Charles Damschen

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Charles Damschen
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North Dakota House of Representatives District 10
Incumbent
In office
2004 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2016
Years in position 10
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$152/day
Per diemUp to $1,351/month for lodging
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolHampden High School
Personal
BirthdayMarch 27, 1955
Place of birthDevils Lake, ND
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Charles 'Chuck' Damschen (b. March 27, 1955) is a Republican member of the North Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 10. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.

Biography

Damschen received his diploma from Hampden High School. He was the owner and operator of Damschen Farm from 1995 to 2004. Damschen has also been the Assessor and Clerk for Storlie Township since 1977.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy and Natural Resources
Human Services

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Damschen served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Damschen served on the following committee:

Elections

2012

See also: North Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Damschen ran in the 2012 election for North Dakota Senate District 10. Damschen and fellow incumbent David Monson were unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

North Dakota House of Representatives, District 10 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Monson Incumbent 53.5% 4,914
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Damschen Incumbent 46.5% 4,279
Total Votes 9,193

2008

On November 4, 2008, Damschen won election by finishing 2ND out of 4 candidates for District 10 of the North Dakota House of Representatives.[3]

North Dakota House of Representatives, District 10
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Charles Damschen (R) 2,587
Green check mark transparent.png David Monson (R) 2,871
Kathy Stremick (D-NPL) 2,566
Richard Flanders (D-NPL) 2,148

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Damschen is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Damschen raised a total of $9,193 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 29, 2013.[4]

Charles Damschen's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 North Dakota State House, District 10 Won $2,200
2010 North Dakota State House, District 10 Not up for election $0
2008 North Dakota State House, District 10 Won $4,200
2006 North Dakota State House, District 10 Not up for election $0
2004 North Dakota State House, District 10 Won $2,793
2000 North Dakota State Senate, District 10 Defeated $0
Grand Total Raised $9,193

2012

Damschen won re-election to the North Dakota State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Damschen raised a total of $2,200.
North Dakota State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Charles Damschen's campaign in 2012
North Dakota Long Term Care Association$600
North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives$400
North Dakota Petroleum Council$350
North Dakota Chiropractic Association$300
Newfield Exploration Co.$300
Total Raised in 2012$2,200
Source:Follow the Money

2008

Damschen won re-election to the North Dakota State House in 2011. During that election cycle, Damschen raised a total of $4,200.

2004

Damschen won election to the North Dakota State House in 2004. During that election cycle, Damschen raised a total of $2,793.

Personal

Damschen and his wife, Alice, have three children. They currently reside in Hampden, North Dakota.

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