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George B. Sinner

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George B. Sinner
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Current candidacy
Running for U.S. House, North Dakota
Date of primaryJune 10, 2014
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
North Dakota State Senate District 46
In office
December 1, 2012 - present
Term ends
December 1, 2016
Years in position 2
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionBanker, American Federal Bank
Office website
Campaign website
George B. Sinner is a Democratic member of the North Dakota State Senate, representing District 46. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

He is a 2014 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the At-Large Congressional District of North Dakota.[1]

Sinner is the son of former Governor George Sinner.[2]


Sinner earned his Bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of North Dakota. He is an agriculture and business banker and Senior Vice President at American Federal Bank.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sinner served on the following committees:

North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013
Industry, Business and Labor



See also: North Dakota's At-Large Congressional District elections, 2014

Sinner is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent North Dakota's At-Large District.[1] Sinner is seeking the Democratic nomination in the primary on June 10, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.


See also: North Dakota State Senate elections, 2012

Sinner ran in the 2012 election for North Dakota Senate District 46. Sinner ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 12. He defeated incumbent Jim Roers (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

North Dakota State Senate, District 46, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge B. Sinner 52% 3,937
     Republican Jim Roers Incumbent 47.8% 3,619
     Other Write-in 0.2% 13
Total Votes 7,569

Campaign themes

Sinner made flood control the top priority of his campaign.[4]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Sinner is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Sinner raised a total of $27,170 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 30, 2013.[5]

George B. Sinner's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 North Dakota State Senate, District 46 Won $27,170
Grand Total Raised $27,170


Sinner won election to the North Dakota State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Sinner raised a total of $27,170.


Sinner and his wife, Margaret, have two children.[4] They currently reside in Fargo, North Dakota.

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Preceded by
Jim Roers (R)
North Dakota State Senate District 46
Succeeded by