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 […]

February 5, 2020

The Democratic-NPL Party Statement on the Senate’s Failure to Hold a Fair Trial

February 5, 2020 ***Statement*** (BISMARCK, ND) – The Democratic-NPL Party made the following statement about the Senate’s failure to hold a fair impeachment trial. “The United States only works when the branches of government act as proper checks and balances against each other. The Senate has entirely failed its duty to check the president. Senator […]

February 4, 2020

ND Democratic-NPL Party Statement on the Iowa Caucuses

February 4, 2020 (BISMARCK, ND) – With the results of the Iowa Caucuses still in flux, the Democratic-NPL Party wants to provide additional information on the voting process here in North Dakota. The Democratic-NPL Party will hold a Firehouse Caucus March 10 as part of the Democratic presidential primary. Everyone qualified to vote in North Dakota […]

January 21, 2020

North Dakota Senators Must Fulfill Their Oath and Vote for a Fair Trial

January 21, 2020 ***Statement*** With the impeachment trial of the President under way, the North Dakota Democratic-NPL released the following statement: North Dakota Democratic-NPL legislators routinely work across the aisle with their Republican colleagues to do the people’s business in Bismarck. North Dakotans expect our representatives in Washington, D.C. to do the same. As jurors […]

November 26, 2019

Dem-NPL: Fighting to Protect North Dakotans with Pre-existing Conditions

November 26, 2019 A recent article on the work of the interim Healthcare Committee failed to mention that guaranteed protections for individuals with pre-existing conditions were offered by Democratic-NPL legislators (section 14 of SB 2010) back in April 2019. Unfortunately, this effort was defeated by the Republican supermajority during the 2019 legislative session. They had the opportunity to take action and once again […]