Democratic NPL

Retired highway patrol sergeant reacts to third police-involved shooting in past month

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Five Fargo police officers and a North Dakota State Trooper are on paid leave after 35-year-old Andrew Martinez was shot and killed in Mapleton. A former sergeant with the North Dakota Highway Patrol says because of Fargo’s growing population, more crime and situations like police-involved shootings come with the territory. “We wanted to be a big…

ND Senate Minority Leader Joan Heckaman to retire

Courtesy: North Dakota Democratic-NPL PartyNEW ROCKFORD, N.D. (KVRR) – North Dakota Senate Minority Leader Joan Heckaman announces her retirement at the end of her term after being redistricted out of her New Rockford District. The Democratic-NPL State Senator is the first woman to serve as minority leader in the Legislature. She was first elected to the Senate in 2006. Dem-NPL…

Hoeven to seek third term in Senate

FARGO (KVRR) – Sen. John Hoeven is running for reelection.  Hoeven’s campaign office confirms that he plans to seek a third term in the Senate in 2022. “The answer is yes, Senator Hoeven is planning to run for re-election” according to Hoeven campaign spokesman Don Larson. Hoeven was first elected to the Senate in 2010, defeating Democrat Tracy Potter.  He…

Democratic-NPL Party not concerned Iowa issues could happen in ND caucus

NORTH DAKOTA – The Democratic-NPL Chair says North Dakotans shouldn’t worry about results being delayed like in Iowa. It’s a different process for voting in North Dakota’s caucus on March 10th. You can request a mail-in ballot by phone, email or online and send it in by March 5th. There are also 14 locations to vote in person in the…

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…