Eric Olson (North Dakota)

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U.S. House, North Dakota, At-Large
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Eric Olson was a 2012 Libertarian candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the At-large Congressional District of North Dakota.



See also: North Dakota's At-Large Congressional District elections, 2012

Olson lost to Republican Kevin Cramer in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing North Dakota At-large district. Olson ran unopposed in the Libertarian primary on June 12, 2012. The general election was November 6, 2012.[1][2]

According to the Washington Post, North Dakota was a battleground district in 2012, with incumbent Rick Berg running for Senate and Republicans duking it out in the primary. Democrat Pam Gulleson had a "fighting chance" in a conservative state.[3]

U.S. House, North Dakota At-Large District General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Pam Gulleson 41.7% 131,870
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Cramer 54.9% 173,585
     Libertarian Eric Olson 3.2% 10,261
     Write In N/A 0.2% 508
Total Votes 316,224
Source: North Dakota Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

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