|North Dakota House of Representatives District 40|
|North Dakota House Of Representatives District 5|
|2006 - 2010|
Pinkerton is the owner and veterinarian of Pinkerton Animal Hospital. He earned his BS/DVM at Texas A&M. Pinkerton and his wife, Ruth, have four children. 
While a member of the North Dakota House of Representatives, Anderson served on the following committees:
Pinkerton ran in the 2012 election for North Dakota House District 40. Pinkerton and Sue Olafson ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 12. They were defeated by incumbents Matthew Klein and Robert Frantsvog in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
Note: As of April 24, no Republican candidates had qualified for the ballot in District 40. Incumbents Matthew Klein (R) and Robert Frantsvog (R) did not file the proper paperwork before the filing deadline. Ultimately, Klein and Frantsvog earned the Republican nomination by each receiving at least 143 write-in votes in the June 12 primary.
Pinkerton lost his bid for re-election to one of two seats in District 5 of the North Dakota House of Representatives. Scott Louser (R) and Roger Brabandt (R) were elected to represent the district. The election took place on November 2, 2010.
|North Dakota State House, District 5|
|Scott Louser (R)||3,285|
|Roger Brabandt (R)||2,794|
|Louis Pinkerton (D)||2,733|
|Heidi Rintoul (D)||1,476|
|North Dakota House of Representatives, District 5|
|Louis Pinkerton (D-NPL)||2,656|
|Elwood Thorpe (D-NPL)||2,413|
|Mike Timm (R)||2,167|
|Roger Slotsve (R)||2,002|
In 2006, Pinkerton collected $2,950 in donations.
These were the contributors in 2006.
|WIILIAMS, DARRELL P||$1,500|
|DISTRICT 5 DEMOCRATIC-NPL||$500|
|NORTH DAKOTA HOUSE DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS||$400|
|BOILERMAKERS LOCAL 647||$300|
- North Dakota House of Representatives - Rep. Louis Pinkerton
- Project Vote Smart biographical profile
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
- Representative Pinkerton's facebook
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- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Pinkerton
- North Dakota Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Election Contest/Candidate List," accessed April 25, 2012
- The Dickinson Press "Scramble for ND Sen candidate in Minot district," April 24, 2012
- Wahpeton Daily News, "Write-in campaign succeeds for Minot Republicans," June 13, 2012
- 2010 Candidate List
- Unofficial North Dakota House of Representatives General Election Results
- North Dakota House of Representatives official election results for 2006
- 2008 contributions
|North Dakota House Of Representatives District 5
| Succeeded by|
Scott Louser (R) Roger Brabandt (R)
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