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Candidates emerge in new District 9

Several candidates are gearing up for a contested election in the newly formed District 9.

The new district was ordered by Chief Judge Peter Welte after the Turtle Mountain and Spirit Lake tribes successfully argued that the previous district maps for their reservations violated the Voting Rights Act.

Consequently, District 9 now encompasses the entirety of the Spirit Lake Nation and Turtle Mounta...

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