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ND Dem-NPL Party endorses candidates for six races

MINOT, N.D. (KVRR) – The North Dakota Democratic NPL Party endorses candidates for six races, but failed to recruit candidates for secretary of state and tax commissioner. Participants at the convention in Minot have voted to back University of Jamestown engineering Professor Katrina Christensen for Senate. University of Mary Senior Student Success Advisor Mark Haugen has been picked to run…

North Dakota Dem-NPL elects Patrick Hart as new chair

Hart is a small business owner living in Bismarck

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — Dem-NPL leaders from across North Dakota elected Patrick Hart to serve as the new State Party Chair on Saturday. Hart is a small business owner living in Bismarck. He previously served as the Dem-NPL Vice Chair. Vice Chair Kari Breker, DNC Committeeman Adam Goldwyn, Treasurer Tracey Wilkie, and Secretary Birgit Pruess were also elected. “Together, we’ll…

Kylie Oversen will not seek fourth term as Dem-NPL Chairwoman

Oversen says, "With a heavy but grateful heart, I wanted to let you know that I will not be seeking a fourth term as Chairwoman of the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party."

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota’s Democratic-NPL Chair announces she will not be running for a fourth term. Kylie Oversen has held that position for the last six years. She says, “stepping away is extremely difficult, but I know I will be leaving the party in a good position and in good hands.” After her term is up, Oversen says…

Dem-NPL Party on what a Biden-Harris administration means for rural communities

Although more Americans nationwide voted for Joe Biden to be the next president, that wasn't the case in North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — As general election results rolled in, the night of November 3rd was a tough one for democrats in North Dakota. “It was not because we didn’t have good candidates or the right strategy. We’re just — we’re in a state that is increasingly conservative and that supported Trump by a large margin,” says Democratic-NPL Party Chairwoman Kylie…

Democratic candidates from ND District 16 hope to give voice to the underrepresented

House candidates Hamida Dakane and Tracey Wilkie and senate candidate Kari Breker are running as a team to represent District 16 in the upcoming state legislative election.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — There was something unsettling about the North Dakota legislature that instantly stood out to Hamida Dakane. “If you look in the North Dakota house, whether it is Republican or Democrat or independent, the gender women is not represented well,” said Dakane. Dakene is hoping to be one of the faces to start changing that. She is…

Dem-NPL Governor Candidate Lenz Announces Running Mate

Vig is a farmer and former lawmaker from Steele County.

NORTH DAKOTA – The Democratic-NPL endorsed candidate for governor of North Dakota announced her running mate. Dr. Shelley Lenz, who is a veterinarian and small business owner, has picked Ben Vig for Lieutenant Governor. Vig is a farmer and former lawmaker from Steele County. He was elected to represent District 23 in the State Legislature in 2006. He served until…

Dem-NPL: Possibility of getting results of ND caucuses on Wednesday

FARGO, N.D. – A Democratic-NPL spokesperson says we may have to wait until Wednesday to see results from North Dakota’s caucuses. Voters in North Dakota’s Democratic caucus saw long lines at the F-M Labor Temple, the only precinct in Fargo. Some say they had to wait in line for two hours. Democrats were expecting a big surge in turnout thanks…

North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum Wants Your Vote Again

Governor Burgum made the announcement online overnight

FARGO, N.D.- His first campaign stop was in Fargo surrounded by friends, family and supporters. Burgum highlighted some of his accomplishments from the past four years. He talked about the progress on criminal justice reform and the Free through Recovery program that helps people battling addiction. Burgum also talks about how he was able to solve the Dakota Access Pipeline…

Democratic NPL Prepares for Next Election with Burgers and Music

Summerfest is an annual community event put up by the party to meet their voters

FARGO, ND — As democrats in North Dakota approach the 2018 election season, part of their strategy involves burgers, brats and music. Summerfest 2017 brought many of the state’s Democratic NPL politicians to Rheault Farm in Fargo. The smells of fresh patties and Merrill Piepkorn’s music are a small part the Democratic-NPL campaign strategy. “It’s really just a chance for…

District 16 Cass County Democrats Welcome Special Guest

West Fargo Fire Chief Dan Fuller shared the status of the department

FARGO, ND– The District 16 Cass County Democratic NPL welcomed a special guest at its monthly meeting to talk about a big change in West Fargo. Fire Chief Dan Fuller shared the status of the department. Volunteer firefighters have recently moved to serving full time. Staff is needed as the city is responding to a record amount of calls. Last…