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North Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2014

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North Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2014

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State Legislative Election Results

North Dakota House of Representatives2014 North Dakota State Senate Elections
Elections for the office of North Dakota House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on June 10, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 7, 2014.

Incumbents retiring

A total of ten incumbents are not running for re-election in 2014. Those incumbents are:

Name Party Current Office
Scot Kelsh Electiondot.png Democratic House District 11
Alon Wieland Ends.png Republican House District 13
Steve Zaiser Electiondot.png Democratic House District 21
Clark Williams Electiondot.png Democratic House District 25
John Wall Ends.png Republican House District 25
Brenda Heller Ends.png Republican House District 33
Nancy Johnson Ends.png Republican House District 37
David Drovdal Ends.png Republican House District 39
Curt Kreun Ends.png Republican House District 43
Joe Heilman Ends.png Republican House District 45

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the North Dakota House of Representatives:

North Dakota House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 23 Pending
     Republican Party 71 Pending
Total 94 94

Competitiveness

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 15 (63%) of the 24 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 11 Republicans and 4 Democrats are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 18 (75%) of the 24 districts (48 seats) up for election.

Primary challenges

A total of 4 incumbents will face primary competition on June 10. Ten incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 34 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The state representatives facing primary competition include:

Retiring incumbents

Ten incumbent representatives did not run for re-election, while 38 (79%) of the current 48 incumbents are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, three Democrats and seven Republicans, can be found above.

Qualifications

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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.

List of candidates

District 1

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:

District 3

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
  • Roscoe Streyle- Incumbent Streyle was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  • Andrew Maragos- Incumbent Maragos was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:

District 5

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
  • Roger Brabandt- Incumbent Brabandt was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  • Scott Louser- Incumbent Louser was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:

District 7

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
  • Rick Becker- Incumbent Becker was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  • Jason Dockter- Incumbent Dockter was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
November 4 General election candidates:

District 9

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
  • Tracy Boe- Incumbent Boe was first elected to the chamber in 2002.
  • Marvin Nelson- Incumbent Nelson was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:

District 11

Note: Incumbent Scot Kelsh (D) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
November 4 General election candidates:

District 13

Note: Incumbent Alon Wieland (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:

District 15

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
  • Curt Hofstad- Incumbent Hofstad was first elected to the chamber in 2006.
  • Dennis Johnson- Incumbent Johnson was first elected to the chamber in 1992.
November 4 General election candidates:

District 17

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
  • Mark Sanford- Incumbent Sanford was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  • Mark Owens- Incumbent Owens was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:

District 19

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:

District 21

Note: Incumbent Steve Zaiser (D) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:

District 23

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
  • Don Vigesaa- Incumbent Vigesaa was first elected to the chamber in 2002.
  • William Devlin- Incumbent Devlin was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:

District 25

Note: Incumbent Clark Williams (D) is not running for re-election.
Note: Incumbent John Wall (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:

District 27

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
  • Randy Boehning- Incumbent Boehning was first elected to the chamber in 2002.
  • Thomas Beadle- Incumbent Beadle was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:

District 29

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
  • Chet Pollert- Incumbent Pollert was first elected to the chamber in 1998.
  • Craig Headland- Incumbent Headland was first elected to the chamber in 2002.
November 4 General election candidates:

District 31

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
  • James Schmidt- Incumbent Schmidt was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  • Karen Rohr- Incumbent Rohr was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
November 4 General election candidates:

District 33

Note: Incumbent Brenda Heller (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:

District 35

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
  • Bob Martinson- Incumbent Martinson was first elected to the chamber in 2000.
  • Karen Karls- Incumbent Karls was first elected to the chamber in 2006.
November 4 General election candidates:

District 37

Note: Incumbent Nancy Johnson (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:

District 39

Note: Incumbent David Drovdal (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:

District 41

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
  • Bette Grande- Incumbent Grande was first elected to the chamber in 1996.
  • Al Carlson- Incumbent Carlson was first elected to the chamber in 1992.
November 4 General election candidates:

District 43

Note: Incumbent Curt Kreun (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:

District 45

Note: Incumbent Joe Heilman (R) is not running for re-election.

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
November 4 General election candidates:

District 47

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary candidates:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary candidates:
  • Lawrence Klemin- Incumbent Klemin was first elected to the chamber in 1998.
  • George Keiser- Incumbent Keiser was first elected to the chamber in 1992.
November 4 General election candidates:

See also

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