was a 2012 Republican
candidate who sought election to the U.S. Senate
from North Dakota
- See also: United States Senate elections in North Dakota, 2012
Sand ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing North Dakota. Sand was defeated by U.S. Rep. Rick Berg in the primary June 12. The general election was November 6, 2012.
|U.S. Senate-North Dakota Republican Primary, 2012
| Duane Sand
As of mid-April 2012, Sand was at a financial disadvantage heading into the Republican primary; he had just $81,000 in the bank and over $200,000 in debt, while his primary opponent, U.S. Rep. Rick Berg, had $1.6 million in campaign coffers.