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OUR OPINION: Election Day efficiency wins our vote

November 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

While Election Day in Minnesota and North Dakota wasn’t trouble-free, it did proceed in general with efficiency and dispatch. Congratulations to the secretaries of both states. Continue Reading

Share your Election Day photos with the Tribune

November 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The Tribune wants to see your Election Day photos. While you’re out voting today or watching the results come in tonight, tweet or instagram a picture with the hashtag #wct2012. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: The most important election (again)

November 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

“The Republic is approaching what is to be one of the most important elections in its history.”
So said The New York Times in a much-talked-about editorial.
In 1888.
Although in hindsight, it’s hard to conclude that Benjamin Harrison’s presidency actually lived up to the Times’ claim. Continue Reading

Judge blocks ND Election Day campaign ban

October 31, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A federal judge on Wednesday barred state and local prosecutors from enforcing North Dakota’s ban on Election Day campaigning, saying the century-old restriction violates political speech rights. Continue Reading

Down to the wire

October 28, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Absentee ballots pouring in; area counties expect high voter registration on election day
WORTHINGTON While the deadline to pre-register to vote in Minnesota was Oct. 16, residents of the state still have an opportunity to cast a ballot in November’s general election by registering at their polling place on election day. Continue Reading

Ex-GOP leader fights Election Day campaign ban in ND

October 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A former North Dakota Republican Party chairman who doesn’t want to take down the political signs in his yard before Nov. 6 has filed a federal lawsuit challenging a century-old state law that bans campaigning on Election Day. Continue Reading

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Cass County ballot count may prompt change in law

November 9, 2010 in INFORUM

Election Day postmarks raise question regarding absentee votes

A split decision by Cass County’s canvassing board to accept absentee ballots postmarked on Election Day has prompted one legislator to consider introducing a bill to clarify the law. Continue Reading

How to vote in southwest North Dakota

October 29, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

Elections are only three days away. County Auditors and other election workers are busy getting ready for the big day.
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Tea party pushes for change

October 16, 2010 in INFORUM

Supporters want to ‘vote the bums out’

BISMARCK With just weeks to go until Election Day, North Dakota tea party supporters rallied Saturday at the state Capitol to encourage residents to take back the country and “vote the bums out.” Continue Reading