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A yard sign from a past campaign for Jamestown City Council member Steve Brubakken. John M. Steiner / The Jamestown Sun

Should We Let Local Candidates Identify a Political Party?

Should We Let Local Candidates Identify a Political Party?

Currently in North Dakota county and city-level elected officials are supposedly non-partisan. Which is a bit of a joke. Those candidates have opinions and philosophies they bring to governance, just like politicians at any other level of government. Calling them non-partisan isn’t really accurate. Many of them are quite partisan (or ideological, or whatever term

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