April Fairfield launches campaign for Secretary of State

April Fairfield launches campaign for Secretary of State

BISMARCK, ND – April Fairfield formally announced today that she is seeking the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party endorsement for Secretary of State. She made her announcement in Bismarck.

Fairfield, a non-profit executive director, is a former state legislator from Eldridge who served in the Senate from 2002 to 2006 and in the House of Representatives from 1996 to 2002. She is well versed in public policy analysis. Fairfield served as a farm and trade policy analyst for North Dakota Farmers Union and a state budget analyst …

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April Fairfield to announce candidacy for Secretary of State

April Fairfield to announce candidacy for Secretary of State

Former State Senator, non-profit executive to kick off campaign in Bismarck

BISMARCK, ND – April Fairfield will announce her candidacy to seek the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party’s endorsement for Secretary of State on Wednesday, March 26 in Bismarck.

Fairfield, a non-profit executive director, is a former state legislator. She served in the North Dakota Senate from 2002 to 2006 and in the House of Representatives from 1996 to 2002.

The North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party will endorse its slate of statewide candidates at the party’s State Convention, which will …

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Volunteers needed at 2014 State convention

Volunteers needed at 2014 State convention

The attached pdf lists some volunteer needs for the state convention March
28 & 29. Persons able to help (or with questions) may contact me at
rknutson@cableone.net or 701-306-4190.

The convention agenda is posted at www.demnpl.com, and additional details
regarding the special activities planned for the convention that require
volunteer assistance will be posted there as well.

Thanks, in advance, to the many folks that will step up to volunteer to help
make this convention one attendees will enjoy!

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Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson to Keynote 2014 State Convention

Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson to Keynote 2014 State Convention

Minnesota congressman, ranking member on House Agriculture Committee to address convention March 29; N.D. Democrats to endorse U.S. House candidate later that day.

(BISMARCK, ND – MARCH 20, 2014) – The North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party announced today that U.S. Representative Collin Peterson, of Minnesota, will deliver the keynote address at the party’s 2014 State Convention next week.

The North Dakota Democratic-NPL State Convention will be held in Fargo, March 28-29, at the Fargo Civic Center. The convention will convene at 12:00 Noon on Friday, March 28. …

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Thousands of ND voters at risk of losing their right to vote

Thousands of ND voters at risk of losing their right to vote

Statement from ND Democratic-NPL Party Chairman Bob Valeu

(BISMARCK, ND – March 17, 2014) – Bob Valeu, Chairman of the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party, issued the following statement in response to Secretary of State Al Jaeger’s assertions that the new Voter ID law is working well:

“Recent local special elections demonstrate that the new voter ID law is fundamentally flawed and is disenfranchising specific groups of voters. The Republican Supermajority in the 2013 State Legislative Session passed a new voter ID law that is one of the …

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State Senator George B. Sinner to announce bid for U.S. Congress

State Senator George B. Sinner to announce bid for U.S. Congress

Fargo banker, state senator to kick off campaign with stops in Casselton, Bismarck

BISMARCK, ND – State Senator George B. Sinner, of Fargo, will officially announce his candidacy to seek the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party’s endorsement for U.S. House tomorrow, Tuesday, March 18.

Senator Sinner will kick off his campaign at 10:00 AM at his family’s business, Sinner Brothers & Bresnahan (SB&B), in his hometown of Casselton. He will hold an event later in the afternoon in Bismarck at the Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library.

The North …

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Ryan Taylor announces candidacy for Agriculture Commissioner

Ryan Taylor announces candidacy for Agriculture Commissioner

FARGO, ND – Ryan Taylor announced today that he is seeking the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party endorsement for Agriculture Commissioner. Taylor is a former state senator who served as the Senate Democratic Leader and was the party’s nominee for governor in 2012.

A fourth-generation rancher, Taylor said that the state needs an engaged agriculture commissioner who understands both the business of agriculture and the culture of agriculture. Taylor said that it is vital that the agriculture commissioner champion what he calls, “North Dakota’s first industry.”

“North Dakota …

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Ryan Taylor for Agriculture Commissioner Campaign Kick-Off

Ryan Taylor for Agriculture Commissioner Campaign Kick-Off

Rancher, former state senator, 2012 governor nominee to make stops in Fargo and Bismarck

Former State Senator Ryan Taylor will officially announce his candidacy to seek the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party’s endorsement for Agriculture Commissioner on Friday, March 14 with stops in Fargo and Bismarck.

FARGO, 10:30 AM — Train Depot, Board Room, 701 East Main Avenue

BISMARCK, 2:30 PM — State Capitol, Roosevelt Park Room (Ground Floor, near west door)

The North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party will endorse its slate of statewide candidates at the party’s State Convention, …

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Todd Reisenauer announces candidacy for Public Service Commissioner

Todd Reisenauer announces candidacy for Public Service Commissioner

FARGO, ND – Todd Reisenauer announced today that he is seeking the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party endorsement for Public Service Commission seat currently held by Brian Kalk.

Reisenauer is an independent business consultant with extensive experience in the software industry. Over the last eleven years, he has worked in various capacities from business development to sales management. Reisenauer credits his business experience in giving him a perspective that is needed on the Public Service Commission (PSC).

“My business experience gives me a perspective that focuses …

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District 43 Democrats endorse JoNell Bakke for State Senate

District 43 Democrats endorse JoNell Bakke for State Senate

Former State Senator wants to bring balance back to State Legislature, says Republican supermajority is failing to invest in North Dakota’s needs, future

(GRAND FORKS, ND) – JoNell Bakke was endorsed to run for the North Dakota Senate representing District 43 on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the North Dakota Democratic-NPL District Convention. Bakke served in the North Dakota Senate from 2006 to 2010 and will be seeking an opportunity to return to Bismarck.

“I look forward to returning to Bismarck to continue my work with …

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