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North Dakota Libertarian Party candidates for statewide offices from right, Joshua Voytek, Nick Bata, Robert Marquette, Jack Seaman, Tom Skadeland, Kevin Johnson and Roland Riemers pose for a photo as they attend the North Dakota Libertarian convention in Mandan, N.D., Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP)

North Dakota Libertarians endorse slate of candidates

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Libertarian Party members have endorsed a slate of candidates for the November 2016 election.

The party held a convention Saturday in Mandan and endorsed candidates for every statewide office except governor and state treasurer. The party also endorsed Jack Seaman of Fargo for the U.S. House and Robert Marquette of Fargo for U.S. Senate.

Joshua Voytek of Fargo got the endorsement for lieutenant governor. Nick Bata of Fargo got the nod for state insurance commissioner, and Tom Skadeland of Mayville got the endorsement for public service commissioner.

Former party chairman Roland Riemers (RYM’-urs) of Grand Forks got the endorsement for state auditor. Anthony Mangall of Fargo was elected as the new party chairman.

Endorsements for governor and state treasurer will be made later.

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