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Trygve Olson cartoon: Bombardment

This week's forecast includes political ads galore, InForum cartoonist Trygve Olson illustrates.

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Cartoon by Trygve Olson
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The ballot error involved the Cass County Soil Conservation District Supervisor race, where two candidates were erroneously pitted against each other.
The ceremony is set for 3:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, in the commission room of the county courthouse.
Democrats have embraced early voting, to their benefit. Republicans, following Trump's lead, have not, and it's hurting them.
Data from this month's midterm election vote show the delegates showing up for the North Dakota Republican Party's candidate selection process are significantly out of touch with what North Dakota voters want from those candidates.
Supporters of independent candidates Rick Becker and Cara Mund, who both lost their races by landslide margins on election day, are clinging to the idea that these two are rising stars in North Dakota politics. The vote totals say otherwise.
Murray Nash, Cass County election administrator, noted that the 2,000 to 2,500 people who were moving through vote centers each hour during the first nine hours increased to about 3,000 voters per hour for the last three hours of voting.
Steve Swiontek, chair of Gate City Bank in Fargo, will again serve as a North Dakota lawmaker after being away since 1984.
Sheriff Jesse Jahner said Deputy Mathew King’s last day is Dec. 31. King said he is considering a second bid for election to the office.
"It's not enough for Trump to go. Trumpism, which is to say the bombastic, hateful, egotistical, divisive, and ultimately self-defeating approach to politics Trump has popularized, and that many Republicans have internalized, must go with it."
While results still need to be certified, Minnesota was just one of three states to top the 60% mark, along with Wisconsin and Maine, according to the U.S. Election Project.
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While many industries struggle to fill open positions, scam artists are thriving, InForum cartoonist Trygve Olson says.

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Opinion by Trygve Olson
Since 1984, Trygve Olson has provided illustrations and editorial cartoons to The Forum. He is a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Moorhead and the Sons of Norway in Fargo, where he's one of the instructors in the Norwegian language. Contact him via email at trygvekolson@gmail.com.
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