|North Dakota House of Representatives District 2|
|2008 - Present|
|December 1, 2016|
|Years in position||5|
|Per diem||Up to $1,351/month for lodging|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 8, 2016|
|Bachelor's||Valley City State College, 1967|
|Master's||Bowling Green State University, 1972|
|Birthday||December 8, 1945|
|Place of birth||Mercer, ND|
Rust earned a BA in Mathematics from Valley City State College in 1967; a MA in Teaching from Bowling Green State University in 1972; and an Education Specialist Degree in Education Administration from Tri-College University in 1994. Rust and his wife, Claudia, have four children; Erin, Lindsey, Shellann, and Tyler.
Rust has worked as a teacher in North Sargent Public School from 1967-1974; was the Superintendent of Jud and Regent in North Dakota from 1974-1980; and was Superintendent of Schools from 1980-2008.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Rust served on the following committees:
|North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rust served on the following committees:
|North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2011|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Rust served on the following committee:
|North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2009|
Rust ran in the 2012 election for North Dakota Senate District 2. Rust and fellow incumbent Bob Skarphol ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 12. They defeated Dorvan Solberg in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|North Dakota House of Representatives, District 2|
|David Rust (R)||3,367|
|Robert Skarphol (R)||3,065|
|Cecile Wehrman (D-NPL)||2,572|
|Lynn Jacobson (D-NPL)||2,570|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2008, Rust collected $3,350 in donations.
These were the contributors in 2008.
|HOUSE REPUBLICAN CAUCUS OF NORTH DAKOTA||$1,500|
|CARLSON, DAVID C||$550|
|NORTH DAKOTA PETROLEUM COUNCIL||$500|
|MAU, ROBERT (BOB)||$300|
- North Dakota House of Representatives - Rep. David Rust
- Project Vote Smart biographical profile
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008
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