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James Kerian: North Dakota Democrat Contributor Calls Republican Senator A "Bitch"

James Kerian: North Dakota Democrat Contributor Calls Republican Senator A "Bitch"

Politics is a messy business.  It’s full of insults, smears and money.  But even in the mud pit that is American politics it can be instructive to see where one group or party most intensely focuses its contempt. The Democrats have eighteen candidates for the ND State Senate in this election.  They have raised a

League Of Women Voters Did Poor Job With District 35 Debate

Yesterday I wrote a post analyzing the fundraising in North Dakota’s various legislative races. One race, in particular, stood out because of the huge amount of money involved so far. Democrat Senate candidate Erin Hill-Oban, running in District 35, has raised nearly $65,000 for her race alone, not counting the $22,000 raised by her House

ND Republicans Have Legislative Fundraising Advantage, Dems Have Some Opportunities

Yesterday I took a look at the fundraising in North Dakota’s statewide campaigns and, not surprisingly, the Republicans have a substantial advantage though Democrats have an opportunity in at least one race (Agriculture Commissioner). Today I took a look at the fundraising in the Legislative races and it’s pretty much the same story. Republicans have

So Far Democrats Have Zero Legislative Candidates In Western North Dakota

Much as they did last election cycle, North Dakota Democrats plan on making the impact of the Bakken oil boom on the state an issue in their campaigns. Already we’re seeing their statewide candidates look to make oil impacts a wedge issue, and Democrats have been attacking the Republican-dominated state government’s handling of oil issues

North Dakota Democrats Have No Announced Legislative Candidates In 8 Of 10 Districts So Far

I’ve written a lot about North Dakota Democrats struggling to find statewide candidates (more on that below). It looks like they’re struggling in legislative races as well. So far, according to the state party website, Democrats have held district conventions in ten odd-numbered districts (the odds are on the ballot this cycle). Of those ten,

North Dakota District Conventions: Bismarck Area Guide

This post is part of a continuing series highlighting the potential state legislative candidates from each district for their party’s nomination. For more information on this series, refer to the “SAB’s Guide To North Dakota District Conventions: A Government Of People Who Show Up” post. The Districts: 7, 30, 32, 35, and 47 Click on a