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ND high court orders term limits measure for November ballot

Sep. 07, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Supreme Court unanimously ruled Wednesday that a measure should be placed on the November ballot asking whether voters want term limits on the governor and state legislators. Supporters of the measure asked the court for such a ruling after...

North Dakota recreational pot measure approved for ballot

Aug. 15, 2022 13:34 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Supporters of legalizing recreational marijuana in North Dakota have succeeded in bringing the matter to a public vote in November. The group, New Approach North Dakota, submitted more than the required 15,582 valid petition signatures to get a measure on the...

North Dakota AG: Possible fraud in petitions for ballot item

Jul. 15, 2022 16:05 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An investigation into potential fraud by people who gathered signatures for a failed ballot initiative to term-limit North Dakota legislators will be referred to a county prosecutor for possible charges, Attorney General Drew Wrigley said Friday. Wrigley said...

Signatures gathered to place pot legalization before voters

Jul. 11, 2022 14:26 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A group that wants to legalize recreational marijuana in North Dakota turned in more that 25,000 signatures to the secretary of state Monday in an effort to place the matter before voters in November. The group, New Approach North Dakota, needed 15,582...

Judge refuses to dismiss tribes' lawsuit over redistricting

Jul. 08, 2022 13:39 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge in North Dakota has denied the state’s request to throw out a lawsuit brought by two Native American tribes that allege the state’s new legislative map dilutes tribal members’ voting strength. The lawsuit filed in February by the Turtle...