Deputy Recorder Lisa Kunze says 40 of the 68 same-sex marriage licenses filed in the county have been between two North Dakotans. Five more involved one North Dakota resident.
Same-sex marriage became legal in Minnesota in August.
A lawsuit filed by six couples in South Dakota two weeks ago left North Dakota as the only state in the country with an unchallenged constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
The Minneapolis-based attorney behind that lawsuit has said he’s considering a similar motion in North Dakota.
Advocates and opponents alike say a challenge wouldn’t be surprising.
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.