|North Dakota House of Representatives, District 35|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|North Dakota State Senate, District 35|
|2007 – 2010|
|Bachelor's||University of North Dakota|
|Master's||University of North Dakota|
Potter previously was a Democratic member of the North Dakota State Senate. He joined the North Dakota State Senate in 2007 and served in that position representing the 35th District until 2010 when he chose not to run for re-election.
Potter earned his B.A. and M.A. in History from the University of North Dakota. Potter is the President of the Fort Abraham Lincoln Foundation. He is also the author of Sheheke: Mandan Indian Diplomat.
While a member of the North Dakota State Senate, Potter served on the following committees:
- Industry, Business and Labor Committee, North Dakota State Senate
- Transportation Committee, North Dakota State Senate
Elections for the office of North Dakota House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 10, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 7, 2014. Incumbent Bob Martinson and incumbent Karen Karls were unopposed in the Republican primary, while Tracy Potter and Darrell Miller were unopposed in the Democratic primary. Potter, Miller, Martinson and Karls will face off in the general election.
Potter ran for North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction in 2012. He faced Max Laird and Kirsten Baesler in the primary on June 12, coming in second, and was defeated by Baesler in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction General Election, 2012|
|Election Results via North Dakota Secretary of State.|
Potter did not seek re-election in 2010.
On November 7, 2006, Potter was elected to the 35th District Seat in the North Dakota State Senate, besting Margaret Sitte (R). Potter raised $21,585 for her campaign, while Sitte raised $1,950.
|North Dakota Senate, District 35 (2008)|
|Tracy Potter (D)||2,933|
|Margaret Sitte (R)||2,883|
In 2006, Potter collected $21,585 in donations.
These were the largest contributors.
|NORTH DAKOTA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION||$4,175|
|NORTH DAKOTA DEMOCRATIC-NPL PARTY||$2,000|
|NORTH DAKOTA SENATE DEMOCRATIC-NPL CAUCUS||$1,750|
|DISTRICT 35 DEMOCRATIC-NPL||$1,600|
Potter and his wife, Laura Anhalt, have two children.
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- North Dakota House of Representatives
- North Dakota Legislative Assembly
- North Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2014
- North Dakota House of Representatives District 35
- Facebook campaign page
- Biography from the North Dakota State Senate website
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
- North Dakota Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Election Contest/Candidate List," accessed April 9, 2014
- North Dakota Secretary of State, "Official Results Primary Election - June 10, 2014," accessed July 8, 2014
- Devils Lake Journal, "ND primary election to be held Tuesday," June 6, 2012
- Bismark Tribune, "General Election Results," accessed November 6, 2012
- North Dakota Secretary of State, "2006 General election results," accessed May 13, 2014
- Follow the Money, "North Dakota Senate spending, 2006," accessed May 13, 2014
- 2008 contributions
|North Dakota State Senate District 35
| Succeeded by|
Margaret Sitte (R)
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