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ND Supreme Court To Decide If New Insurance Candidate Makes Ballot

Democrats Replaced Travisia Martin with Fargo insurance agent Jason Anderson

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Democrats have endorsed a new candidate for insurance commissioner. He is Fargo insurance agent Jason Anderson. He was endorsed after the state Supreme Court ruled the party’s initial nominee, Travisia Martin, was ineligible for the ballot. She hasn’t lived in the state long enough to hold the office. Democrats filed a petition on Monday with…

Election Day: how to find your polling place

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Minnesota’s Primary Election is on Tuesday. The Primary Election allows voters to choose their preferred candidates for the general election. Voters who do not know their polling place can visit sos.state.mn.us. The site also provides the districts for your precinct and the candidates on the ballot. Polling sites open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Voters who…

Group turns in signatures for redistricting reform measure

The group must obtain nearly 27,000 valid signatures.

FARGO, N.D. (AP)–A group looking to reform voting redistricting rules in North Dakota says it has collected enough signatures to get the proposed constitutional amendment on the ballot in November. Officials with North Dakota Voters First said Monday they submitted 36,708 signatures to Secretary of State Al Jaeger’s office. The group must obtain nearly 27,000 valid signatures from North Dakota…

Civil Engineer Jumps Into Race For Fargo City Commission

Two seats will be on the June ballot

FARGO, N.D. — Brad Shaffer joins the list of candidates running for a seat on the Fargo City Commission. The civil engineer says that while he has no elected city government experience, he is actively involved in several local and statewide organizations. Shaffer says he wants to be an independent voice for the people of Fargo. Two seats will be…

Minnesota’s Primary Election: When, Where and How to Vote

This will be Minnesota’s first presidential primary since 1992.

(FOX 9) – Minnesota will hold its presidential nomination primary on Tuesday, March 3—also known as Super Tuesday. Voters in 13 other states will also cast their ballots on Tuesday for who they want to represent their party in the general election in November. This will be Minnesota’s first presidential primary since 1992. The state Legislature passed legislation to move from a caucus system to a primary…

Minnesota Supreme Court Allows Only President Trump On GOP Primary Ballot

The decision clears the way for early voting in Minnesota's March 3 primary

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Supreme Court has rejected a Republican candidate’s attempt to join President Donald Trump on the state’s primary election ballot. The Republican Party of Minnesota is listing only Trump on its ballot. That drew a lawsuit from Lake Elmo voter James Martin and Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente, a businessman and frequent candidate who’s challenging Trump…

Recreational Marijuana Petitions Approved for Circulation

The petition will need 13,500 signatures by July 6.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A group seeking to legalize recreational marijuana in North Dakota can begin circulating petitions to try to bring the issue to voters. Secretary of State Al Jaeger approved the format of the petition on Monday. LegalizeND would need to gather and submit nearly 13,500 signatures by July 6 to get a proposed measure on the November ballot. The proposed…

Legalize ND Submits Paperwork For Statewide Vote

Legalize ND would need to gather nearly 13,500 valid signatures by July to get the measure on the ballot for the 2020 general election in November.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A group that wants to legalize recreational marijuana in North Dakota has submitted the required paperwork to the secretary of state to begin the approval process. Secretary of State Al Jaeger and Attorney General Wayne Stenjehem have up to seven days to review the proposed measure and decide whether to approve it for circulation so the…

Trump Only Republican on Presidential Primary Ballot in MN

Three other Republican candidates won't be listed.

MINNEAPOLIS–President Donald Trump isn’t the only Republican candidate running in the presidential primary, but he’ll be the only choice on the ballot in Minnesota. The Republican Party of Minnesota has informed the state Secretary of State that Trump will be the only name listed on the 2020 Republican primary ballot. Three other Republican candidates who many consider long shots won’t…

North Dakota Secretary of State Approves Format For Legal Weed Petition

The group will need to collect about 27,000 signatures by February to get it on the June 2020 ballot

BISMARCK, ND — The format of a petition to make cannabis legal in North Dakota has been approved by the secretary of state. The group behind the effort initially withdrew the petition to make some clarifications. The constitutional initiated measure would allow a person to grow, process and possess up to 12 cannabis plants. It would also license and regulate…