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Voters to decide secretary of state race

November 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

North Dakota voters cast ballots Tuesday to determine the North Dakota secretary of state race.

The secretary of state’s office administers elections within the state and also handles business registrations, among other tasks.

Republican incu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fairfield blames secretary of state for failure of technology project: Jaeger defends his work for the state

October 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — April Fairfield, Democratic candidate for secretary of state, once again criticized her opponent for not doing enough to speed up the technological advancement of his office.
Fairfield called Secretary of State Al Jaeger “stuck in the pa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fairfield continues to criticize Jaeger over voter ID law

September 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Expired driver’s licenses will be acceptable forms of identification at the polls, Secretary of State Al Jaeger wrote in an email to county auditors this week.
Jaeger said he sent the email as a clarification to address confusion among c…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Jaeger touts ‘Easy as Pie’ voter education campaign: Fairfield afraid law will disenfranchise voters

July 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger said few people tried to vote in the recent primary election without the proper identification.
He credited that fact to the “Easy as Pie” voter education campaign that included television a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Shared parenting initiative sponsors submit signatures

June 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Sponsors of a proposed ballot measure that would create a law providing for equal parenting rights and decision-making responsibility in child custody cases have submitted signatures for review to try to put the measure to voters in Nove…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

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 thedickinsonpress.com

Voters deciding deadline for filing petition signatures

June 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – North Dakota voters were deciding Tuesday whether to move up the deadline for filing initiated petitions submitted by citizens trying to change state law or the constitution at the ballot box.

Measure 1, the lone statewide measure on …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Petition for extension: Secretary of state challenger urges ‘no’ vote on June ballot measure, Jaeger defends it

May 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The Democratic candidate for secretary of state joined a conservative activist Tuesday in urging North Dakota voters to reject a proposal that both said could have a chilling effect on voter-driven ballot measures.
North Dakotans will v…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Judge says online voter registration illegal

April 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie illegally set up an online voter registration system, a judge ruled Monday.

Ramsey County Judge John Guthmann ordered Ritchie to end online registration at midnight today, but said anyone who …continue reading on dglobe.com

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