North Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2012

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North Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Majority controlCampaign contributions
QualificationsTerm limitsImpact of Redistricting

State Legislative Election Results

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North Dakota House of Representatives2012 North Dakota Senate Elections
Elections for the office of North Dakota House of Representatives will be held in North Dakota on November 6, 2012. A total of 46 seats will be up for election. Legislators serve four-year terms in North Dakota. In 2010, 48 legislators were elected.

The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was April 13, 2012. The primary election day will be June 12, 2012.

See also: North Dakota State Senate elections, 2012 and State legislative elections, 2012

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 6 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the North Dakota House of Representatives:

North Dakota State Senate
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 12 13
     Republican Party 35 33
     Vacancy 1
Total 47 47


Campaign contributions

This chart shows how many candidates ran for state house in North Dakota in past years and the cumulative amount of campaign contributions in state house races, including contributions in both primary and general election contests. All figures come from Follow The Money.[1]

Year Number of candidates Total contributions
2010 87 $428,028
2008 91 $403,833
2006 91 $303,682
2004 93 $194,667
2002 98 $166,920

In 2010, the candidates for state house raised a total of $428,028 in campaign contributions. The top 10 donors were: [2]

Donor Amount
Lignite Energy Council $32,500
House Democratic-NPL Caucus of North Dakota $30,130
North Dakota Association of Realtors $27,679
Boilermakers Local 647 $20,250
Marathon Oil $18,000
North Dakota Association of Telecommunications Cooperatives $17,000
DAK PAC $16,500
North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives $14,800
House Republican Caucus of North Dakota $14,303
North Dakota Petroleum Council $12,175

Qualifications

Article 4, Section 5 of the North Dakota Constitution states: State Senators and Representatives must be, on the day of the election, qualified voters in the district from which they are chosen and a resident of the state for one year preceding election to office.

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District 12

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District 38

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District 40

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District 42

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District 44

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