US Senate Election in North Dakota 2012

US Senate Election in North Dakota 2012

US Senate Election in North Dakota 2012 Heidi Heitkamp Rick Berg
Nominee Heidi Heitkamp Rick Berg
Party Democratic Republican

Previous Senator
Kent Conrad
Democratic

  Senator-elected

Heidi Heitkamp
Democratic

The US Senate elections 2012 in North Dakota is going to take place in Hawaii on November 6th.

2012 US Senate Election in North Dakota

Candidates

  • Rick Berg (R), U.S. Representative
  • Heidi Heitkamp (D), Former ND Attorney General and 2000 Democratic gubernatorial nominee
  • Bill Kiefer (I), businessman

2012 US Senate Election in North Dakota Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Heidi
Heitkamp (D)
Rick
Berg (R)
Other Undecided
Rasmussen Reports July 10–11, 2012 400 ± 5.0% 40% 49% 2% 8%
Mason Dixon June 4–6, 2012 625 ± 4% 47% 46% 7%
Forum Communications Co. May 3–8, 2012 500 ± 4.3% 44% 51% 5%

US Senate Election Results in North Dakota 2012

United States Senate election in North Dakota 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
  Democratic Heidi Heitkamp 160,752 50.50% -18.30%
  Republican Rick Berg 157,758 49.50% +20.0%
Majority 2,994 1.0% -38.3%
Turnout 318,510    

2010 US Senate General Election in North Dakota Results

US Senate General Election in North Dakota 2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
  Republican John Hoeven 181,409 76.2%  
  Democratic Tracy Potter 52,854 22.2%  
  Libertarian Keith Hanson 3,880 1.6%  
Majority      
Turnout 238,143 100%  
Republican gain from Democratic Swing