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Sunday, October 18, 2020

As COVID-19 cases surge in North Dakota, the disease has claimed a candidate for state Legislature touted as a "Trump Republican." But he'll still be on the ballot.

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Not unusual. Ballots are already printed. They aren't going to waste a bunch of money printing them again.

#1 | Posted by Whatsleft at 2020-10-17 03:41 PM | Reply

Well it could be worse. He could have survived.

#2 | Posted by bored at 2020-10-17 03:47 PM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 1

So what do they do when he wins?

#3 | Posted by REDIAL at 2020-10-18 01:41 PM | Reply

So what do they do when he wins?

#3 | POSTED BY REDIAL

Get the same good faith, citizen minded government they would have gotten if he was alive?

#4 | Posted by jpw at 2020-10-18 01:54 PM | Reply

You don't need to know the name of any republican on the ballot.

Just write in "Rona"

#5 | Posted by donnerboy at 2020-10-18 01:57 PM | Reply

He's got to win... check out the cow proximity!

#6 | Posted by REDIAL at 2020-10-18 01:58 PM | Reply

I'm sure they have a protocol for handling this. After all, it's North Dakota...clearly their State constitution defines what to do if a dead person wins the election.

#7 | Posted by chuffy at 2020-10-18 02:25 PM | Reply

clearly their State constitution defines what to do if a dead person wins the election.

Their AG says Republicans will just appoint someone to the seat.

#8 | Posted by REDIAL at 2020-10-18 02:52 PM | Reply

Do you want to beat John Ashcroft?

Because this is how you beat John Ashcroft.

#9 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-10-18 02:56 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Re: #8

Before or after he kills somebody whilst drunk-driving and blames it on a deer?

#10 | Posted by hamburglar at 2020-10-18 03:01 PM | Reply

Re: #10

*replace "blames it on a" with "claims it was a deer and not a person". I like confusing ND with SD because same difference

#11 | Posted by hamburglar at 2020-10-18 03:05 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Down to almost zero candidates?

#12 | Posted by redlightrobot at 2020-10-18 04:08 PM | Reply

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