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Sen. Kent Conrad (D-N.D.)

  • District: Senior Senator from North Dakota
  • Residence: Bismarck
  • Born: March 12, 1948; Bismarck, N.D.
  • Religion: Unitarian
  • Family: Wife, Lucy Calautti; one child
  • Education: U. of Missouri, attended 1967; Stanford U., A.B. 1971 (government & political science); George Washington U., M.B.A. 1975
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Candidate for N.D. auditor, 1976; N.D. tax commissioner, 1981-87; U.S. Senate, 1987-2013
  • Elected: Elected: 1986 (4th full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Commodities & Markets; Conservation, Forestry & Natural Resources; Jobs, Rural Economic Growth & Energy Innovation); Budget - Chairman; Finance (Energy, Natural Resources & Infrastructure; Fiscal Responsibility & Economic Growth; Taxation & IRS Oversight - Chairman); Indian Affairs; Select Intelligence; Joint Taxation
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State Information: North Dakota

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Heidi Heitkamp (D) 161,337 50.2%
Rick Berg (R) 158,401 49.3%
2006 general Kent Conrad (D) 150,146 68.8%
Dwight Grotberg (R) 64,417 29.5%
Roland Riemers (I) 2,194 1%
James Germalic (I) 1,395 0.6%
2000 general Kent Conrad (D) 176,470 61.5%
Duane Sand (R) 110,420 38.5%
1994 general Kent Conrad (D) 137,157 58%
Ben Clayburgh (R) 99,390 42%
1992 special Kent Conrad (D) 103,246 63.2%
Jack Dalrymple (R) 55,194 33.8%
Darold Larson (I) 4,871 3%
1986 general Kent Conrad (D) 143,932 50%
Mark Andrews (R) 141,797 49%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 : 38.7% : 58.32%
2008 Barack Obama: 44.62% John McCain: 53.25%
2004 John Kerry: 35% George W. Bush: 63%
2000 Al Gore: 33% George W. Bush: 61%
1996 Bill Clinton: 40% Robert Dole: 47%
1992 Bill Clinton: 32% George H. W. Bush: 44%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 43% George H. W. Bush: 56%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 34% :

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