United States House of Representatives elections in North Dakota, 2014

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North Dakota's At-Large Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 10, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Kevin Cramer Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Kevin Cramer Republican Party
Kevin Cramer.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

FairVote's Monopoly Politics: Safe R[2]
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[3]

North Dakota U.S. House Elections
At-Large District

2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in North Dakota will take place on November 4, 2014. Voters will elect one candidate to serve in the U.S. House from the state's At-Large Congressional District.

North Dakota is one of 14 states that uses an open primary system, in which voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[4][5][6]

The incumbent heading into the election is Kevin Cramer (R), who was first elected in 2012.

North Dakota has a single at-large congressional district, which makes up the entire state.

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the one congressional seat from North Dakota.

Members of the U.S. House from North Dakota -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 0 0
     Republican Party 1 1
Total 1 1


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June 10, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Primary

Campaign contributions

Candidates for Congress were required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Kevin Cramer's reports.[9]

Kevin Cramer (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[10]April 15, 2013$33,745.73$44,180.73$(29,101.41)$48,825.05
July Quarterly[11]July 15, 2013$48,825.05$80,394.00$(43,372.23)$85,846.82
October Quarterly[12]October 15, 2013$85,846.82$222,445.00$(68,818.81)$239,473.01
Year-End[13]January 31, 2014$239,473.01$116,178.57$(62,887.45)$292,764.13
April Quarterly[14]April 14, 2014$292,764.13$269,814.07$(58,001.23)$504,576.97
Pre-Primary[15]May 29, 2014$504,576.97$110,027.70$(64,662.89)$549,941.78
July Quarterly[16]July 15, 2014$549,941.78$125,648.00$(22,190.17)$653,399.61
October Quarterly[17]October 23, 2014$653,399.61$364,197.13$(550,195.84)$467,400.90
Pre-General[18]October 23, 2014$467,400.90$31,219.00$(334,614.29)$164,005.61
Running totals

District history


On November 6, 2012, Kevin Cramer (R) won election to the United States House. He defeated Pam Gulleson and Eric Olson (L) in the general election.

U.S. House, North Dakota At-Large District General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Pam Gulleson 41.7% 131,870
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Cramer 54.9% 173,585
     Libertarian Eric Olson 3.2% 10,261
     Write In N/A 0.2% 508
Total Votes 316,224
Source: North Dakota Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Rick Berg won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Earl Pomeroy in the general election.[19]

U.S. House, 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

See also


  1. Cook Political Report, "2014 House Race Ratings for August 8, 2014," accessed August 25, 2014
  2. FairVote's Monopoly Politics, "2014 House Projections," accessed August 25, 2014
  3. Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 House Races," accessed August 25, 2014
  4. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  5. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  6. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013, through January 3, 2014, researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  7. Inforum, "George B. Sinner to seek Democratic nomination to challenge Cramer for ND congressional seat," accessed March 18, 2014 (dead link)
  8. Jack Seaman for Congress, "Home", accessed January 24, 2014
  9. Federal Election Commission, "Kevin Cramer's Summary Report," accessed July 22, 2013
  10. Federal Election Commission, "Cramer for Congress April Quarterly," accessed October 25, 2013
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Cramer for Congress July Quarterly," accessed October 25, 2013
  12. Federal Election Commission, "Cramer for Congress October Quarterly," accessed October 25, 2013
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Cramer for Congress Year-End," accessed May 19, 2014
  14. Federal Election Commission, "Cramer for Congress April Quarterly," accessed May 19, 2014
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Cramer for Congress Pre-Primary," accessed July 7, 2014
  16. Federal Election Commission, "Cramer for Congress July Quarterly," accessed October 31, 2014
  17. Federal Election Commission, "Cramer for Congress October Quarterly," accessed October 31, 2014
  18. Federal Election Commission, "Cramer for Congress Pre-General," accessed October 31, 2014
  19. U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"