VOTERS

North Dakota, Tribes Reach Settlement Over Voter ID Lawsuit

The proposed federal consent decree was announced Thursday.

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota has reached a proposed settlement with American Indians who sued over the state’s voter ID laws. The proposed federal consent decree announced jointly Thursday by tribal lawyers and the state comes after a federal judge ruled tribes have a right to challenge the state’s requirement that voters have ID with a verified street address. Native Americans have…

Cass County Asking Voters To Help Decide On New “I Voted” Sticker

The Winner Will Be Decided In April

FARGO, N.D. – Cass County is asking people to vote for the newest “I voted” sticker for the 2020 primary. The over 100 submissions crafted by the young artists of fourth grade classrooms across the county are being used to encourage voter registration. The winning vote will get passed onto the state government to compete against other counties with the…

Voters Approve Three Bond Measures in Barnesville School District.

Voters approved a $24.5 million facility upgrade for both the elementary and high school.

BARNESVILLE, MINN. (KFGO) – Voters in the Barnesville School District approved three bond measures for school improvements in a special election Tuesday. More than 1600 ballots were cast. Voters approved a $24.5 million facility upgrade for both the elementary and high school by a margin of 1,082 to 627. The second bond for a $1.6 million expansion of the auditorium…

Meeting Face-to-Face With Voters for Summerfest 2019

It's the 20th year that the Cass County Democratic-NPL is hosting Summerfest to get information to local voters

  FARGO, N.D.– Summerfest 2019 is bringing voters face to face with their state legislators. It’s the 20th year that the Cass County Democratic-NPL is hosting Summerfest to get information to local voters. And this year, legislators hope to get to know the people they serve a little better. “One of the things I really enjoy about Summerfest is being…

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…

Minn. Secretary of State Steve Simon Rallies Voters

He is being challenged by Republican candidate John Howe

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon was in town to meet and greet with volunteers before joining them to go door–to–door. Simon, who is running for re–election, is challenged by Republican candidate John Howe. Simon says this year, the number of registered voters and absentee ballots cast so far have doubled from previous years. “It really centers around…

Former Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu Joins Heitkamp At Phone Banking Event

They greeted supporters, and po'boys were served

FARGO, N.D. — With less than two weeks before Election Day, both sides are busy trying to get as many voters out as possible. Former Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.)  joined Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) for a phone banking event. They greeted supporters, and volunteers could enjoy po’boys. They spoke about the importance of every vote, because the more people that turn…

Rep. Kevin Cramer Goes Door-to-Door on Campaign Trail

Cramer is making phone calls and knocking on doors to gain votes before the election

FARGO, N.D. — We’re only 100 days away from the senate election race. Rep. Kevin Cramer is making phone calls and knocking on doors to gain votes before the big day. Congressman Kevin Cramer says one of the things that makes North Dakota a good state for national, political activism is its size. “It’s a small state, very few voters and…

League of Women Voters Helping Candidates for Fargo City Commission Attract Voters

Mahoney says it's all about electing people that will create change people are looking for

FARGO, N.D. — Election season is in the air and the League of Women Voters is helping those running for Fargo City Commission attract voters. The vote for Fargo City Commission may not be until June 12th, but the League of Women Voters wants you to know more about the candidates. “As you listen to the answers and the responses…

Florida Company Will Monitor State’s Medical Marijuana

BioTrackTHC will monitor North Dakota's developing medical marijuana program

BISMARCK, N.D. — A Florida-based company will implement a system to monitor North Dakota’s developing medical marijuana program. BioTrackTHC has similar contracts in six other states including Delaware, which has a medical marijuana program similar to what North Dakota plans. The Fort Lauderdale company was chosen from among six proposals. The management system will track medical marijuana from seed to…