A stunning Heitkamp triumph
Published 11/08/2012, The Jamestown Sun
Heidi Heitkamp’s stunning win in North Dakota’s U.S. Senate race was, among other things, confirmation that the state’s voters are not as deep red as pundits would have it. North Dakotans are ticket-splitters. Tuesday’s result in the Senate race was an example of ticket-splitting that will become a lesson in the state’s political lore.Word count: 384
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