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Minn. primary turnout flirts with record low numbers

August 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota voters sat out Tuesday’s midsummer election in near-record numbers, producing the state’s second-worst primary turnout in 62 years. Despite several competitive congressional and legislative primaries, only about 9 percent of eligible voters cast ballots. Continue Reading

ND voters mull Fighting Sioux nickname clash

June 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Voters cast ballots Tuesday to resolve a bitter dispute over the University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux nickname, even as supporters of the moniker promised to resume the battle this fall regardless of the outcome. Continue Reading

Levings, Hall top Three Affiliated Tribes primary

September 23, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Three Affiliated Tribes chairman Marcus Levings will face former two-time chairman Tex Hall in November for a repeat of the election showdown four years ago on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. Continue Reading

Tea party scores big victories in primary elections

September 15, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

After a primary season shaped by economic pain and exasperated voters, the grass-roots, anti-establishment tea party movement can claim wins in at least seven GOP Senate races, a handful of Republican gubernatorial contests and dozens of House primary campaigns, and it influenced many others. Continue Reading