United States congressional delegations from North Dakota

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North Dakota
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Gender51.8% Male, 49.2% Female
Race90.1% White, American Indianan and Alaskan Native 5.5%, 1.5% Black, 1.1% Asian[1]
Ethnicity2.5% Hispanic
Unemployment rate3.2%
Median household income$49,415
Voter registration statistics38% R, 29% D
2012 Voter turnout61.1%
2012 Pres results58.3% Romney, 38.7% Obama
Upcoming electionsU.S. House, 2016
U.S. Senate, 2016
This page displays the historical members of U.S. Congress from North Dakota.

Here is the current partisan breakdown of the congressional members from North Dakota.

Congressional Partisan Breakdown from North Dakota
Party U.S. Senate U.S. House Total
     Democratic Party 1 0 1
     Republican Party 1 1 2
TOTALS as of May 2015 2 1 3

Current members


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U.S. Senate

See also: Classes of United States Senators

The current members of the U.S. Senate from North Dakota are:

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Heidi Heitkamp
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, North Dakota 2013January 3, 2019November 2018Link
John Hoeven
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, North Dakota 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link

U.S. House

The current member of the U.S. House from North Dakota is:

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Kevin Cramer
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Republican PartyU.S. House, North Dakota, At-Large District 2013January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link

Historical members


Historical Representation to the U.S. Senate by Party from North Dakota
Party Total
     Democratic 10
     Republican 14
Total Senators 24
Class 1 Senators from North Dakota
Senators Years Served Party
Lyman R. Casey 1889-1893 Republican
William N. Roach 1893-1899 Democratic
Porter J. McCumber 1899-1923 Republican
Lynn J. Frazier 1923-1941 Republican
William Langer 1941-1959 Republican
C. Norman Brunsdale 1959-1960 Republican
Quentin N. Burdick 1960-1992 Democratic
Jocelyn B. Burdick 1992-1992 Democratic
Kent Conrad 1992-2013 Democratic
Heidi Heitkamp 2013-Present Democratic
Class 3 Senators from North Dakota
Senators Years Served Party
Gilbert A. Pierce 1889-1891 Republican
Henry C. Hansbrough 1891-1909 Republican
Martin N. Johnson 1909-1909 Republican
Fountain L. Thompson 1909-1910 Democratic
William E. Purcell 1910-1911 Democratic
Asle J. Gronna 1911-1921 Republican
Edwin F. Ladd 1921-1925 Republican
Gerald P. Nye 1925-1945 Republican
John Moses 1945-1945 Democratic
Milton R. Young 1945-1981 Republican
Mark Andrews 1981-1987 Republican
Kent Conrad 1987-1992 Democratic
Byron L. Dorgan 1992-2011 Democratic
John Hoeven 2011-Present Republican


Historical Representation to the US House by Party from North Dakota
Party Total
     Democratic 5
     Republican 23
     Nonpartisan 1
Total Representatives 29
Representatives to the U.S. House from North Dakota
Representatives Years Served Party
Henry Clay Hansbrough 1889-1890 Republican
Martin Nelson Johnson 1891-1898 Republican
Burleigh Folsom Spalding 1899-1900, 1903-1904 Republican
Thomas Frank Marshall 1901-1908 Republican
Asle Jorgenson Gronna 1905-1910 Republican
Louis Benjamin Hanna 1909-1912 Republican
Henry Thomas Helgesen 1911-1918 Republican
Patrick Daniel Norton 1913-1918 Republican
George Morley Young 1913-1924 Republican
John Miller Baer 1917-1920 Republican
James Herbert Sinclair 1919-1934 Republican
Olger Burton Burtness 1921-1932 Republican
Thomas Hall 1923-1932 Republican
William Lemke 1933-1950 Nonpartisan
Usher Lloyd Burdick 1935-1958 Republican
Charles Raymond Robertson 1941-1948 Republican
Fred George Aandahl 1951-1952 Republican
Otto Krueger 1953-1958 Republican
Quentin Northrup Burdick 1959-1960 Democratic
Don Levingston Short 1959-1964 Republican
Hjalmar Carl Nygaard 1961-1964 Republican
Mark Andrews 1963-1980 Republican
Rolland W. Redlin 1965-1966 Democratic
Thomas Savig Kleppe 1967-1970 Republican
Arthur Albert Link 1971-1972 Democratic
Byron Leslie Dorgan 1981-1992 Democratic
Earl Ralph Pomeroy, III 1993-2010 Democratic
Rick Berg 2011-2013 Republican
Kevin Cramer 2013-Present Republican


  1. For more information on the parameters the U.S. Census Bureau use, please see our Race and Ethnicity on the United States Census page.