North Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2008
Elections for the office of the North Dakota House of Representatives were held on November 4, 2008.
The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was April 11, 2008. The primary election day was June 10, 2008.
Article 4, Section 5 of the North Dakota Constitution states: State Senators and Representatives must be, on the day of the election, qualified voters in the district from which they are chosen and a resident of the state for one year preceding election to office.
This chart shows how many candidates ran for state house in North Dakota in past years and the cumulative amount of campaign contributions in state house races, including contributions in both primary and general election contests. All figures come from Follow The Money.
|Year||Number of candidates||Total contributions|
During the 2008 election, the total contributions to the 91 House candidates was $406,833. The top 10 contributors were:
|2008 Donors, North Dakota House of Representatives|
|Boilermakers Local 647||$29,900|
|North Dakota Republican Party||$28,200|
|North Dakota Republican House Caucus||$24,500|
|Lignite Energy Council||$19,000|
|North Dakota Democratic-NPL House Caucus||$16,800|
|North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives||$15,541|
|North Dakota Association of Telecommunications Cooperatives||$15,050|
|North Dakota Petroleum Council||$14,650|
|House Republican Caucus of North Dakota||$12,575|