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November 30, 2012

By Bailey Ludlam

North Dakota

BISMARCK, North Dakota: Election results for North Dakota's November 6, 2012 elections are officially certified.

According to state officials, a total of 325,862 votes were cast in the general election exceeding the previous record of 324,179 votes set in 1984.[1]

Five statewide measures and more than 80 seats were up for a vote on the November 6, 2012 state election. Seats up for a vote included one in the U.S. Senate, one in the U.S. House, six state executive positions, 25 seats in the state senate, and 50 seats in the state house.

Official election results can be found here.

Elections by type

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See also: United States House of Representatives elections in North Dakota, 2012

Prior to the election, Republicans held the one Congressional at-large district.

Members of the U.S. House from North Dakota -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 0 0
     Republican Party 1 1
Total 1 1

See also: North Dakota State Senate elections, 2012

Heading into the election, Republicans maintained partisan control in the state senate.

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


See also: North Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Heading into the election, Republicans maintained partisan control in the state house.

North Dakota House of Representatives
Party As of November 5, 2012 After the 2012 Election
     Democratic Party 25 23
     Republican Party 69 71
Total 94 94

See also: North Dakota 2012 ballot measures

June 12:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Admin of gov't Allows legislators to be appointed to full-time appointive state office Approveda
CICA Measure 2 Taxes Eliminates property taxes as a source of state revenue Defeatedd
CICA Measure 3 Religion Prohibits gov't from burdening person or organization from religious liberty Defeatedd
VR Measure 4 Motto and symbols Repeals the North Dakota Legislature's decision to allow UND to drop the Fighting Sioux nickname. Approveda

November 6:

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Measure 1 Admin of gov't Revokes the authority for the poll tax and remove the offensive language Approveda
LRCA Measure 2 Admin of gov't Requires the governor and other executive officials to take an oath of office Approveda
CICA Measure 3 Animal rights Blocks any law which abridges the right of farmers and ranchers. Approveda
CISS Measure 4 Smoking bans Bana smoking in all indoor workplaces. Approveda
CISS Measure 5 Treatment of animals Makes it a felony to maliciously harm a cat, dog, or horse, with exemptions for people with occupations involving animals. Defeatedd

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