February 2: Corrupt Practices Act

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February 2, 2023
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Prairie Public NewsRoom On Air Now Playing FM 1: NPR News / Classical On Air Now Playing FM 2: Roots, Rock, and Jazz On Air Now Playing FM 3: NPR News / AAA Music Over the years, myriad allegations of bad acts by candidates in elections have surfaced in North Dakota – some serious, others less so. For over a century, state laws have sought to clamp down on candidate misconduct.On this date in 1912, the Bismarck Tribune reminded voters that the new Corrupt Practice Act of 1911 would be in effect during a city bond election just days away.

Jack Dura