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Secretary of state pushes for harsher petition fraud penalties

January 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The 10 North Dakota State University football players charged with petition fraud over phony signatures on two statewide initiated measures last year did not receive harsh enough penalties, according to Secretary of State Al Jaeger. Continue Reading

Petition fraud case could spur changes in N.D. law

September 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The case of petition fraud that forced two would-be initiated measures off North Dakota’s November election ballot could prompt a change in state law, including a possible upgrade of the charge from a misdemeanor to a felony. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Stronger action needed at NDSU

September 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Petition fraud subverts democracy — and NDSU officials should recognize the seriousness of it. Continue Reading