employee, Powers could be guilty of conflict of interest and possibly illegal activity, senator says. Continue Reading

Dalrymple has a $1 million lead over Taylor in campaign funds

June 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple has a $1 million campaign fundraising advantage over his Democratic challenger, according to finance reports released this week. Continue Reading

Romney campaigns in Iowa

May 15, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Candidate pins ‘prairie fire of debt’ on Obama
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Tuesday painted President Barack Obama as a reckless steward of the country’s economy and, as proof, pointed to “a financial crisis of debt and spending that threatens what it means to be an American.” Continue Reading