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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving North Dakota Newsletter for Sunday June 07, 2020 ( 3 items )  

AFGE: Largest Union Representing Federal Employees in Minnesota Calls for Immediate Resignation of Minneapolis Police Union President Bob Kroll
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana, June 4 -- The American Federation of Government Employees issued the following news release: American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) District 8 National Vice President Gregg James released the following statement calling for the immediate resignation of Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis President Bob Kroll. AFGE District 8 represents federal employees, including federal law enforcement officers, in Minnesota, as well as Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota and   more

Campaign Legal Center: Court Stops North Dakota From Rejecting Ballots Based on Error-Prone Signature Match System
WASHINGTON, June 4 -- The Campaign Legal Center issued the following news release: A federal court temporarily suspended North Dakota's enforcement of a law that resulted in the rejection of mail-in ballots using an error-prone signature match process, in which election workers compare the signature on voters' absentee ballot application to the one on their return envelope. The opinion called North Dakota's system "outright disenfranchisement" of qualified voters, chiding the state for giving v  more

League of Women Voters of North Dakota Wins Case for Fair Ballot Signature Match
WASHINGTON, June 4 -- The League of Women Voters issued the following news release: A federal judge ruled that North Dakota's process for absentee ballot verification will include a notification and remedy method for voters whose ballots are flagged for rejection due to signature mismatch. The decision comes in time for the state's primary election on June 9 and will also apply to the November 3 general election. "This was the common-sense decision to protect voters' constitutional rights," s  more