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Arden Anderson
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North Dakota State Senate District 25
Former member
Term in office began
2006
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Senator
Arden Anderson (b. September 3, 1942) was a Democratic member of the North Dakota State Senate. Anderson was a North Dakota State Representative from 1963 to 1964. He was a candidate for the North Dakota State Senate, District 25, in 2002. He then served in the North Dakota State House from 2003 to 2004. He was then a candidate for the North Dakota State House of Representatives, District 25, in 2004. He has been Chairman of the 25th District Democratic Non-Partisan League Party from 2005 to the present. He joined the North Dakota State Senate in 2006 and served until 2010, when he lost in the general election. He represented the 25th district.

Anderson was a General Ledger/Auditor for Community First National Bank-Wahpeton from 1962 to 1968. He then worked as a Clerk for Wahpeton Park Board from 1967 to 1995. He also worked as City Auditor/Finance Officer for the City of Wahpeton from 1968 to 2003.

Anderson earned his Associates in Accounting and Business Practice at the North Dakota College of Science in 1962.

Committee assignments

While a member of the North Dakota State Senate, Anderson served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: North Dakota State Senate elections, 2010

Anderson lost his bid for re-election to the North Dakota State Senate District 25 in the November 2 general election. He was defeated by Larry Luick (R).[1][2]

North Dakota State Senate, District 25
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Larry Luick (R) 2,125 50.38%
Arden C Anderson (D) 2,089 49.53%

Anderson was not opposed in the primary election on June 8, 2010.[3]

2006

On November 7, 2006, Anderson was elected to the 25th District Seat in the North Dakota State Senate, besting Cindy Beck (R). [4] Anderson raised $7,425 for his campaign, while Beck raised $3,100. [5]

North Dakota Senate, District 25 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Arden Anderson (D) 2,238
Cindy Beck (R) 1,910

Campaign donors

2006

In 2006, Anderson collected $7,425 in donations.[6]

These were the largest contributors.

Donor Amount
NORTH DAKOTA DEMOCRATIC-NPL PARTY $2,000
NORTH DAKOTA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION $1,675
NORTH DAKOTA SENATE DEMOCRATIC-NPL CAUCUS $1,250

Personal

Anderson and his wife Marilyn have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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North Dakota State Senate District 25
2006–present
Succeeded by
Larry Luick (R)