2020 ELECTION

North Dakota woman who voted twice receives deferred sentence

MINOT, N.D. – A Minot woman who voted twice in last fall’s election has received a deferred sentence. Forty-five-year-old Ashlee Monique Deschamp pleaded guilty to a Class A misdemeanor election offense. North Central District Court Judge Richard Hagar deferred her 360-day sentence and ordered her to pay $325 in court costs. The charge will be dismissed if Deschamp complies with…

Joe Biden addresses nation as vote count continues

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden stood on the cusp of winning the presidency Friday night, three days after Election Day, as the long, exacting work of counting votes widened his lead over President Donald Trump in critical battleground states. High turnout, a massive number of mail-in ballots and slim margins between the two candidates all contributed to the delay…

Armstrong wins second term in U.S. House

FARGO (KVRR) – North Dakota Congressman Kelly Armstrong will serve another term. Armstrong, a Republican, easily defeated Democrat Zach Racknerud and Libertarian candidate Steven Peterson. Armstrong has served in the House since 2019. Tags: 2020 ELECTION, Kelly Armstrong

Burgum elected to second term

FARGO (KVRR) – Gov. Doug Burgum has been elected to a second term. The Republican governor defeated Democratic challenger Shelley Lenz, a veterinarian from Killdeer. Burgum was first elected governor in 2016. Tags: 2020 ELECTION, DOUG BURGUM

Klobuchar, Smith, Heitkamp make campaign stops in Glyndon, Moorhead

GLYNDON & MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith and former North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp are working to get out the vote. For them, taking a stroll through the Koester family farm in Glyndon, Minnesota is a reminder of what’s on the line this election. “It remains that we need to help rural America, and we…