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Super Tuesday results for the region

The Democratic presidential preference primary was held last night in Minnesota, as well as in 13 other states across the country. Former Vice President Joe Biden won the state, according to reports. On a county level, 1,720 votes were cast for Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders in Beltrami County, or almost 39 percent. Biden was second…


Caucuses tomorrow, primary next week

Pre-registration for voting in Minnesota’s presidential nomination primary has closed, but voter registration can still take place in person on Super Tuesday, March 3. Precinct caucuses will be held tomorrow evening. To find your precinct location, visit the caucus finder on the Secretary of State’s website. The precinct caucuses will not hold a straw poll…


White Earth RBC releases candidate names for primary

The White Earth Reservation Business Council certified several candidates for the White Earth Primary Election during a special meeting. Certified candidates for Chairperson include the incumbent Michael Fairbanks, and challengers: Joshua Kent, Martha Williams, Pamela Apsinwall, Patricia Moran and Kenneth Fox, Jr. Certified candidates for District III representative include incumbent Eugene “Umsy” Tibbetts, and challengers:…


Ward 2 Special Election may be complicated

The Bemidji City Council will discuss the Ward 2 vacancy and how to fill it during their meeting this evening. Mike Beard resigned two weeks ago, citing health concerns as his reason for immediately stepping down. According to a memo from city manager Nate Mathews, with phase 3 of the orderly annexation of Northern Township,…


Primary voting privacy issue on Simon’s radar

Minnesota’s absentee voting period began Friday, and it’s the first time the state has been in a binding primary since 1956. Secretary of State Steve Simon’s Press Secretary, Risikat Adesaogun, says it’ll be different experience for voters this year. In previous caucuses, the political parties would get information on who participated, and in this primary,…

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