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Baumgarten: What do Christmas and elections have in common?

November 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

Now that elections and campaigning are over, all people want to talk about is how the Republicans took over, how measures that lost were awful, why certain measures or candidates lost or should have won, etc.
Some people want to talk about who is go…continue reading on

News-Chronicle exclusive: DFL and GOP candidates vie for your vote

October 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Ken Vogel

This fall, Minnesota’s DFL Governor Mark Dayton is facing off against a field of qualified challengers. Republican Jeff Johnson is the most significant threat, just 10 points behind Dayton in pre-election …continue reading on

MERCER: Why silence isn’t golden in elections

June 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — There is only one thing to be said if you voted in South Dakota’s primary elections: Thank you. There weren’t very many of you.

Republicans had 236,689 people registered for the June 3 elections and 75,497 of them actually voted.

Demo…continue reading on

Secretary of State Jaeger says servers to blame for website glitches on election night

June 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger said server problems were to blame for election results being inaccessible for periods of time Tuesday night on his office’s website.

Jaeger, who was in Fargo on Tuesday night, said he also …continue reading on

Our View: Don’t forget to go vote today, because it counts

June 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

We are all busy these days, especially here in our growing western North Dakota, but we all need to put the coffee cup down and leave for a few minutes early this morning for work so you can vote on your way.
Can’t do it this morning? Do it at lun…continue reading on

Candidates emerge for TH council, county seats

June 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

The candidate roster is set for open Two Harbors and county seats. The filing period ended Tuesday.
Two Harbors councilors and Lake County officials had to file by June 3 to secure a place on the November ballot. School district, Silver Bay and Beav…continue reading on

North Dakota Elections Blog

May 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

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North Dakota Elections Blog

May 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Dayton, Franken lead GOP rivals, poll finds

April 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Sen. Al Franken have double-digit leads over all their announced Republican challengers, according to a Suffolk University poll of Minnesota voters released Tuesday.

Fewer than half the voters said they plan …continue reading on

Letter to the editor: Republican candidate urges 3A voters to ‘vote smart’

April 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

From Eric Johnson

Candidate for State Rep., District 3A

My campaign for Minnesota House of Representatives here in District 3A is based on my “Vote Smart” platform. This platform includes the concepts of Smarter Taxes and Smarter Government…continue reading on

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