A Republican nominee for North Dakota state assembly who died of COVID-19 earlier this month continues to be elected.
David Andahl, 55, a Bismark rancher and developer who worked in the 8th Ward, received referrals from top Republicans including Governor Doug Burgum and U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer before he died on October 5.
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Andahl’s name remains on the ballot paper following a decision by Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. Should he win on November 3rd, the Republican Party will appoint a replacement.
“If the deceased candidate receives a majority of the votes, the candidate is elected. However, if the prevailing candidate passes away, the candidate is no longer qualified and there would be a vacancy,” Stenehjem wrote, citing state occupation law a legislative body.
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Voters have the option of applying for a special election after the legislative period if they are not satisfied with the appointment.
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The incumbent candidate, Republican MP Jeff Delzer, chairs the powerful House Appropriations Committee.