Election Contests and Ballot Measures

November 4, 2008 North Dakota General Election

North Dakota

Note: Candidate pictures are the most current we have on file. Because this is a past election, they may not show a candidate’s likeness at the time of the election. Likewise, some of the links to websites, emails, and social media may be broken.
US President & Vice President (North Dakota)
Compare the candidates
John McCain - R
Websitewww.johnmccain.com
80
Sarah Palin - R
Websitewww.palinforgovernor.com/
Barack Obama - D
Websitemy.barackobama.com
55
Joe Biden - D
Websitewww.whitehouse.gov/administration/vice-president-biden
74
Bob Barr - L
Websitewww.bobbarr2008.com
Wayne Allen Root - L
Websitewww.rootforamerica.com/home/index.php
Chuck Baldwin - REF
Darrell Castle - CON
Ralph Nader - I
Websitewww.votenader.org
Matt Gonzalez - I
Websitewww.votenader.org/about/matt-gonzalez/
Representative In Congress
Compare the candidates
Earl Pomeroy - D
Websitepomeroyforcongress.com
Duane Sand - R
Websitewww.duanesand.com
Governor And Lt. Governor
Compare the candidates
John Hoeven - R
Websitewww.hoevenforsenate.com
60
Jack Dalrymple - R
Websitedalrympleforgovernor.com
68
Tim Mathern - D
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/64-2015/members/senate/senator-tim-mathern
66
Merle Boucher - D
Websitewww.boucherforag.com
Duwayne Hendrickson - I
Dana Brandenburg - I
North Dakota Statewide Offices
State Treasurer
Compare the candidates
Kelly L. Schmidt - R
Websitekellyschmidt.org
54
Mitch Vance - D
Public Service Commissioner
Compare the candidates
Brian Kalk - R
Websitewww.psc.state.nd.us
Cheryl Bergian - D
Websitewww.cherylbergian.com
State Auditor
Compare the candidates
Robert R. "Bob" Peterson - R
Websitewww.nd.gov/auditor
65
Daryl Splichal - D
Insurance Commissioner
Compare the candidates
Adam Hamm - R
Websitewww.adamhamm.com
45
Jasper Schneider - D
Websitewww.jasperschneider.com/
North Dakota Senate
State Senator District 2
Compare the candidates
John M. Andrist - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/biography/john-andrist?
85
Dorvan Solberg - D
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/60-2007/house/representatives/bios/dorvansolberg.html
82
State Senator District 4
State Senator District 6
Compare the candidates
James Paul Bartlett - R
Websitebartlettndsenate.us
David Paul O'Connell - D
State Senator District 8
Compare the candidates
Layton W. Freborg - R
Westley Weible - D
State Senator District 10
Compare the candidates
Curtis Olafson - R
Websitewww.senatorolafson.org
Paul Bonaime - D
State Senator District 12
Compare the candidates
Dave E. Nething - R
John Grabinger - D
Websitewww.team12nd.com/JohnG/index.html
State Senator District 14
Compare the candidates
Jerry Klein - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/63-2013/members/senate/senator-jerry-klein
65
State Senator District 16
Compare the candidates
Joe Miller - R
Websitewww.votejoemiller.com
Harvey D. Tallackson - D
State Senator District 18
Compare the candidates
Andrew Lutz - R
Connie Triplett - D
Websitewww.team18grandforks.com/connie-triplett-biography.html
State Senator District 20
Compare the candidates
Martin Johnson - R
Elroy N. Lindaas - D
State Senator District 22
Compare the candidates
Gary A. Lee - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/63-2013/members/senate/senator-gary-a-lee?
69
John Lund - D
State Senator District 24
Compare the candidates
Dwight Grotberg - R
Websitewww.dwightgrotberg.com
Larry J. Robinson - D
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/62-2011/senate/senators/bios/lrobinson.html
State Senator District 26
Compare the candidates
Donnell Walstead - R
Jim Dotzenrod - D
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/biography/jim-dotzenrod
State Senator District 28
Compare the candidates
Robert S. Erbele - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/biography/robert-erbele?
