Published June 10 2012
Editorial: Forum’s selections for ballotHere is a review of The Forum’s endorsements of candidates and questions on North Dakota and local ballots:
North Dakota measures
Measure 1 – To allow legislators to be appointed to full-time government offices under specific conditions. YES (See editorial below.)
Measure 2 – To repeal property taxes. NO
Measure 3 – A religious liberty constitutional amendment. NO
Measure 4 – To retire the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux logo/nickname. YES.
City of Fargo
City commissioner – Melissa Sobolik, Mike Williams.
Park commissioner – Barb Johnson, Joel Vettel.
Flood sales tax extension – YES.
Jim Johnson, Paul Meyers, Robin Nelson, John Strand.
City of West Fargo
City commissioner – Mark Simmons, Mike Thorstad.
Park commissioner – Kathy Scully, Todd Rheault.
West Fargo schools
Gail Flom, Patti Stedman, Kay Kiefer.
Tuesday is Election Day.