elections

North Dakota is a small state. Small enough, in fact, that when a public opinion poll is in the field you may know someone who was on the receiving end of the survey. This holds true even if the sample ...

Public officials and candidates are required to file financial disclosures. Requirements vary from office to office on what needs to be reported. As Congressman Kevin Cramer is seeking a seat in the U.S. Senate, he may be using a loophole ...

The United States Senate rejected additional funds for election security yesterday. Their rejection follows mounting evidence of what Russia did in 2016 and what they continue to do to this day. Report after report from our intelligence agencies, the Department ...

Americans for Prosperity, a conservative group funded by the Koch brothers, announced they cannot endorse Kevin Cramer at this time. Today’s rebuke from AFP was direct and perhaps confrontational to comments Cramer made earlier about their decision-making. Certainly Cramer’s crew ...

A truly symbolic moment took place in the North Dakota State Capitol today. It encompassed the Legislature’s approach to government and showed their priorities. At approximately 10 a.m. the Health Services Committee veered from its agenda and took a recess. ...

The second quarter fundraising reports have been published by the FEC and there are a couple of items to take away in North Dakota’s Congressional race. Though Kelly Armstrong maintains the overall money advantage, reports show Mac Schneider has out-raised ...

Twenty-four hours after President Trump stopped in Fargo to deliver a campaign speech for Congressman Kevin Cramer, he invited Cramer’s opponent Senator Heidi Heitkamp to the White House to discuss issues and receive her input. The invitation demonstrates the working ...

An unusual situation is unfolding in Bismarck’s legislative district 47. Candidates have filed police reports against each other over political campaign claims. The whole scenario leaves me scratching my head. It also highlights a potential law change needed in the ...

With a little over five months until the midterm election, I’m beginning to wonder if national Democrats have changed much from 2016. Missteps, alienating certain industries, and a dwindling advantage in voter enthusiasm should give them pause and push them ...

The low voter turnout on Tuesday’s Primary left a lot of people asking why aren’t people voting. Less than 20% of eligible voters cast a ballot. That is incredibly disappointing. Yet, Kevin Cramer’s campaign found a way to rejoice. To ...