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Donald Clark
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North Dakota House of Representatives District 44
Former member
In office
2004 - 2012
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$148/day
Per diemUp to $1,040/month for lodging
Elections and appointments
Last election2008
First elected2004
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNorth Dakota State University, 1961
Personal
BirthdayAugust 15, 1939
Place of birthWoodworth, ND
ProfessionPresident/Chief Executive Officer, Mid America Steel
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
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Donald Clark (b. August 15, 1939) is a former Republican member of the North Dakota House of Representatives, representing the 44th District from 2004 to 2012.

Clark is the president and chief executive officer of Mid America Steel. His professional experience also includes project engineering.

Clark earned his B.S. in civil engineering from North Dakota State University. He and his wife, Judi, have three children; Rayessa, Byron, and Melissa.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Clark served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Clark served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: North Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Clark ran in the 2012 election for North Dakota Senate District 44. Clark was defeated by Blair Thoreson and Joshua A. Boschee in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

North Dakota House of Representatives, District 44 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoshua Boschee 26.2% 3,420
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBlair Thoreson Incumbent 25.9% 3,380
     Democratic Bob Jansen 24.2% 3,156
     Republican Donald Clark 23.7% 3,098
Total Votes 13,054

2008

On November 4, 2008, Clark won election by finishing 2nd out of 4 candidates for District 44 of the North Dakota House of Representatives.[4]

North Dakota House of Representatives, District 44
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Donald Clark (R) 3,270
Green check mark transparent.png Blair Thoreson (R) 3,324
Bob Jansen (D-NPL) 3,070
Janice Benson Johnson (D-NPL) 2,947

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, Clark collected $15,975 in donations.[5]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
NORTH DAKOTA REPUBLICAN PARTY $8,400
ELLINGSON, ARNOLD L $1,000
NORTH DAKOTA REPUBLICAN HOUSE CAUCUS $1,000
CURRIER, DAVID L $500
LIGNITE ENERGY COUNCIL $500
CURRIER, RICHARD L $500
CURRIER, DANIEL R $500

Scorecards

NDPC: North Dakota Legislative Review

See also: North Dakota Policy Council: North Dakota Legislative Review

The North Dakota Policy Council, a North Dakota-based nonprofit research organization which describes itself as "liberty-based", published the North Dakota Legislative Review, a comprehensive report on how state legislators voted during the 2011 legislative session. The scorecard seeks to show how North Dakota legislators voted on the principles the Council seeks to promote. The Council recorded and scored votes on both spending bills and policy bills, and awarded points accordingly. Policy issues voted upon included income tax cuts, pension reform, and government transparency. On spending legislation, the Council accorded a percentage score based on how much spending the legislator voted against. On policy legislation, scores range from the highest score (100%) to the lowest (0%). A higher score indicates that the legislator voted more in favor of the values supported by the Council.[6] Clark received a score of 67.47% on policy legislation and voted against 1.89% of state spending. Clark was ranked 31st on policy and 91st on spending, out of 94 House members evaluated for the study.[7]

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