Perspectives: I Believe In Hillary’s Passion

Perspectives: I Believe In Hillary’s Passion

In this installment of College Democrats of North Dakota’s Perspectives Blog Series, UND junior Laura Allensworth shares why she supports Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. Allensworth’s post is the final of three by students each supporting a different Democratic candidate.

As some of you may be aware, former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton is in the running to become the next leader of our great nation. I, for one, am excited. Let me tell you why you should be too.

It would …

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Perspectives: O’Malley Has The Strongest Record

Perspectives: O’Malley Has The Strongest Record

In this installment of College Democrats of North Dakota’s Perspectives Blog Series, UND senior Collin Hanson shares why he supports Martin O’Malley for the Democratic presidential nomination. Hanson’s post is the second of three by students each supporting a different Democratic candidate.

Governor Martin O’Malley is a legitimate candidate for the President of the United States. Will he be the next Democratic nominee for President? I sure hope so. I also figure that as one of the only supporters of Martin O’Malley, I …

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Perspectives: Sanders Represents Average American

Perspectives: Sanders Represents Average American

In the pilot post of College Democrats of North Dakota’s Perspectives Blog Series, NDSU senior Jon Lipp shares why he supports Bernie Sanders for the Democratic presidential nomination. Lipp’s post is the first of three by students each supporting a different Democratic candidate.

To many of his supporters, Bernie Sanders is a ray of hope gleaming across the American political landscape. In an era of increasing disillusionment with politicians and the massive campaign contributions that shape their policies, Sanders has emerged as a …

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Blog: Road To Victory In 2016 Starts Now

Blog: Road To Victory In 2016 Starts Now

I’m finding it a little hard to believe that spring semester starts in just a week! While I’m not too happy to go back to class, I’m glad to get back to organizing with College Democrats across the state. This year is going to be exciting for Democrats in North Dakota; with the help of voters, activists, and volunteers like you, we can pick up even more seats in the North Dakota Legislature. Candidates like Karla Rose Hanson in Fargo’s District 44 are already gearing up their …

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College Democrats Announce North Dakota Convention

College Democrats Announce North Dakota Convention

COLLEGE DEMOCRATS ANNOUNCE NORTH DAKOTA CONVENTION

(GRAND FORKS, ND – APRIL 2) – College Democrats of North Dakota (CDND) announces their plans for the first-annual CDND Convention. The University of North Dakota’s chapter of College Democrats has been selected to host this year’s convention taking place on April 10th and 11th.

CDND would like to invite the public to join us on Friday, April 10th at 6:30pm in the Gorecki Alumni Center. At 7:00pm, North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party Chairwoman Kylie Oversen will speak to students …

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2014 Disclosure of Conduit Contributions

2014 Disclosure of Conduit Contributions

University Democrats of North Dakota processes online contributions through ActBlue, a payment processor for progressive candidates and committees. When a contributor supports University Democrats via ActBlue, they are actually contributing to ActBlue who in turn contributes to University Democrats minus processing fees. Because of this structure, contributions received via ActBlue are reported collectively in campaign finance disclosures as “ActBlue North Dakota” and not by the individual donor. Currently, there is no method for a candidate or committee to report the individual donor data despite it …

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Statement On Resignation Of Dr. Diederich From The State Board Of Higher Education

Statement On Resignation Of Dr. Diederich From The State Board Of Higher Education

STATEMENT ON RESIGNATION OF DR. DIEDERICH FROM THE STATE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION

(GRAND FORKS, ND – JANUARY 15) – University Democrats of North Dakota (UDND) would like to thank Dr. Kirsten Diederich for her service to North Dakota students and educators through the State Board of Higher Education (SBHE). Diederich kept focus on students while leading the SBHE through the turbulence surrounding former chancellor Hamid Shirvani.

Unfortunately, the integrity of North Dakota’s eleven public institutions are under threat by the Republican Supermajority repeatedly attempting to politicize …

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Secretary of State Disenfranchises Students Through Poor Implementation of Voter ID Law

Secretary of State Disenfranchises Students Through Poor Implementation of Voter ID Law

SECRETARY OF STATE DISENFRANCHISES STUDENTS THROUGH POOR IMPLEMENTATION OF VOTER ID LAW

(GRAND FORKS, ND – NOVEMBER 12) – University Democrats of North Dakota (UDND) condemns the North Dakota Secretary of State’s oppressive implementation of the new voter ID laws passed in 2013 and calls for Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem to review Secretary Jaeger’s administration of the 2014 election.

The 2013 voter ID laws were passed unquestionably as a response to thousands of North Dakota college and university students casting their ballots for Heidi Heitkamp …

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University Democrats to Host Fall Summit

University Democrats to Host Fall Summit

UNIVERSITY DEMOCRATS TO HOST FALL SUMMIT

(GRAND FORKS, ND – AUGUST 19) – University Democrats of North Dakota (UDND) announces their plans for the University Democrats Summit. The summit will be hosted by UDND-affiliated chapter NDSU University Democrats in Minard Hall. Spanning across the evening of September 12th into the morning of September 13th, students will have the opportunity to hear from elected officials, network with party leaders, and receive training from community organizers.

The summit events will kick off after registration at 5:30pm Friday …

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University Democrats Charter Statewide Organization, Elect First Executive Team

University Democrats Charter Statewide Organization, Elect First Executive Team

UNIVERSITY DEMOCRATS CHARTER STATEWIDE ORGANIZATION, ELECT FIRST EXECUTIVE TEAM

(GRAND FORKS, ND – MAY 17) – Students at the University of North Dakota, North Dakota State University, Dickinson State University, and the University of Mary have chartered University Democrats of North Dakota (UDND). The newly formed UDND statewide partnership is affiliated with the North Dakota Democratic-NPL and the College Democrats of America. UDND’s charter has been approved by the College Democrats of America, allowing us access to a national network of resources and connections. …

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