North Dakota Local Elections Are No Place For Local Control

When it comes to electing City officials, Fargo has broken ranks with the rest of us. They no longer select the one candidate they want elected, they select all the candidates they approve of getting elected. Whoever gets the most approvals gets elected. It’s an adaptation Fargo turned to given the high number of candidates in their elections; they wanted to stop awarding seats to candidates with a low plurality of overall votes.

And columnist Rob Port isn’t sure about the idea. He’d like to see consistency across North Dakota’s local elections. Get the full story and Rob’s commentary from linked below.

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Rob Port, InForum


Josh Wolsky

Developer & Writer @TheMinot Voice, Fan of the Souris River, There's a lot to Savor about Minot. Fortunate to be a 'former' City Council member ;)

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