The term limits measure, the result of ‘likely fraud’, should not be on North Dakota’s ballot

Minot, N.D. — When North Dakota’s officials found widespread fraud in the signature collection process for a term limits ballot measure, the deep-pocketed political interests behind that campaign did about what you’d expect.

They lawyered up.

They hired a firm that represented former President Donald Trump in his quixotic pursuit of 2020 election conspiracy theories , and were successful in getting the measure on the ballot through a technicality.

If approved, it would restrict your voting rights.

North Dakota voters already do a great job of term-limiting elected officials. Since statehood, the average number of years served by our governors is just a bit more than 4 years. Only two governors in history have served more than eight years.

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Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com, 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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