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ELECTION 2022

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Election 2022 headlines
Republican candidate Doug Wardlow is continuing his campaign after political newcomer Jim Schultz won the Minnesota GOP endorsement Friday at the party's state convention in Rochester. Typically, Minnesota Republican candidates honor their party’s endorsement and do not run in the August primary election.



A lot of people are watching these Republican primaries. North Dakota's government is dominated by Republicans, and there is a pitched battle going on right now for the soul of the NDGOP. These legislative races are the trenches in that battle. So far, based on one of the few objective data points we have, it appears the traditional conservatives are positioned to keep their hold on the party.
After spending more than $3.2 million on political donations during the 2020 election cycle, campaign finance records filed last week indicate Republican Gov. Doug Burgum is making moves to be a major political donor again in 2022.

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An attorney representing North Dakota's coal industry talks about the federal government's efforts to add more clear air regulations on top of the state's already excellent program. Matuor Alier, a candidate for Fargo City Commission, talks about his campaign.
Cory Hepola and Tamara Uselman will make public appearances together on Tuesday morning, May 17, in St. Paul and at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Moorhead Public Library.
Delegates to the House Seventh District Congressional convention in Willmar endorsed Jill Abahsain of Sauk Centre in their bid to unseat first-term incumbent Republican Michelle Fischbach
Five candidates for governor sought the party endorsement at the GOP state convention in Rochester. By the ninth round of voting, Jensen, a family practice physician and former state senator skeptical of COVID-19 lockdowns and vaccine mandates, bested former congressional candidate Kendall Qualls.
The 36-year-old attorney describes himself as a political outsider and law and order candidate. In his acceptance speech, Schultz criticized incumbent Democratic-Farmer-Labor Attorney General Keith Ellison’s handling of the rise of violent crime in the state.
Republican state Senate candidate Ryan Eckroth accuses journalists of not telling the full story of his financial struggles after refusing to answer their questions.
In a battleground legislative district, home to one of the biggest divides in the NDGOP's fracture, a local political party has been advertising corporate sponsorship of an event, though local party officials claim the event isn't political.
The guide is designed to help voters decide how they would like to fill out their ballot prior to doing their official voting.
More than 2,000 delegates on Friday picked endorsements for attorney general, secretary of state and auditor. They'll take up the governor's endorsement Saturday morning.
Not only do the term-limits campaigners think North Dakota voters are too stupid to be in charge of their own decision to re-elect incumbents (the whole point of their ballot measure is to limit that choice), but they think we can be bamboozled into ignoring their unethical petitioning processes too.
"Each petition that has been submitted over my 29 years in office has received the same careful review of each signature," Jaeger said in a letter dated Thursday, May 12. "...The claims made in your letter do not change my decision that the petitions are still considered to be insufficient as to the number of signatures required for placement on the November General Election ballot."