Say what you want about North Dakota’s lawmakers, but they’re good about showing up for work

MINOT, N.D. — We’re coming into campaign season, and the process of picking candidates for the ballot is nearly completed.

That has voters weighing a lot of things about their representatives, like votes and ideology.

But how about attendance? After all, a lawmaker can’t vote if they don’t show up for work. Their ideology is meaningless if they aren’t in committee rooms to help shape policy.

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Rob Port is the editor of, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and host of the Plain Talk Podcast which you can subscribe to by clicking here.

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