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Legislature can clean up its own elections

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Before we get into the heat of the 2014 North Dakota legislative races, it would be wise to consider steps to protect the electoral process in the calm before the storm when objectivity is possible.

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In the Legislative Article of the state constitution, we find that Sections 9 and 10 provide language that could be construed as “corrupt practices” provisions. These two sections provide for the expulsion of legislators involved in bribery.

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