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North Dakota: U.S. Representatives

U.S. Representatives from North Dakota, 1889-2013 (May be incomplete!)

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1889 Oct 1: Daniel W. Maratta (Dem), defeated.
  • 1917 Apr 10: Henry T. Helgesen, died in office.
  • 1912 Nov 5: George M. Young (Rep), elected; J. A. Minckler (Dem), defeated; J. A. Yoder (Socialist), defeated.
  • 1912: Halvor L. Halvorson, defeated.
  • 1911 Feb 2: Asle J. Gronna, resigned.
  • 1920 Nov 2: Olger B. Burtness (Rep), elected; John Miller Baer (Non-Partisan League), defeated.
  • 1922 Nov 7: Olger B. Burtness (Rep), elected unopposed.
  • 1920 Nov 2: George M. Young (Rep), elected; Ole H. Olson (Non-Partisan League), defeated.
  • 1922 Nov 7: George M. Young (Rep), elected; J. W. Deemy (Progressive), defeated.
  • 1924: Gerald P. Nye, defeated.
  • 1920 Nov 2: James H. Sinclair (Rep), elected; R. A. Johnson (Dem), defeated.
  • 1922 Nov 7: James H. Sinclair (Rep), elected; E. J. Hughes (Dem), defeated.
  • 1932: Thomas Hall, defeated for nomination. Usher L. Burdick, defeated.
  • 1934 Nov 6: Jasper Haaland (Communist), defeated.
  • 1936 Nov 3: Jasper Haaland (Communist), defeated.
  • 1942 Nov 3: Usher L. Burdick (Rep), elected; William Lemke (Rep), elected; Charles R. Robertson (Ind), defeated; Halvor L. Halvorson (Dem), defeated; E. A. Johansson (Dem), defeated.
  • 1946 Nov 5: William Lemke (Rep), elected; Charles R. Robertson (Rep), elected; James M. Hanley (Dem), defeated; Edwin Cooper (Dem), defeated.
  • 1950 May 30: William Lemke, died in office.
  • 1963 Jul 18: Hjalmar Carl Nygaard, died in office.
  • 1963 Oct 22: Mark Andrews (Rep), elected.
  • 1964 Nov 3: Mark Andrews (Rep), elected; George A. Sinner (Dem), defeated; Eugene Van Der Hoeven (Ind), defeated; Roger Voracheck (Ind), defeated.
  • 1966 Nov 8: Mark Andrews (Rep), elected; S. F. Buckshot Hoffner (Dem), defeated.
  • 1964 Nov 3: Rolland W. Redlin (Dem), elected; Don L. Short (Rep), defeated.
  • 1966 Nov 8: Thomas S. Kleppe (Rep), elected; Rolland W. Redlin (Dem), defeated.
  • 1970 Nov 3: Mark Andrews (Rep), elected; James E. Brooks (Dem), defeated. Arthur A. Link (Dem), elected; Robert McCarney (Rep), defeated.
  • 1984 Nov 6: Byron L. Dorgan (Dem), elected; Lois Ivers Altenburg (Rep), defeated.
  • 1986 Nov 4: Byron L. Dorgan (Dem), elected; Syver Vinje (Rep), defeated; Gerald W. Kopp (Ind), defeated.
  • 1988 Nov 8: Byron L. Dorgan (Dem), elected; Steve Sydness (Rep), defeated; Kris Brekke (Libertarian), defeated.
  • 1990 Nov 6: Byron L. Dorgan (Dem), elected; Edward T. Schafer (Rep), defeated.
  • 1992 Nov 3: Earl Pomeroy (Dem), elected; John T. Korsmo (Rep), defeated.
  • 1994 Nov 8: Earl Pomeroy (Dem), elected; Gary Porter (Rep), defeated; James Germalic (Ind), defeated.
  • 1996 Nov 5: Earl Pomeroy (Dem), elected; Kevin Cramer (Rep), defeated; Kenneth R. Loughead (Ind), defeated.
  • 1998 Nov 3: Earl Pomeroy (Dem & Non-Partisan League), elected; Kevin Cramer (Rep), defeated; Kenneth R. Loughead (Ind), defeated.
  • 2000 Nov 7: Earl Pomeroy (Dem & Non-Partisan League), elected; John Dorso (Rep), defeated; Jan Shelver (Ind), defeated; Kenneth R. Loughead (Ind), defeated.
  • 2002 Nov 5: Earl Pomeroy (Dem & Non-Partisan League), elected; Rick Clayburgh (Rep), defeated.
  • 2004 Nov 2: Earl Pomeroy (Dem), elected; Duane Sand (Rep), defeated.
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