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Organizers of abortion petition seek extension

June 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS – The sponsoring committee of a petition calling for a statewide vote on three anti-abortion laws passed in the last North Dakota legislative session intends to file for an extension on the petition date, but Secretary of State Al Jaeger said such an extension would be unconstitutional. Continue Reading

‘Equal parenting’ petition approved

June 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS The petition for an “equal parental rights” initiated measure has been approved by North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger, his office said Tuesday. Continue Reading

Language of ND abortion petitions approved

April 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS A group of local petitioners received the official go-ahead Friday from North Dakota’s secretary of state to begin collecting signatures to put three recently passed anti-abortion laws to a statewide vote. Continue Reading

Senate confirms Kerry nomination for State Dept.

January 29, 2013 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON (AP) The Senate has confirmed Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry as the next secretary of state.
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Obama nominates Sen. John Kerry for secretary of state

December 21, 2012 in The Daily Republic

President Barack Obama on Friday nominated Sen. John Kerry as his next secretary of state, elevating the longtime lawmaker and foreign policy expert to the top diplomatic job he had coveted. Continue Reading

Ritchie schools local leaders on Constitution

November 20, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie gave a brief history lesson on the state’s Constitution at the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities fall conference on Thursday, November 15. Continue Reading

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

Libertarian wants GOP, Dem opponents off ballot, too

August 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A Grand Forks man running for governor is seeking an injunction in Grand Forks County District Court to either remove the names of Republican and Democratic candidates to the ballot or add his as the Libertarian candidate. Continue Reading

State plans to study vote problems in Davison County

August 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Secretary of State Jason Gant names 4 auditors to panel that will meet Friday.

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Jackley: No evidence of crimes by Gant or Powers

July 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley said Tuesday he agrees with the state Division of Criminal Investigation that there exists no evidence of state criminal violations within the scope of DCI’s probe of South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant and his office’s former chief of operations, Pat Powers.
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