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Voting organizations call for fair districting in North Dakota

"This is about representation. This is about having equal access to electing somebody that knows the community."

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) — State voting leaders are discussing the 2021 legislative redistricting process in North Dakota. Leaders from Voters First, the League of Women Voters, Native Vote and the BadAss Grandmas for Democracy are calling for fair legislative districting by the 2021 North Dakota legislative Redistricting Committee. The organizations are asking for districting concepts that would give better representation…

MSUM Professor Discusses Inefficiencies of Public Opinion Polling

Philip Baumann also says the over-saturation of polls causes less people to participate

MOORHEAD, Minn. — As candidates gear up for the home stretch of the election, an MSUM professor argues popularity polls are misleading when predicting a winner of the election. Philip Baumann says polls only reflect a small part of the population at a certain point. When he started studying polls 30 years ago, he saw that participation in these polls hovered…

League of Women Voters Explains Benefits of DACA Program to F-M Community

many people were concerned the American dream will no longer be attainable

FARGO, N.D. — The League of Women Voters hosted a free event on helping people understand what the end of the DACA program means for many people in the area. The event was held at the Kringen Lodge at the Sons of Norway and featured an immigration lawyer to speak on the national debate over President Trump’s rescinding of the DACA…

On KVRR Local News at 9: Moorhead School Board Forum for 13 Board Candidates

A forum for the special school board election will show us where they stand on local issues

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Voters in Moorhead are about to meet the 13 people running for one seat on the Moorhead School Board. A forum for the special school board election will show us where they stand on local issues. KVRR’s Nick Broadway joins us live from Moorhead with more. NICK BROADWAY, REPORTING: I’m LIVE here at the Moorhead Public Library…