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Wed Nov 4, 2020, 05:48 PM

A North Dakota state legislature candidate who died from Covid-19 appears to have won his election

Source: CNN

David Andahl, a North Dakota businessman and rancher, died October 5 after a battle with Covid-19. And about a month later, he appears to have been elected to the state House.

The Republican candidate is projected to win one of two seats from among four candidates in the race for North Dakota's 8th district. He received about 35.53% of the total votes, according to unofficial results from the state. Fellow GOP candidate Dave Nehring is projected to win the other seat, with about 40.72% of the vote.

Andahl's death in October had prompted questions about what would happen were he to win the election in November. North Dakota's attorney general issued an opinion stating that the situation would be treated just as an official's decision to step down or retire, meaning that the district's Republican Party would appoint a representative to fill his vacant seat.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/04/politics/north-dakota-candidate-died-covid-wins-election-trnd/index.html

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Reply A North Dakota state legislature candidate who died from Covid-19 appears to have won his election (Original post)
William Seger Nov 4 OP
Newest Reality Nov 4 #1
bluestarone Nov 4 #2
Polly Hennessey Nov 4 #3
jayfish Nov 4 #4
Xipe Totec Nov 4 #5
lagomorph777 Nov 5 #12
ailsagirl Nov 4 #6
LovingA2andMI Nov 4 #7
Roy Rolling Nov 4 #8
not fooled Nov 4 #9
sfstaxprep Nov 5 #10
LeftishBrit Nov 5 #11
stillcool Nov 5 #13

Response to William Seger (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 05:52 PM

1. That has to be a hoax.

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Response to William Seger (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 05:55 PM

2. Pure fucking RETHUGLICON!

That's who they are!

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Response to William Seger (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 05:57 PM

3. Only two states could be that dumb, North Dakota or Florida.

Can you guess I donít like either one.

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Response to William Seger (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 05:57 PM

4. "North Dakota's Attorney General Issued an Opinion Stating...

that the situation would be treated just as an official's decision to step down or retire, meaning that the district's Republican Party would appoint a representative to fill his vacant seat."

Yeah... I'm not sure it's going to work out like that. You can't step down or retire if you never took office to begin with. They throw, literally, whatever BS pops into their head against the wall.

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Response to William Seger (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 06:59 PM

5. Stiff fight. nt

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Response to Xipe Totec (Reply #5)

Thu Nov 5, 2020, 02:01 PM

12. Ooooh!

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Response to William Seger (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 07:57 PM

6. Wow-- how'd he do that?

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Response to William Seger (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 09:42 PM

7. A Dead Person....

Can step down or retire?

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Response to William Seger (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 09:44 PM

8. Isn't there a requirement

That a candidate be a living being? If not, why canít a computer run for office? After all, a dingbat ran for president and won in 2016.

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Response to William Seger (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 11:13 PM

9. Probably an improvement



Can't do anything crazy now.

Wasn't there a dead pimp puke who won in NV?

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Response to William Seger (Original post)

Thu Nov 5, 2020, 12:22 PM

10. The Only Good repub Is A Dead repub nt

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Response to William Seger (Original post)

Thu Nov 5, 2020, 01:23 PM

11. Didn't Bush make John Ashcroft Attorney General, because he'd just lost his Senate seat to someone

who was dead?

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Response to William Seger (Original post)

Thu Nov 5, 2020, 02:28 PM

13. Good for him...

dying for the economy.

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