election day

Election Workers Adapting to New ND Mail-In Election

On election day, Buckhouse would usually be assisting hundreds of election workers with the various problems that arise at polling sites across Cass County, but today, her phone has been quiet.

FARGO, N.D. – “There’s a lot of difference between what we are doing now and a regular election cycle,” said Cass County Election Coordinator DeAnn Buckhouse. According to DeAnn Buckhouse, this election cycle has had her staff adjust to a lot of changes, but it’s still keeping workers as busy as previous elections. On election day, Buckhouse would usually be…

Voters Cite Measure 3, Agriculture for Reasons They Voted

Voters began arriving at the Ramada Inn, one of the 26 voting locations in Cass County, before 7am

CASS/CLAY COUNTY– People are casting their ballots in the 2018 midterm election. Voters arrived at the Fargo Ramada Inn, one of the 26 voting locations offered in Cass County, before the polls even opened at 7:00 AM. “That was the busiest I think I’ve seen in quite a while as far as working several elections,” Cass County voting inspector Jan…

Coming Down the Home Stretch: Congressman Cramer Gears up for Election Day

The Republican nominee for Senate talked with potential voters at the NDSU tailgate

FARGO, N.D. — Just days before his race with Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) comes to a close, Congressman Kevin Cramer (R-ND) decided to mix two of his favorite things together: meeting North Dakotans and enjoying some NDSU football. “There’s big crowds of voters, people that I know, so I just decided to come out here and say hi to friends,…

Supporters, Opponents of Measure 3 Gear Up for Election Day

If Measure 3 passes, North Dakota would be the tenth state to legalize recreational marijuana

FARGO, N.D. — When Becky Muhs was diagnosed with cancer three years ago, doctors told her that without radiation she would die in a matter of months. But she decided to go her own way to get healthy. “Many people choose cannabis as their last resort, and have had great results, so why would I not choose something as my first…

Former U.S. Attorney For ND Says Voters’ Address Issues Continue With Central Voter File

BISMARCK, N.D. – Amid issues that North Dakotans won’t be able to vote if they don’t have an address on their ID, Republican Secretary of State Al Jaeger says “every voter will be given a ballot.” However, he has not said every ballot will be accepted. Native American tribes failed with legal challenges to the law. They argue many people on…

Cass & Clay County Residents Participate in Early Voting

In order to vote in both Cass and Clay counties, residents need a valid state ID or proof of residency

FARGO– Early voting has started in Cass County and people are jumping at the chance to cast their ballots for the November election. “Having this kind of a crowd early on the first day of early voting is not normal, but that’s good,” Cass County auditor Mike Montplaisir said. Voting early is made simple in both Cass and Clay Counties….

Cramer, Heitkamp Go Head-to-Head in First Debate in Bismarck

The two candidates went back and forth on major key issues

BISMARCK, N.D. — With the eyes of the nation looking on, Senator Heidi Heitkamp and Congressman Kevin Cramer went toe–to–toe on the debate stage for the first time. After being clouded in controversy over her campaign team printing the names of sexual assault victims without their permission, Senator Heitkamp started the night with an apology. “This is a terrible mistake and…

What You Need to Know About Your ND House Candidates Before Heading to the Polls

Kelly Armtrong is the GOP candidate from Dickinson, Mac Schneider is the Democratic-NPL candidate from Fargo

  FARGO, N.D. — Election Day is less than three weeks away. While North Dakota’s Senate race has gained most of the attention there’s also an important Congressional race. KVRR’s Danielle Church sat down with both major party candidates. Kelly Armstrong and Mac Schneider may be on different sides of the political spectrum, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have plenty…

MN AG Candidate Keith Ellison Discusses Voter Rights at MSUM

Ellison talked about accessibility to polls and barriers people face when voting

MOORHEAD, MN– Minnesota candidate for Attorney General Keith Ellison visited the MSUM campus to discuss rights for Minnesota voters. Ellison met with MSUM students, faculty, and people of the Moorhead community to talk about accessibility to the polls and barriers people face when voting. Students discussed the need for a centralized voting location on campus and more information on how…

Three Candidates Now Campaigning in Moorhead Mayoral Race

They are Johnathan Judd, Brenda Elmer and Newzad Brifiki

MOORHEAD, Minn. — After moving back to Moorhead 15 years ago from St. Paul, 45-year-old attorney Johnathan Judd is throwing his hat in the ring to become the city’s next mayor. “If you look around you, the people who have been supportive of me for all these years and all the conversations we’ve had about our city really has been inspirational…