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Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.)

  • District: Senior Senator from North Dakota
  • Residence: Bismarck
  • Born: March 13, 1957; Bismarck, N.D.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Mical "Mikey" Hoeven; two children
  • Education: Dartmouth College, B.A. 1979 (history & economics); Northwestern U., M.B.A. 1981
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Governor, 2000-2010; U.S. Senate, 2011-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2010 (1st term); Defeated Tracy Potter, D, to succeed Byron L. Dorgan, D, who retired
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Commodities & Markets; Jobs, Rural Economic Growth & Energy Innovation; Nutrition, Specialty Crops, Food & Agricultural Research - Ranking Member); Appropriations (Agriculture; Energy-Water; Interior-Environment; Legislative Branch - Ranking Member; Military Construction-VA); Energy & Natural Resources (Energy; National Parks; Public Lands, Forests and Mining); Indian Affairs
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State Information: North Dakota

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general John Hoeven (R) 181,689 76.1%
Tracy Potter (D) 52,955 22.2%
Keith Hanson (LIBERT) 3,890 1.6%
2004 general Byron Dorgan (D) 211,843 68.2%
Mike Liffrig (R) 98,553 31.8%
1998 general Byron L. Dorgan (D) 134,747 63.2%
Donna Nalewaja (R) 75,013 35.2%
Harley McClain (REF) 3,598 1.7%
1992 general Byron L. Dorgan (D) 179,347 59%
Steve Sydness (R) 118,162 38.9%
Tom Asbridge (I) 6,448 2.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 44.62% John McCain: 53.25%
2012 : 38.7% : 58.32%
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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