Ballotpedia's 2012 General Election Review Articles: North Dakota Congressional Seats
By Ballotpedia's Congressional team
MADISON, Wisconsin: North Dakota had one U.S. House seat on the ballot in 2012, an at-large district which encompasses the entire state. Incumbent Rick Berg did not run for re-election, though the seat remained in Republican hands as the GOP nominee, Kevin Cramer, won the election.
Here is the candidate who won election in North Dakota.
|District||General Election Candidates||Incumbent||2012 Winner||Partisan Switch?|
|At-large|| Pam Gulleson
|Rick Berg||Kevin Cramer||No|
|Members of the U.S. House from North Dakota -- Partisan Breakdown|
|Party||As of November 2012||After the 2012 Election|
Both chambers of the United States Congress remain split after the November 6, 2012 election. Democrats increased their majority in the U.S. Senate while cutting into the Republicans majority in the U.S. House. Of the 435 candidates who won election to the U.S. House, 85 of them were challengers, which represents 19.5 percent of U.S. House members. Of those 85, 50 are Democratic and 35 are Republican. A total of 27 incumbents were defeated -- 10 Democratic and 17 Republican.
|2012 United States House General Election Results|
|Party||Total Winners||Incumbent Winners||Defeated Incumbents||Incumbent Re-Election Rate**||Non-Incumbent Winners|
|**Note: The incumbent re-election rate is calculated by dividing the total incumbents winners by the total incumbents who appeared on the general election ballot.|
- Ballotpedia:2012 general election preview articles
- November 6, 2012 election results
- Ballotpedia's 2012 General Election Preview Articles: Southeast Regional State Executive Officials
- United States Congressional election results, 2012
- United States House of Representatives elections in North Dakota, 2012
- North Dakota elections, 2012
- National contested primary average during the 2012 U.S. congressional elections