|North Dakota State Senate District 3|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
Horne was Vice President of College Relations for Valley City State University. He then worked as Director for North Dakota Parks & Recreation Department. He has also worked as Manager for Minot Office Verendrye Electric Co-operative.
Horne earned his BS from Valley City State University. He went on to receive his MA from the University of North Dakota. He then earned his PhD from the University of Montana.
While a member of the North Dakota State Senate, Horne served on the following committees:
- Government and Veterans Affairs Committee, North Dakota State Senate
- Industry, Business and Labor Committee, North Dakota State Senate
| North Dakota State Senate, District 3 |
2010 General election results
|Oley Larsen (R)||2,424||54.29%|
|Robert Horne (D)||2,035||45.58%|
Horne was not opposed in the primary election on June 8, 2010.
On November 7, 2006, Horne was elected to the 3rd District Seat in the North Dakota State Senate, besting Randy Schobinger (R).  Horne raised $13,250 for his campaign, while Yockim raised $6,820. 
|North Dakota Senate, District 3 (2008)|
|Robert Horne (D)||2,225|
|Randy Schobinger (R)||1,823|
In 2006, Horne collected $13,250 in donations.
These were his largest contributors.
|KAMBHAMPATI, RAMANA S||$2,000|
|NORTH DAKOTA DEMOCRATIC-NPL PARTY||$2,000|
|NORTH DAKOTA SENATE DEMOCRATIC-NPL CAUCUS||$1,250|
Horne and his wife Deanne have three children.
- Biography from the North Dakota State Senate website
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 1998
|North Dakota State Senate District 3
| Succeeded by|
Oley Larsen (R)