The Green Papers: North Dakota 2007 Off Year Election
This page is for offices up for election in 2007. Find 2008 elections here.
 
Flag images courtesy of The World Flag Database. Copyright http://www.flags.net/ North Dakota
Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Electoral Votes:3(0.56% of 538)
Governor:1 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
2002-2010 Representatives:1(0.23% of 435)
2000 Census:643,756 (0.23% of 281,998,273)
Estimated Voting age population (November 2000):477,000
Voter Registration:North Dakota has no voter registration.
Capital:Bismarck
 

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North Dakota State and Local Government

           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 110th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1 Democratic 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, 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 6 November 2012

Class 3 Democratic 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, 2004.
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008. Term Limit: None, All Governors

  Republican Governor John Hoeven
First elected: 2000; re-elected: 2004
Chair up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008. Elected on a ticket with the Governor

  Republican Lieutenant Governor Jack Dalrymple
First elected: 2000, re-elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

110th U.S. House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle 2006, 2008. No Term Limit. 110th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
1 Democratic (1 Undetermined)

At-Large
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Democratic Congressman Earl Ralph Pomeroy
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010

  Republican Secretary of State Alvin A. "Al" Jaeger
First elected: 1992; re-elected: 1996; 2000, 2004 (to a 2 year term), 2006 (to a 4 year term)
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010

  Republican Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem
First elected: 2000, re-elected: 2004 (to a 2 year term), 2006 (to a 4 year term)
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Republican Treasurer Kelly Schmidt
First elected: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Auditor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Republican Auditor Robert "Bob" Peterson
First elected: ?; re-elected: 2000, 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Commissioner of Agriculture  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010

  Democratic Agriculture Commissioner Roger Johnson
First elected: 1996; re-elected: 2000, 2004 (to a 2 year term), 2006 (to a 4 year term)
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Tax Commissioner  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010

  Republican Tax Commissioner Cory Fong
Appointed 1 June 2005 to fill the unexpired term of Rick Clayburgh; first elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Commissioner of Insurance  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Republican Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm
Appointed 9 October 2007 by Governor John Hoeven
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
 Insurance Commissioner Jim Poolman, who was first elected in 2000 and re-elected in 2004, resigned effective 1 September 2007 to start his own consulting company.

Superintendent of Public Instruction  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2008

  Nonpartisan Public Instruction Superintendent Wayne G. Sanstead
First elected: 1988; re-elected: 1992; 1996; 2000; 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Public Service Commissioner 1  6 year term, Election Cycle: 2004, 2010

  Republican Public Service Commissioner Kevin Cramer
Appointed by Governor John Hoeven to fill the un-expired term of Leo M. Reinbold: 2003; first elected to a full term: 2004
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010

Public Service Commissioner 2  6 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2012

  Republican Public Service Commissioner Tony Clark
First elected: 2000; re-elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 6 November 2012

Public Service Commissioner 3  6 year term, Election Cycle: 2002, 2008

  Republican Public Service Commissioner Susan E. Wefald
Appointed by Governor Ed Schafer: 1993; first elected to a full term: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties
  Democratic (affiliates): 4 incumbents
  Republican: 11 incumbents
Independents
  Nonpartisan: 1 incumbent
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from an election authority that the person so listed will actually appear on the ballot.
 
FEC indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary "Total Receipts" for candidates for Federal Office.

 


  2007 Off Year Election Home  
 
  U.S. Senate Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party  
  Gubernatorial Popular Vote by Party  
  U.S. House Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party  
  Close Contests Summary - Decision by 2% or less  
  Contests Where No Candidate Received a Majority  
 
2007 Election Dates:   Chronologically   --   Alphabetically  
Poll Closing Times:   Chronologically   --   Alphabetically  
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  Governors     Senate     House  
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  Senators by 'Class'  
  Governors by election 'cycle'  
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  Gubernatorial Primaries at a Glance  
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  Open Governor's Chairs, Senate and House Seats (the incumbent is not running for re-election)  
  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with no incumbent running for them  
  Uncontested Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats (one candidate running for office)  
  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with only one major party candidate running for office  
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  2007 Partisan Composition by State  
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  Political Parties  
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  Senate Electoral Classes  
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  Statewide Political Party Strength  


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