March 25, 2020

Emergency Responders And All Front Line Workers Deserve Our Support During Pandemic

BISMARCK, ND — As COVID-19 cases continue to rise and working families keep essential aspects of the state and economy in motion, we share a responsibility to support the nurses, firefighters, grocery store clerks, and every other worker on the pandemic’s front lines. While many like nurses face a shortage of personal protective equipment and N95 masks, […]

Sen. Cramer’s Language is Inexcusable

(BISMARCK, ND) – Sen. Kevin Cramer recently tweeted a derogatory word that has long been considered damaging to people with disabilities and to common decency. The North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party Chairwoman Kylie Oversen released the following statement condemning the language and Cramer’s attempt at an excuse: “The use of this word is hurtful, completely disrespectful, and there is […]

March 24, 2020

Governor’s COVID-19 Childcare Plan Must Look Out For Childcare Workers

BISMARCK, ND — The Democratic-NPL Party Joint Caucuses encourage North Dakotans to participate in the governor’s call for input as the administration develops a plan to address childcare shortages related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please reach out to the Department of Human Services with your concerns, questions, and personal experiences by phone at (701) 328-2310 or email dhseo@nd.gov. Sen. […]

March 23, 2020

Sen. Hoeven Owes Answers to North Dakotans Over Stock Purchase and COVID-19 Briefing

BISMARCK, ND — Just days after he received a briefing on the COVID-19 virus and the U.S. response to what would become a pandemic, Sen. John Hoeven invested between $100,000 and $250,000 into health sciences stock, according to a news report by CNBC. The fund owns shares in pharmaceutical developers and medical device manufacturers, CNBC said. Several members of […]

March 11, 2020

Sanders Wins North Dakota In High Turnout Election

BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota’s final Democratic presidential primary results show that Sen. Bernie Sanders has won the state with 7,682 votes. Joe Biden received 5,742. Tulsi Gabbard received 89. The turnout was incredibly high at 14,546 voters. The North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party Chair Kylie Oversen said: “Congratulations to Sen. Sanders and his supporters for […]

March 9, 2020

North Dakota’s Big Tuesday Presidential Primary Is Tomorrow

BISMARCK, ND —  North Dakota Democratic Presidential voting will be held tomorrow Tuesday, March 10. The election will take place from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. CST/10 a.m.-6 p.m. MST at 14 locations statewide. Media Guidance for Firehouse Caucuses For all Election Day media requests contact Alex Rohr at 434-473-1891 or alex.rohr@demnpl.com. Texts to that number are welcome. Press may not […]

March 3, 2020

One Week From Election Day

BISMARCK, ND — The North Dakota Democratic Presidential Primary will be held one week from today. Voting began with mail-in ballots starting Jan. 20. Returned ballots must be postmarked by March 5 in order to be counted. In-person voting will be held Tuesday, March 10 at 14 locations statewide, and everyone eligible to vote in […]

February 27, 2020

Burgum Delay Tactics Put Public Schools At Risk

***Statement*** (BISMARCK, ND) –  The Democratic-NPL Party released the following statement in response to Gov. Burgum’s request to reconsider Land Commissioner Jodi Smith’s plan to collect unpaid natural gas royalties. The Land Board met Thursday. Communications Director Alex Rohr said: “The courts told the Land Commissioner she can collect unpaid bills. The Land Board approved a […]

February 13, 2020

Settlement Shows Progress, But North Dakota Must Keep Working For Equal Voting Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 13, 2020  BISMARCK, ND — The settlement for a long-fought Voter ID lawsuit was announced on Thursday, just days after a federal judge denied Secretary of State Al Jaeger’s request to dismiss it. The lawsuit by the Spirit Lake Nation, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, and individual plaintiffs challenged a law passed […]

February 6, 2020

ND Dem-NPL District 32 Introduces Full Slate of Legislative Candidates

The District 32 Democratic-NPL Party held its endorsing convention on February 1 at Simle Middle School and we announce the endorsement of Amelia Doll for State Senate, Krisanna (Holkup) Peterson and Carl Young for the State House.  Amelia Doll – State Senate Amelia holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, and management communication and […]