general election

ACLU of North Dakota launches voting rights campaign

Nearly half of eligible Americans don't vote in presidential elections, according to the PEW Research Center

FARGO, N.D. — The message behind the ACLU of North Dakota’s newest campaign isn’t about who you’re voting for. It’s simply about getting you to vote. According to the Secretary of State’s website, only 61% of eligible voters in North Dakota cast their vote in the 2016 general election. “In a world where truth is harder and harder to come…

Some Cass County voters confused by General Election mail-in ballots

CASS COUNTY, N.D.–The Cass County Finance Department says several Cass County residents have shown concern at already having received General Election ballots in the mail. Anyone who has received a mail-in ballot for the General Election would have previously completed an application during the Primary Election and opted to receive a ballot for all statewide elections. The Finance Department says…

City of Moorhead receives grant to ensure General Election is safe for voters

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The City of Moorhead accepted a grant for nearly $19,000 on Monday that will ensure a safe voting environment for the General Election. The Center for Tech and Civic Life awarded the grant. The City will use the money to replace all existing voting booths with new easy to disinfect ones. The grant money will also be used to…

379 Voters from 57 Counties Already Cast North Dakota Ballots

BISMARCK, N.D. — Votes for races in the general election in November are already coming in in North Dakota. Last Friday, ballots were made available to military and overseas voters. Secretary of State Al Jaeger says as of Wednesday morning, 379 voters in 57 countries had already cast their ballot. Jaeger says they were able to exercise their voting rights…

Cass County Finance Office preparing for in-person voting

Two of the six voting sites are in West Fargo and Casselton.

FARGO, N.D.–The Cass County Finance Office is hoping to resume in-person voting for the upcoming general election. The Finance Office has identified six voting sites out of the usual 38 to hold in-person voting at. The six sites were chosen due to their ability to accommodate high voter turnout while remaining socially distant. Two of the six sites are in…

Bernie Sanders supporter ‘scared’ for the nation now more than ever

Andrea Denault says she does not believe former Vice President Joe Biden is capable of beating Donald Trump

FARGO, N.D. — Some Bernie Sanders supporters in the area are weighing their options after he withdrew from the Democratic presidential nomination race. Andrea Denault of Fargo says it’s important for voters to remember that although Sanders is no longer running for president, his name is still on the ballot. States that have yet to vote in the Democratic primaries…