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Polling firm right on six of seven predictions

November 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic

But Mitchell natives far off mark in Fiegen-McGovern PUC race. Continue Reading

Bomb threat at technical college in Canby forces evacuation, disrupts voting

November 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

CANBY A bomb threat forced the temporary evacuation of the Minnesota West Community and Technical College campus in Canby this morning, as well as a polling place located there.

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Big changes await voters

April 26, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Things are going to be confusing for Alexandria voters this fall.
Not only will they be confronted with new candidates in newly drawn legislative districts, they’ll also be voting at a different place. Continue Reading

Grants available to improve polling places in Minnesota

September 3, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced this week that his office is currently seeking grant proposals from cities, townships and counties for accessibility improvements to polling places in Minnesota. Continue Reading

N.D. Senate defeats demand for more voting precincts

March 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota’s Senate has turned down a proposal to require cities of more than 1,000 people to have a polling place open on Election Day. Continue Reading

Cartoon by Mike Thompson

January 21, 2011 in West Central Tribune

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Mitchell natives say they will continue with polling

November 5, 2010 in The Daily Republic

A pair of Mitchell natives say their new South Dakota polling firm is here to stay, especially after they correctly called the outcome of all four elections they monitored.
Paul Nielson, 50, and Mark Nielson, 49, said their Nielson Brothers Polling firm is designed to provide a local alternative to national polling firms. It offered polling information on the U.S. House and governor’s races as well as on the smoking ban and medical marijuana votes. In all cases, NB Polling accurately predicted the winner in its final poll. Continue Reading

Area Polling Places

November 1, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Voters going to the polls Tuesday may vote from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voters still have a chance to vote absentee at county auditor’s offices today and Monday as well.
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