The Green Papers: Off Year Election 2001

Copyright North Dakota
Governor:1(Term Limit: None; 4-year term)
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
2000 Representatives:1(0.23% of 435)
2002 Representatives:1(0.23% of 435)
1990 Census:638,800(0.26% of 248,765,170)
2000 Census:643,756(0.23% of 281,998,273)
Registered Voters (Nov 98):North Dakota has no voter registration.
Estimated Voting age population (Jan 98):476,000 
Tuesday, November 6, 2001 Polls Close: 9 PM CST (0300 UTC) and 9 PM MST (0400 UTC) - The western half of the state is in MST but that is, of course, the more sparsely populated part of the state, so it is not as problematic to the networks as might be otherwise suggested by simple geography.
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Governor  Term limit: None; 4-year term, Current Governors  

 Republican  Governor John Hoeven
First elected: 2000
Chair up for election: Tuesday, November 2, 2004.

Senate  6-year term, Current Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1Democrat  Senator Kent Conrad
First elected to the "Class 3" seat from the state: 1986; was not a candidate for re-election in the 3 November 1992 General Election; Elected to finish out the "Class 1" term in a Special Election: 4 December 1992 [held to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Senator Quentin N. Burdick (Democrat): 8 September 1992- which Jocelyn B. Burdick (Democrat) had been appointed by Governor George Sinner (Democrat) to fill, 12 September 1992]; elected to a full term: 1994, 2000
Seat up for election: Tuesday, November 7, 2006.

Class 3Democrat  Senator Byron L. Dorgan
First elected: 1992; was induced to take the oath of office: 5 December 1992 when the seat became vacant upon outgoing Senator Kent Conrad (Democrat) having taken the oath of office for the "Class 1" seat from the state; re-elected: 1998
Seat up for election: Tuesday, November 2, 2004.

House of Representatives  2 year term, Current House  
Partisan Composition: 1 Democrat

At-LargeDemocrat  Congressman Earl Pomeroy
Seat up for election: Tuesday, November 5, 2002.

Congressional District

North Dakota has been allocated only 1 Representative in Congress at large; therefore, the entire state consists of, in effect, only one statewide Congressional District.