Alan Bergman - D
State Senator District 30
State Senator District 32
Compare the candidates
Dick Dever - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/biography/dick-dever
Tom Asbridge - D
State Senator District 34
Compare the candidates
Dwight C. Cook - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/biography/dwight-cook
Arnold Zins - D
State Senator District 36
State Senator District 38
Compare the candidates
David Hogue - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/63-2013/members/senate/senator-david-hogue
Gary Granzotto - D
State Senator District 40
Compare the candidates
Karen K. Krebsbach - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/63-2013/members/senate/senator-karen-k-krebsbach
Dianne Giessinger - D
State Senator District 42
Compare the candidates
Nate Martindale - R
Mac Schneider - D
Websitewww.macschneider.com
State Senator District 44
Compare the candidates
Tim Flakoll - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/63-2013/members/senate/senator-tim-flakoll
57
Allan Branstiter - D
State Senator District 46
North Dakota House
State Representative District 2
Compare the candidates
David S. Rust - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/63-2013/members/house/representative-david-s-rust
71
Bob Skarphol - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/62-2011/house/representatives/bios/bskarphol.html
71
Cecile Wehrman - D
Websitececilewehrman.com
Lynn B. Jacobson - D
Websitejacobson4senate.com
54
State Representative District 4
Compare the candidates
Daryl J. Lies - R
Tom Conklin - D
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/62-2011/house/representatives/bios/tconklin.html
Kenton Onstad - D
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/63-2013/members/house/representative-kenton-onstad
63
State Representative District 6
Compare the candidates
Glen Froseth - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/62-2011/house/representatives/bios/gfroseth.html
83
Roger Slotsve - R
Bob Hunskor - D
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/62-2011/house/representatives/bios/bhunskor.html
Christine Peterson - D
State Representative District 8
Compare the candidates
Jeff W. Delzer - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/62-2011/house/representatives/bios/jdelzer.html
Dwight Wrangham - R
Ken Baker - D
Audrey Boe Olsen - D
State Representative District 10
Compare the candidates
Charles "Chuck" Damschen - R
Websitewww.chuckdamschen.com
62
David Monson - R
Richard Flanders - D
Kathy Stremick - D
State Representative District 12
State Representative District 14
Compare the candidates
Robin L. Weisz - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/62-2011/house/representatives/bios/rweisz.html
60
Duane L. Dekrey - R
Robert Stringer - D
Karen Volk - D
State Representative District 16
Compare the candidates
Phyllis Hankey Schindele - R
Joyce Kingsbury - R
Eugene F. Kachena - D
Robert "Tork" Kilichowski - D
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/62-2011/house/representatives/bios/rkilichowski.html
67
State Representative District 18
Compare the candidates
Mark Owens - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/63-2013/members/house/representative-mark-s-owens
60
Eliot Glassheim - D
Websitewww.eliot4nd.com
79
Lonny B. Winrich - D
State Representative District 20
Compare the candidates
Jacob Holm - R
Larry Brien - R
Richard Holman - D
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/biography/rick-holman
73
Lee Kaldor - R
State Representative District 22
Compare the candidates
Wesley R. Belter - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/biography/wesley-r-belter?
Vonnie Pietsch - R
Allan C. Peterson - D
Websitewww.electpeterson.com
Keith Gohdes - D
State Representative District 24
Compare the candidates
Dwight Kiefert - R
Websitedwightkiefert.com
Jon Wagar - R
Ralph Metcalf - D
Phillip Mueller - D
State Representative District 26
Compare the candidates
John Jiggs' Dyste - R
Gary Schnell - R
Bill Amerman - D
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/62-2011/house/representatives/bios/bamerman.html
Jerome Jerry Kelsh - D
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/biography/jerry-kelsh
76
State Representative District 28
Compare the candidates
Michael Don Brandenburg - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/62-2011/house/representatives/bios/mbrandenburg.html
60
William E. Kretschmar - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/62-2011/house/representatives/bios/wkretschmar.html
83
Isadore Gross - D
Kristen Vetter - D
State Representative District 30
Compare the candidates
Mike Nathe - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/63-2013/members/house/representative-mike-nathe
Dave Weiler - R
Casey Skovran - D
Carol A. Christianson - D
State Representative District 32
Compare the candidates
Mark A. Dosch - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/biography/mark-a-dosch?
