North Dakota State Profile

Election Schedule

State Primary:2014-6-10

Election Vitals

Governor:Jack Dalrymple (R) re-election 2016
Senator:John Hoeven (R) re-election 2016
Senator:Heidi Heitkamp (D) re-election 2018

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Past Presidential Elections

Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1976 45.8%
Percentage of Votes for Gerald Ford in 1976 51.6%
Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1980 26.3%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1980 64.2%
Percentage of Votes for Walter Mondale in 1984 33.8%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1984 64.8%
Percentage of Votes for Michael Dukakis in 1988 43.0%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1988 56.0%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1992 32.2%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1992 44.2%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1996 40.1%
Percentage of Votes for Bob Dole in 1996 46.9%
Percentage of Votes for Al Gore in 2000 33.1%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2000 60.7%
Percentage of Votes for John Kerry in 2004 35.5%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2004 62.9%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2008 44.6%
Percentage of Votes for John McCain in 2008 53.3%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2012 38.9%
Percentage of Votes for Mitt Romney in 2012 58.7%

Previous Election Results, other races

1996 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Edward Schafer Republican 174,937 66.2%
Lee Kaldor Democratic 89,349 33.8%
1998 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Byron Dorgan Democratic 134,747 63.2%
Donna Nalewaja Republican 75,013 35.2%
Harley McLain Reform 3,598 1.7%
1998 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Donna Nalewaja Republican 24,666 67.1%
Larry Solar Republican 12,104 32.9%
2000 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Hoeven Republican 159,255 55.0%
Heidi Heitkamp Democratic 130,144 45.0%
2000 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kent Conrad Democratic 176,470 61.4%
Duane Sand Republican 111,069 38.6%
2004 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Hoeven Republican 220,803 71.3%
Joseph Satrom Democratic 84,877 27.4%
Roland Riemers Independent 4,193 1.4%
2004 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Byron Dorgan Democratic 212,143 68.3%
Mike Liffrig Republican 98,553 31.7%
2006 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kent Conrad Democratic 150,146 68.8%
Dwight Grotberg Republican 64,417 29.5%
Roland Riemers Independent 2,194 1.0%
James Germalic Independent 1,395 0.6%
2006 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Kent Conrad Democratic 58,231 100.0%
2006 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dwight Grotberg Republican 40,647 100.0%
2008 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Hoeven Republican 235,009 74.4%
Tim Mathern Democratic 74,279 23.5%
DuWayne Hendrickson Independent 6,404 2.0%
2008 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tim Mathern Democratic 38,784 100.0%
2008 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Hoeven Republican 50,226 100.0%
2010 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Hoeven Republican 181,689 76.2%
Tracy Potter Democratic 52,955 22.2%
Keith Hanson Libertarian 3,890 1.6%
2010 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tracy Potter Democratic 26,258 100.0%
2010 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Hoeven Republican 65,075 100.0%
2012 Governor
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jack Dalrymple Republican 200,526 63.1%
Ryan Taylor Democratic 109,047 34.3%
Paul Sorum Independent 5,356 1.7%
Roland Riemers Independent 2,616 0.8%
2012 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Ryan Taylor Democratic 52,023 100.0%
2012 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jack Dalrymple Republican 94,866 100.0%
2012 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Heidi Heitkamp Democratic 161,163 50.5%
Rick Berg Republican 158,282 49.5%
2012 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Heidi Heitkamp Democratic 57,246 100.0%
2012 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Rick Berg Republican 67,860 66.5%
Duane Sand Republican 34,213 33.5%

State Demographics

Population 699,628
Percentage White 89.5%
Percentage Black 1.5%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 5.3%
Percentage Asian 1.0%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.2%
Percentage Mixed Race 2.0%
Percentage Other Race 0.6%
 
Percentage Hispanic 2.4%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 88.1%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 1.4%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 0.5%
 
Median Household Income $53,585
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 49.0%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 11.2%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 12.2%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 38.4%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 54.4%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.4%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 3.9%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 14.4%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 54.2%
Percentage with a College Degree 27.9%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 34.2%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 23.2%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 12.0%
 
Unemployment rate 2.8%
Unemployment figures as of 2014-8
Unemployment Monthly Change 0.0%
 
Percentage Married Couples 48.1%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 17.9%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.1%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.1%

Last updated 12:17am September 21, 2014