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Arthur Behm

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Arthur Behm
North Dakota State Senate District 19
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Dairy Farmer
Arthur Behm (b. March 25, 1942) was a Democratic member of the North Dakota State Senate. Behm was Chairman of the Unity School Board from 1980 to 1990. He joined the North Dakota State Senate in 2006. He served in that position, representing the 19th district until he was defeated in the 2010 election. Behm served in the United States Army from 1952 to 1954. He is currently a dairy farmer.

Committee assignments

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



See also: North Dakota State Senate elections, 2010

Behm lost his bid for re-election to the North Dakota State Senate District 19. He was defeated by Gerald Uglem (R) in the November 2 general election.[1][2]

North Dakota State Senate, District 19
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Gerald Uglem (R) 2,298 63.12%
Arthur Behm (D) 1,277 35.63%

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


On November 7, 2006, Behm was elected to the 19th District Seat in the North Dakota State Senate, besting Duane Mutch (R). [4] Behm raised $750 for his campaign, while Mutch raised $3,350. [5]

North Dakota Senate, District 19 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Arthur Behm (D) 1,622
Duane Mutch (R) 1,618

Campaign donors


In 2006, Behm collected $750 in donations.[6]

These were his contributors.

Donor Amount
DAK PAC $500


Behm and his wife Phyllis have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
North Dakota State Senate District 19
Succeeded by
Gerald Uglem (R)