election

Special Election To Be Held In Minnesota’s 2nd District After Candidate Dies

The 2nd District is currently served by Congresswoman Angie Craig, a Democrat

GOODHUE CO., Minn. — A Legal Marijuana Now Party candidate running for the U.S. House of Representatives in Minnesota’s Second Congressional District has died. Adam Weeks was a farmer in Goodhue County. A cause of death was not released. Votes in the race will not be counted since state law says if a major party nominee dies within 79 days…

KVRR Talks To Health Secretary About COVID-19 Vaccine Progress

FARGO, N.D. — In an interview with KVRR, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar says three coronavirus vaccine trials are in phase three or the final stage. More than 30-thousand people are in each trial which Azar says is unprecedented in size. “We think it is very credible that by the end of this year we’ll have the high…

Kanye West files to get on Minnesota ballot for third-party presidential bid

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – Rapper Kanye West’s representatives filed paperwork Tuesday seeking to get West on Minnesota’s November ballot as a third-party presidential candidate. West’s reps arrived at the Minnesota Secretary of State’s office not long before the 5 p.m. Tuesday deadline to file paperwork for third-party bids. A spokeswoman for Secretary of State Steve Simon said it could take…

Absentee Voting higher then last election during Minnesota Primary Election

In-person voting during the Minnesota primary election this year isn't as popular as it has been in previous elections, according to election officials.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – As we creep closer to the General Election in November, the Minnesota State Primary may be able to show us a preview of what voting will look like. In-person voting during the Minnesota primary election this year isn’t as popular as it has been in previous elections, according to election officials. At Bethesda Lutheran Church in Moorhead,…

Biden selects California Sen. Kamala Harris as running mate

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden has chosen California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate. It’s a move that fulfills the wish of Democrats clamoring to see a woman of color on a major party’s presidential ticket for the first time in history. The 55-year-old Harris was elected to the Senate in 2016 after serving as California’s attorney general….

Gardner picks name out of hat to break tie, chooses new city council member

The election for the second seat in the Gardner city council resulted in a tie between Carey Hanson and Patrick Nelson. Nelson's name was picked out of hat and he will be the next city council member.

GARDNER, N.D. — Patrick Nelson will take the last open city council seat in Gardner, ND. He earned the spot in a way that hasn’t ever been done in Gardner. There were three candidates on the ballot for two open city council seats. It’s not often that a small town like Gardner, with a population of around 120, sees people…

North Dakota Legal Groups React To DACA Supreme Court Vote

President Trump took to Twitter to say the courts won't provide a decision based on the rule of law and he will have to start the process all over again.

FARGO, N.D. — With a 5-4 vote by the Supreme Court thousands of DACA members avoided possible deportation after President Donald Trump planned to cancel the immigration program. Organizations like Lutheran Social Services and the ACLU are saying this is a big win. “It allows the folks to work in the United States and prevents them from being deported; and…

Recount Set For Tied Gardner Council Race, Two Candidates Got 8 Votes Each

the recount will take place at 9:30 Monday morning

FARGO, N.D. — A recount for a tie in the council race in tiny Gardner, North Dakota is set for Monday at the Cass County Annex. As KVRR first reported Tuesday, Carey Hanson and Patrick Nelson each got 8 votes in the election but Nelson was declared the winner on the vote.nd.gov website. That is an error according to Cass…

Official Results in West Fargo Commission Race, School Board To Have Recount

Official results of the June 9th mail-in ballot only election

Mandy George and Mark SimmonsWEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo officially has a new city commissioner named Mandy George, a pilot for Bell Bank. George and incumbent Mark Simmons are the winners of two open seats on the commission in official results of the June 9th mail-in ballot only election. George was the top vote-getter and ran on a platform…