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Gary Emineth Photo by Tim Albrecht/Grand Forks Herald

Ban on Non-Citizen Voting Approved for North Dakota’s Ballot

Ban on Non-Citizen Voting Approved for North Dakota’s Ballot

A constitutional amendment which would explicitly ban non-citizen voting has been approved for North Dakota’s ballot according to a release from the Secretary of State’s office which you can read in full below. It’s a fairly simple policy proposal. Here are the changes it would make to Article II, Section 1 of the state constitution

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Podcast: Non-Citizen Voting Ballot Measure Has Approximately 15,000 Signatures and $100,000 From an Out of State Mystery Group

Gary Emineth joined me on the radio show today to talk about the ballot measure he’s backing which amends North Dakota’s constitution to ban non-citizen voting (read it at the link). Emineth, who is also running for the state Senate as a Republican in Bismarck, responded to some critics of the measure who say it’s

Bismarck businessman and former NDGOP Chairman Gary Emineth speaks about one of his businesses in Grand Forks. Tim Albrecht / Forum News Service

Petition Backing Constitutional Amendment Banning Non-Citizen Voting Approved for Circulation

Previously I wrote about a constitutional ballot measure effort, backed by erstwhile Republican U.S. Senate candidate Gary Emineth, currently a candidate for the state Senate in Bismarck, which would ban non-citizen voting in North Dakota’s constitution. That sort of voting is already illegal under state law, but Emineth told me in an interview the constitutional

Podcast: Gary Emineth Talks About Initiated Measure to Ban Non-Citizen Voting in State Constitution

On the radio show today Gary Emineth – former NDGOP chairman, former U.S. Senate candidate, and current state Senate candidate in Bismarck – joined me on air today to chat about an initiated measure he’s backing to ban non-citizen voting in North Dakota. Isn’t it already illegal for non-citizens to vote in North Dakota? Emineth

Proposed Initiated Measure Would Create Constitutional Prohibition on Non-Citizens Voting in North Dakota Elections

This afternoon Secretary of State Al Jaeger’s office sent out a press release announcing that an initiated measure had been filed. You can read the proposed measure and other documentation below, but it’s really pretty simple. Here’s the changes it would make to Article II of the North Dakota Constitution (click for a larger view):

Gov. Doug Burgum, right, announces the formation of his Innovative Education Task Force during a press conference at the state Capitol on Tuesday in Bismarck. Also commenting on the task force were, from left, Nick Archuleta, of North Dakota United, Sen. Erin Oban, D-Bismarck, Sen. Donald Schaible, R-Mott, and Kirsten Baesler, state superintendent of public instruction. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune

Burgum Education Summit Invitee Drops $10,000 Into Democrat Lawmaker’s Campaign Fund

Republican Governor Doug Burgum has had something of a rocky relationship with our state’s Republican-dominated Legislature which dates back to his 2016 gubernatorial campaign in which he campaigned against the “good old boys club” in Bismarck. The “good old boys” being the mostly Republican men (and women) elected to the Legislature. This has manifested itself

North Dakota Republican Chairman Kelly Armstrong speaks during a U.S. Senate campaign rally for N.D. Rep. Kevin Cramer on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at the Ramada in Bismarck. (Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service)

Expect NDGOP Chairman Kelly Armstrong to Be in the U.S. House Race Within a Week

Yesterday I wrote that NDGOP Chairman Kelly Armstrong was considering a run for the U.S. House now that Republican incumbent Kevin Cramer is in the Senate race. Today sources tell me that Armstrong, who is also a state Senator from Dickinson, has been making calls this weekend to line up his campaign. “He is saying

Senator Heidi Heitkamp Dave Wallis / The Forum

New Yorkers Gave Almost Three Times More Money to Heidi Heitkamp Than North Dakotans Did

The federal candidates like Senator Heidi Heitkamp and Republican challenger Tom Campbell released their fundraising totals for 2017 a while ago, and of course those totals generated headlines. Mostly about how much money Heitkamp has raised. But the actual disclosure reports behind those numbers just recently became available from the FEC, and they tell an

Congressman Kevin Cramer and his wife Kris Cramer.

Sources: Trump Has Contacted Cramer at Least Three Times Urging a Senate Run

Late last week I broke a story about Congressman Kevin Cramer reconsidering entrance into the U.S. Senate race. Since then I’ve had reports from numerous sources saying the Congressman is under an intense amount of pressure to run. According to a source close to the Cramer campaign, President Donald Trump has been in contact with

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