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Rick Berg
Rick Berg.jpg
U.S. House,
North Dakota, District At-Large
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Representative, North Dakota State House of Representatives
1984-2010
Education
Bachelor'sNorth Dakota State University, 1981
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 16, 1959
Place of birthMaddock, ND
ProfessionOwner/Broker, Goldmark Commercial Corporation
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
Rick Berg (b. September 16, 1959) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Berg serves the congressional district of North Dakota. Berg was first elected in 2010.

Career

  • 1981: Graduated from North Dakota State University, Fargo, N. Dak.
  • 1985-2011: Member of the North Dakota state house of representatives
  • 1993: Speaker, North Dakota state house of representatives
  • 2003-2009: Majority leader, North Dakota state house of representatives
  • 2011-Present: U.S Representative from North Dakota

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-2012

  • Ways and Means
    • Subcommittee on Human Resources
    • Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures
    • Subcommittee on Social Security

Issues

Political positions

Percentage voting with party

Rick Berg voted with the Republican Party 93.4% of the time, which ranked 101st among the 242 House Republican members as of November 2011.[1]

Elections

2010

On November 2, 2010, Berg won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Earl Pomeroy in the general election.[2]

U.S. House of Representatives, North Dakota Congressional District Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRick Berg 54.9% 129,802
     Democratic Earl Pomeroy 45.1% 106,542
Total Votes 236,344

Campaign donors

2010

Berg won election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Berg's campaign committee raised a total of $2,120,920 and spent $2,094,847.[3]

His top 5 contributors between 2009-2010 were:

Personal

Berg and his wife, Tracy Martin, have one child.

External links


References

Political offices
Preceded by
Earl Pomeroy
U.S. House of Representatives - North Dakota District at-large
2011–present
Succeeded by
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