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Lawsuit Seeks to Restore Voting Rights for Felons in Minnesota

The lawsuit would affect more than 52,000 people.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the state of Minnesota to restore the voting rights of convicted felons who are on supervised release or probation. The group’s Minnesota chapter says the lawsuit filed Monday in Ramsey County District Court would affect more than 52,000 people who live and work in their communities, raise families and pay taxes…

It’s Been 100 Years Since Women’s Suffrage

a local group is celebrating with a centennial party and pie social

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s been 100 years since women were given the right to vote in the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Over the next year and a half, the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County and the League of Women Voters will have all kinds of events to celebrate Women’s Suffrage. This afternoon it began the…

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…

Donald Trump, Jr. Visits North Dakota To Encourage People To Vote For Cramer And Armstrong

Polling shows both men with wide leads over their competitors

WILLISTON, N.D. — President Donald Trump’s eldest son is in North Dakota tonight at a campaign event for Republican Kevin Cramer’s U.S. Senate bid. Donald Trump, Jr. and his girlfriend, former FOX News host Kimberly Guilfoyle, posted this picture to Twitter of a Get Out the Vote event at Williston High School. Cramer posted video to Facebook of the crowd rushing…

What Moorhead School Board Candidates Have to Say a Month Ahead of the Election

There are six candidates running for the Moorhead School Board but only three spots are up for grabs

MOORHEAD, Minn. — There are six candidates running for the Moorhead School Board but only three spots are up for grabs. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen joins us to tell us what the candidates had to say at a League of Women Voters Debate. Jessie? All of the candidates touched on topics like school safety, funds for gifted and talented programs and…

Unite for Justice Rally Gathers Advocates Come to Fargo: Why they are Against Judge Kavanaugh

They feel with Kavanaugh in office,  human rights and the rights of workers, women and natives are in danger

FARGO, N.D. — Unite for Justice rallies are happening all over the country and two groups brought one to Fargo. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen explains why those who attended are trying to prevent Brett Kavanaugh from getting on the Supreme Court. “What do you have in a country if you don’t have a rule of law and if you don’t have…

New Technology and High Voter Turnout Changes the Voting Experience for People in Moorhead

The lines moved faster, the process took quicker and it's all because of some new technology...poll pads

MOORHEAD, Minn. — As Minnesotans lined up to vote in the primaries, many noticed new technological changes that sped up the process. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us about some of the changes and how they have affected voters. “I was at a polling location when they first opened this morning and those first couple voters first came in right as…

Group Trying to Change ND Constitution Has Enough Signatures to Get on Ballot

Group trying to bar non-U.S. citizens from voting in North Dakota

NORTH DAKOTA — A group wanting to change the North Dakota Constitution to bar non-U.S. citizens from voting says it has enough signatures to get on the ballot. Bismarck State Senate candidate Gary Emineth submitted more than 35,000 signatures to the secretary of state’s office for review. The amendment’s supporters needed almost 27,000 to put the measure in the hands…

Protesters Demostrate Against Rep. Cramer’s Healthcare Vote

The U.S. House voted to pass the healthcare bill on this day last year

FARGO, N.D. — One year after Rep. Kevin Cramer’s vote for the American Health Care Act, North Dakotans gathered to protest against his stance. Protesters gathered at the North Dakota Republican’s Fargo office to bring awareness to what they say is the need for healthcare. The demonstration was organized by the North Dakota Democratic–NPL party. People who participated say Cramer’s stance…

Will Recreational Marijuana Soon Be Legal in North Dakota?

Secretary of State, Al Jaeger, approved the petition for circulation on Friday and says about 13,500 qualified signatures are needed to put it to a statewide vote next year

NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota may see a future with legal recreational marijuana if supporters can get enough signatures. Secretary of State, Al Jaeger, approved the petition for circulation on Friday and says about 13,500 qualified signatures are needed to put it to a statewide vote next year. According to sponsors the petition is looking to make it legal to…