North Dakota House of Representatives Elections 2012

North Dakota House of Representatives Elections 2012

Incumbents Retiring

Name: Party: Current office:
Dave Weiler  Republican North Dakota House of Representatives District 30
Dwight Wrangham  Republican North Dakota House of Representatives District 8
Joe Kroeber  Democratic North Dakota House of Representatives District 12
Joyce Kingsbury  Republican North Dakota House of Representatives District 16
Lee Kaldor  Democratic North Dakota House of Representatives District 20
Lonny Winrich  Democratic North Dakota House of Representatives District 18
Phillip Mueller  Democratic North Dakota House of Representatives District 24
Ralph Metcalf  Democratic North Dakota House of Representatives District 24
Stacey Dahl  Republican North Dakota House of Representatives District 42
Vonnie Pietsch  Republican North Dakota House of Representatives District 22

Campaign Contributions

 

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

 

 

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

List of North Dakota House of Representatives Elections 2012 Candidates

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 2

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Dorvan Solberg 968 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • David S. Rust 1,749 (Winner) 
  • Bob Skarphol 1,791 (Winner)

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Dorvan Solberg
  • (Republican Party)David S. Rust (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)Bob Skarphol (Winner) 

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 4

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Kenton Onstad 1,022 (Winner)
  • Tom Conklin 862 (Winner) 

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Glen Froseth 1,474 (Winner) 

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Kenton Onstad (Winner) 
  • (Democratic Party)Tom Conklin
  • (Republican Party)Glen Froseth (Winner) 

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 6

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Bob Hunskor 1,560 (Winner)
  • Cindy Shattuck 1,398 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Dick Anderson 2,070 (Winner) 
  • Myron Hanson 2,030 (Winner)

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Cindy Shattuck
  • (Democratic Party)Bob Hunskor (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)Dick Anderson (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)Myron Hanson

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 7

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Tom Kelsh 791 (Winner)
  • Warren D. Larson 748 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Rick Becker 1,871 (Winner)
  • Jason Dockter 1,951 (Winner)

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Tom Kelsh
  • (Democratic Party)Warren D. Larson
  • (Republican Party)Rick Becker (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)Jason Dockter (Winner) 

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 8

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Casey D. Buchmann 1,014 (Winner)
  • Tanya Stebbins 1,081 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Jeff Delzer 2,416 (Winner) 
  • Vernon Laning 2,089 (Winner)

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Casey D. Buchmann
  • (Democratic Party)Tanya Stebbins
  • (Republican Party)Jeff Delzer (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)Vernon Laning (Winner) 

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 10

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • No candidates have filed for this district.

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Charles Damschen 2,162 (Winner)
  • David Monson 2,486 (Winner) 

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Republican Party)Charles Damschen (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)David Monson (Winner) 

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 12

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Jessica Haak 860 (Winner)
  • Lyle Hanson 923 (Winner) 

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Kenneth Hall 1,202 (Winner)
  • Alex Looysen 1,270 (Winner)

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Jessica Haak (Winner) 
  • (Democratic Party)Lyle Hanson
  • (Republican Party)Kenneth Hall
  • (Republican Party)Alex Looysen (Winner) 

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 14

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • No candidates have filed for this district.

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Duane DeKrey 1,793
  • Jon Nelson 1,855 (Winner) 
  • Robin Weisz 1,849 (Winner) 

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Republican Party)Jon Nelson (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)Robin Weisz (Winner) 

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 16

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Ben Hanson 559 (Winner)
  • Mike Lindemann 611 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Ben Koppelman 810 (Winner)
  • Mark Puppe 605 (Winner)

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Ben Hanson (Winner) 
  • (Democratic Party)John Lund
  • (Republican Party)Ben Koppelman (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)Harlan Goerger

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 18

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Eliot Glassheim 1,208 (Winner)
  • Marie Strinden 1,035 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Dane J. Ferguson 1,073 (Winner)

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Eliot Glassheim (Winner) 
  • (Democratic Party)Marie Strinden (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)Dane J. Ferguson

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 19

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Carol Gierszewski 839 (Winner)
  • Robert Kilichowski 978 (Winner) 

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Gary Paur 1,692 (Winner)
  • Wayne Trottier 1,570 (Winner)

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Carol Gierszewski
  • (Democratic Party)Robert Kilichowski
  • (Republican Party)Gary Paur (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)Wayne Trottier (Winner) 

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 20

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Rick Holman 1,352 (Winner)
  • Gail Mooney 1,247 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • No candidates have filed for this district.