Lisa Meier - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/biography/lisa-meier?
Cheryl Long Feather - D
Jim Unkenholz - D
State Representative District 34
Compare the candidates
Raeann G. Kelsch - R
Todd K. Porter - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/62-2011/house/representatives/bios/tkporter.html
56
Brent Veil - D
Rob Tausend - D
State Representative District 36
Compare the candidates
Mike Schatz - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/62-2011/house/representatives/bios/mischatz.htm
Shirley Meyer - D
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/62-2011/house/representatives/bios/sjmeyer.html
64
Todd M. Hall - D
State Representative District 38
Compare the candidates
Larry Bellew - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/biography/larry-bellew?
Dan J. Ruby - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/62-2011/house/representatives/bios/druby.html
52
Kurt D. Smith - D
Marilyn K. Carlson - D
State Representative District 40
Compare the candidates
Robert E. "Bob" Frantsvog - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/63-2013/members/house/representative-robert-frantsvog
Matthew M. "Matt" Klein - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/63-2013/members/house/representative-matthew-m-klein
Ben Scheeler - D
Sue Olafson - D
State Representative District 42
Compare the candidates
Stacey Dahl - R
Donald Dietrich - R
Corey Mock - D
Bruce A. Sanford - D
State Representative District 44
Compare the candidates
Donald L. Clark - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/62-2011/house/representatives/bios/donclark.html
77
Blair Thoreson - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/63-2013/members/house/representative-blair-thoreson
52
Janice Benson Johnson - D
Bob Jansen - D
Websitebobjansen44.com
68
State Representative District 46
Compare the candidates
Kathy Hawken - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/63-2013/members/house/representative-kathy-hawken
Jim Kasper - R
Websitewww.legis.nd.gov/assembly/63-2013/members/house/representative-jim-kasper
71
Pearce Tefft - D
Dennis Edwards - D
Referendums and Ballot Measures
Constitutional Measure No. 1
This constitutional measure would add a new section to Article X of the North Dakota Constitution.This measure would establish a permanent oil tax trust fund from oil and gas tax revenue exceeding one hundred million dollars per biennium, adjusted for inflation; interest earnings on the trust fund would be transferred to the general fund each year; and no more than twenty percent of the principal of the trust fund could be spent each biennium, if approved by three-fourths of the members of both houses of the legislature.YES --Means you approve the measure as summarized above.NO -- Means you reject the measure as summarized above.
Statutory Measure No. 2
This initiated statutory measure would amend sections 57-38-30 and 57-38-30.3 of the North Dakota Century Code.This initiated measure would amend sections 57-38-30 and 57-38-30.3 of the North Dakota Century Code for tax years beginning after December 31, 2008 by lowering the state corporate income tax rates by fifteen percent and the adjusted state income tax rates by fifty percent, except for one taxpayer bracket where the reduction would be forty-five percent and for two other brackets where some income would not be taxed.YES -- Means you approve the measure as summarized above.NO -- Means you reject the measure as summarized above.
Statutory Measure No. 3
This initiated statutory measure would add seven new sections to the North Dakota Century Code and amends section 54-27-25.This measure would establish a tobacco prevention and control advisory committee and an executive committee; develop and fund a comprehensive statewide tobacco prevention and control plan; and create a tobacco prevention and control trust fund to receive tobacco settlement dollars to be administered by the executive committee.YES -- Means you approve the measure as summarized above.NO -- Means you reject the measure as summarized above.
Statutory Measure No. 4
This initiated statutory measure would add two new sections to Title 65 of the North Dakota Century Code.This measure would provide for the appointment by the Governor of the director for the Workforce Safety and Insurance agency, the placement of its employees into the state personnel system, and for the appointment of independent administrative law judges to conduct hearings and make final decisions.YES -- Means you approve the measure as summarized above.NO -- Means you reject the measure as summarized above.
We Need Your Help