|North Dakota State Senate District 25|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
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.
While a member of the North Dakota State Senate, Anderson served on the following committees:
- Finance and Taxation Committee, North Dakota State Senate
- Political Subdivisions Committee, North Dakota State Senate
| North Dakota State Senate, District 25 |
2010 General election results
|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.
On November 7, 2006, Anderson was elected to the 25th District Seat in the North Dakota State Senate, besting Cindy Beck (R).  Anderson raised $7,425 for his campaign, while Beck raised $3,100. 
|North Dakota Senate, District 25 (2008)|
|Arden Anderson (D)||2,238|
|Cindy Beck (R)||1,910|
In 2006, Anderson collected $7,425 in donations.
These were the largest contributors.
|NORTH DAKOTA DEMOCRATIC-NPL PARTY||$2,000|
|NORTH DAKOTA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION||$1,675|
|NORTH DAKOTA SENATE DEMOCRATIC-NPL CAUCUS||$1,250|
Anderson and his wife Marilyn have three children.
- Biography from the North Dakota State Senate website
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
|North Dakota State Senate District 25
| Succeeded by|
Larry Luick (R)