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Rick Holman (Winner) 
  • (Democratic Party)Gail Mooney (Winner) 

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 22

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Allan Peterson 1,114 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Wesley R. Belter 1,640 (Winner) 
  • Peter F. Silbernagel 1,501 (Winner)

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Allan Peterson
  • (Republican Party)Wesley R. Belter (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)Peter F. Silbernagel (Winner) 

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 24

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Sharon E. Buhr 1,516 (Winner)
  • Naomi T. Muscha 1,397 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Dwight Kiefert 1,718 (Winner)
  • Myrene Peterson 1,274 (Winner)

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Sharon E. Buhr
  • (Democratic Party)Naomi T. Muscha (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)Dwight Kiefert (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)Myrene Peterson

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 26

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Bill Amerman 1,533 (Winner) 
  • Jerome Kelsh 1,552 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Sebastian Ertelt 1,031 (Winner)
  • Kathy Skroch 1,306 (Winner)

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Bill Amerman (Winner) 
  • (Democratic Party)Jerome Kelsh (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)Sebastian Ertelt
  • (Republican Party)Kathy Skroch

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 28

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Joan Hoffman 919 (Winner)
  • Austin Wald 918 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Michael D. Brandenburg 2,051 (Winner)
  • William E. Kretschmar 1,468 (Winner) 
  • Jeffery J. Magrum 1,459
  • Barton Schott 1,162

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Joan Hoffman
  • (Democratic Party)Austin Wald
  • (Republican Party)Michael D. Brandenburg (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)William E. Kretschmar (Winner) 

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 30

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Tom Decker 835 (Winner)
  • Daphne Ghorbani 752 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Diane Larson 1,652 (Winner)
  • Mike Nathe 1,764 (Winner)

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Tom Decker
  • (Democratic Party)Daphne Ghorbani
  • (Republican Party)Diane Larson (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)Mike Nathe (Winner) 

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 32

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Wade Schemmel 832 (Winner)
  • Jim Unkenholz 840 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Mark Dosch 1,710 (Winner) 
  • Lisa Meier 1,634 (Winner)

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Wade Schemmel
  • (Democratic Party)Jim Unkenholz
  • (Republican Party)Mark Dosch (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)Lisa Meier (Winner) 

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 34

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

    Lori Furaus 975 (Winner)
  • Sid Kadrmas 967 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Rae Ann Kelsch 839
  • Todd K. Porter 1,916 (Winner)
  • Nathan P. Toman 1,529 (Winner)

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Lori Furaus
  • (Democratic Party)Sid Kadrmas
  • (Republican Party)Todd K. Porter (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)Nathan P. Toman (Winner) 

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 36

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Bev Berger 625 (Winner)
  • Shirley Meyer 813 (Winner).

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Alan Fehr 1,404 (Winner)
  • Mike Schatz 1,887 (Winner)

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Bev Berger
  • (Democratic Party)Shirley Meyer
  • (Republican Party)Alan Fehr (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)Mike Schatz (Winner) 

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 38

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Robert E. Kibler 526 (Winner)
  • Mike Rose 582 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Larry Bellew 1,421 (Winner)
  • Dan Ruby 1,539 (Winner) 

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Robert E. Kibler
  • (Democratic Party)Mike Rose
  • (Republican Party)Larry Bellew. (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)Dan Ruby (Winner) 

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 40

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Sue Olafson 403 (Winner)
  • Louis Pinkerton 420 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Matthew Klein (write-in) 179 (Winner) 
  • Robert Frantsvog (write-in) 182 (Winner)

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Sue Olafson
  • (Democratic Party)Louis Pinkerton
  • (Republican Party)Matthew Klein (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)Robert Frantsvog (Winner) 

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 42

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Corey Mock 688 (Winner) 
  • Kylie Oversen 622 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • John Mitzel 518 (Winner)
  • Mike Peterson 469
  • Josh Schreiner 489 (Winner)

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Corey Mock (Winner) 
  • (Democratic Party)Kylie Oversen (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)John Mitzel
  • (Republican Party)Josh Schreiner

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 44

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Joshua A. Boschee 1,415 (Winner)
  • Bob Jansen 1,340 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Donald L. Clark 1,463 (Winner)
  • Blair Thoreson 1,478 (Winner) 

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Joshua A. Boschee (Winner) 
  • (Democratic Party)Bob Jansen
  • (Republican Party)Donald L. Clark
  • (Republican Party)Blair Thoreson (Winner) 

2012 North Dakota House of Representatives Elections - District 46

(Democratic Party) June 12 Democratic primary:

  • Diane R. Hill 1,104 (Winner)
  • Lee Myxter 960 (Winner)

(Republican Party) June 12 GOP primary:

  • Kathy Hawken 1,623 (Winner)
  • Jim Kasper 1,690 (Winner)

November 6 General election candidates:

  • (Democratic Party)Diane R. Hill
  • (Democratic Party)Lee Myxter
  • (Republican Party)Kathy Hawken (Winner) 
  • (Republican Party)Jim Kasper (Winner) 

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