Election 2020

State board certifies Joe Biden as winner in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota’s state canvassing board has unanimously certified the state’s election results. It’s an ordinarily routine task that drew closer attention due to President Trump’s efforts to delay it in key states. The board agreed 5-0 that Joe Biden defeated Trump in Minnesota by just over 233,000 votes, or about 7 percentage points. Biden therefore officially got…

LIVE: Minnesota Secretary Of State Calls State’s Election “A Model For The Nation”

Secretary Of State Steve Simon Joins KVRR Morning Show

  Amid national controversy and unfounded claims of election fraud, Minnesota’s Secretary of State calls his state’s election process “a model for the nation”. Steve Simon joined KVRR’s morning show Monday. He says just a hair under 80 percent of eligible voters cast ballots this month, the highest voter turnout in the country. He credits elections workers in each of…

Nearly 1,600 military and overseas ballots cast in North Dakota Presidential Election

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger says 1,594 military and overseas voters in 85 countries cast a ballot in the Presidential Election. They used North Dakota’s secure electronic ballot system created in 2012. Jaeger says it’s a commitment that dates back over 28 years when fax machines were used to provide the best possible voting…

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…

OneFargo ND hosts Celebration of Unity following election

Election of Biden/Harris gets community talking about the future of the United States

FARGO, N.D.– OneFargo hosts what they’re calling a “celebration of unity” following the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Due to rising COVID cases in North Dakota, the event was on Facebook Live and features members of the community. Participants discuss the current political climate, election results, and their thoughts on the country moving forward. Despite the group’s positivity…

Community members react to election results

FARGO, N.D. — The announcement of President-elect Joe Biden taking the lead and winning the election came as a surprise to some around Fargo. Some who voted in this year’s election expressed their concerns regarding the outlook of the presidency come Inauguration Day. They say a few major topics of concern for them include division among voters from both parties,…

MN Secretary of State says Election Day ran smoothly

Simon says the state adapted and adjusted by emphasizing voting in the spring and summer.

MINNESOTA – Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon says even in the middle of a pandemic, the state was able to pull off a textbook election. Simon says the state adapted and adjusted by emphasizing voting in the spring and summer. He adds on Election Day there was really good traffic management, sufficient quality and quantity of personal protective equipment…

Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith keeps seat, says her priority will be Covid-19 relief package

Smith says she was re-elected because Minnesotans are looking for leadership that can focus on them and what they need.

MINNESOTA – Minnesota Senator Tina Smith wins re-election and says she will continue to get work done to accomplish things for Minnesotans. Smith says she was re-elected because Minnesotans are looking for leadership that can focus on them and what they need. She adds even during a time where Washington has been so divided, she has been able to get…

Attorney general says Burgum has no authority to fill dead candidate’s seat

Wayne StenehjemBISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) – North Dakota’s attorney general says Gov. Doug Burgum has no authority to appoint a coal company executive to fill a state House seat won by a Republican candidate who died before the election. Burgum announced that he was appointing BNI Energy President Wade Boeshans to the seat won Tuesday by David Andahl, who died last…

WATCH: Biden issues statement on Presidential Election

WASHINGTON – Joe Biden says he’s not ready to declare victory as vote counting continues in the presidential election, but he says, “When the count is finished, we believe we will be the winners.” Biden addressed reporters Wednesday afternoon from Wilmington, Delaware, alongside his running mate, California Sen. Kamala Harris. Biden says, “Every vote must be counted.” He added, “We…