|North Dakota State Senate District 37|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||15|
|State Senate Majority Leader|
|2013 - present|
|Per diem||Up to $1,351/month for lodging|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|North Dakota State House of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||Dickinson State University|
|Master's||Northern State University|
On September 6, 2011, Wardner was selected as the North Dakota State Senate Majority Leader for a special session. Wardner replaced Bob Stenehjem, who was killed in a car accident earlier in the year.
Wardner served in the North Dakota House of Representatives from 1991 to 1997.
Wardner earned his B.S. from Dickinson State University. He later received his M.S. from Northern State University. Wardner is a Math/Chemistry Teacher at Dickinson High School.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Armstrong served on the following committees:
Wardner has not been assigned to any standing committees as of January 31, 2013
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Wardner served on this committee:
|North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2011|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Wardner served on this committee:
|North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2009|
|North Dakota Senate General Election, District 37 (2010)|
|Rich Wardner (R)||4,064||98.98%|
On November 7, 2006, Wardner was re-elected to the 73th District Seat in the North Dakota State Senate, besting Chad Berger (D).  Wardner raised $4,767 for his campaign, while Berger did not raise any money. 
|North Dakota Senate, District 37 (2008)|
|Rich Wardner (R)||2,944|
|Chad Berger (D)||1,518|
In 2010, Wardner received $4,025 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|North Dakota State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Rich Wardner's campaign in 2010|
|North Dakota Association Of Realtors||$1,000|
|North Dakota Chiropractic Association||$500|
|North Dakota Long Term Care Association||$500|
|North Dakota Association Of Rural Electric Cooperatives||$400|
|Total Raised in 2010||$4,025|
In 2006, Wardner collected $4,767 in donations.
These were the largest contributors.
|NORTH DAKOTA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS||$667|
|NORTH DAKOTA ASSOCIATION OF TELEPHONE COOPERATIVES||$500|
|NORTH DAKOTA LIGNITE COUNCIL||$500|
Wardner and his wife, Kathleen, have two children. They currently reside in Dickinson, North Dakota.
- Summary, biography, voting record, and interest group ratings at Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions at Follow The Money
- Profile at Wikipedia
- ↑ Grand Forks Herald "Dickinson's Wardner new N.D. Senate majority leader," September 6, 2011
- ↑ Legis.nd.gov "Senator Rich Wardner," Accessed January 31, 2013
- ↑ North Dakota candidate list
- ↑ 2010 North Dakota Primary Election Results
- ↑ North Dakota 2010 General Election Results
- ↑ 2006 election results, North Dakota Senate
- ↑ North Dakota Senate spending, 2006
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 contributions
- ↑ 2008 contributions
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