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Richard Winger: Accessing Ballot Is Too Hard For North Dakota's Minor Party Candidates

Richard Winger: Accessing Ballot Is Too Hard For North Dakota's Minor Party Candidates

Every state has had minor party candidates for the legislature on the ballot in recent elections, except for North Dakota.  No minor party candidate for the N.D. legislature has been able to qualify for the November ballot since 1976, when the American Party managed to comply in a few districts. North Dakota bars minor party

Is A Third Party Candidate Viable In North Dakota?

This morning I interviewed North Dakota Libertarian House candidate Jack Seaman, and our discussion took an interesting turn to the viability of third party candidates. Seaman told me he was hoping to exploit the fed-up feelings voters have for both Republicans and Democrats, but I questioned how fed-up voters really are. When most incumbents get

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