United States Senate elections in North Dakota, 2012

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Voters in North Dakota will elect one member to the U.S. Senate in the November 6, 2012 elections.

The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run is April 13, 2012. The primary elections will be held on June 12, 2012.

The election will fill the Class 1 Senate seat, which is currently held by Kent Conrad (D). First elected in 1986, Conrad is not running for re-election in 2012.

Candidates

Democratic PartyDemocratic Primary

Republican Party Republican primary

Election history

2010

On November 2, 2010, John Hoeven won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Tracy Potter and Keith J. Hanson in the general election.[1]

U.S. Senate, North Dakota General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Hoeven 76.2% 181,689
     Democratic-Nonpartisan League Tracy Potter 22.2% 52,955
     Libertarian Keith J. Hanson 1.6% 3,890
Total Votes 238,534

2006

On November 7, 2006, Kent Conrad won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Dwight Grotberg, Roland Riemers, and James Germalic in the general election.[2]

U.S. Senate, North Dakota General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKent Conrad Incumbent 68.8% 150,146
     Republican Dwight Grotberg 29.5% 64,417
     Independent Roland Riemers 1% 2,194
     Independent James Germalic 0.6% 1,395
Total Votes 218,152

See also

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