Following are frequently asked questions and answers. They are divided into four topic areas: Counties, NDACo, Oil, Gas & Minerals and Voting & Elections.

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Which counties in North Dakota have Home Rule Charters, and what are the pros and cons of having a Charter?

Click here to download the most recent data sheet on County Home Rule Charters.

Updated July 2015

As for pros and cons, Jason Stilwell, a professional city manager in California, included a discussion of that topic in his Doctoral Dissertation.  It is probably as good as anything we have encountered on the issue.  You can find it at the link below.


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