ND Secretary of State warns auditors about political materials at polling locations

By   /  October 30, 2014  /  North Dakota, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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By Rob Port | Watchdog.org North Dakota Bureau
BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota’s election officials are warning local officials to be careful about what type of voting guides are available at polling places.
The warning came after after complaints from supporters of a pro-life ballot measure about a voting guide they say is inaccurate.
The League of Women [...]

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Citizens say they were ‘exploited’ by ad promoting North Dakota ballot measure

By   /  October 28, 2014  /  North Dakota  /  No Comments

Screenshot from NDCWWP "Hunters" ad

A group of sportsmen who agreed to appear in advertising for the North Dakota Tourism Department were surprised to find themselves appearing in marketing for a controversial ballot measure.

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Money pours into race for ND ag commissioner, regulator of oil and gas

By   /  October 27, 2014  /  North Dakota  /  No Comments

Photos via Taylor4nd.com and ND.gov

In the final weeks of the election season, the North Dakota agriculture commissioner race is getting far more contributions from both Republicans and Democrats than any other.

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ND Democrat George Sinner calls for regulation on speech

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  First Amendment, News, North Dakota  /  No Comments

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George Sinner, a Democrat running to be North Dakota’s at-large member of the U.S. House, says he’s fed up with all the lying in his Republican opponent’s campaign advertising.

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North Dakota has almost 3 job openings for every unemployed person

By   /  October 21, 2014  /  North Dakota  /  No Comments

Photo courtesy of NDCourts.gov

The latest unemployment figures from North Dakota paint a familiar picture for citizens of the oil-rich state. A rock-bottom unemployment rate, and far more jobs than available workers, have become common themes.

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ND Democrat criticizes gender, skin color of Republican candidates

By   /  October 20, 2014  /  News, North Dakota  /  No Comments

Photo courtesy of Kris Wallman's campaign page on Facebook

A Democrat candidate for the state Legislature has criticized two Republican candidates in another district for their race and gender, but the Republicans say those things shouldn’t matter.

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