Preliminary nickname petition count: More than enough
Published 02/09/2012, Grand Forks Herald
Petitions submitted to state officials Tuesday night to force a referendum on UND’s Fighting Sioux nickname contain approximately 16,770 signatures, Secretary of State Al Jaeger said Thursday. Jaeger said it was a preliminary count, and his office will continue with the review process to determine whether the issue should be placed on the June primary election ballot.Word count: 164
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