Rating Group: North Dakota People

2005 Positions on Responsible Government

Issues: Social
State Office Name Party Rating
ND State House-3 Andrew Maragos R 30
ND State House-8 Jeff Delzer R 7
ND State House-9 Tracy Boe D-NPL 85
ND State House-10 Charles Damschen R 14
ND State House-10 David Monson R 14
ND State House-13 Kim Koppelman R 14
ND State House-14 Jon Nelson R 18
ND State House-14 Robin Weisz R 18
ND State House-15 Dennis Johnson R 14
ND State House-17 Mark Owens R 31
ND State House-23 Bill Devlin R 21
ND State House-23 Don Vigesaa R 14
ND State House-27 Randy Boehning R 7
ND State House-28 Michael Don Brandenburg R 14
ND State House-29 Craig Headland R 7
ND State House-29 Chet Pollert R 7
ND State House-32 Lisa Meier R 29
ND State House-33 Gary Kreidt R 8
ND State House-34 Todd Porter R 23
ND State House-35 Bob Martinson R 29
ND State House-38 Larry Bellew R 7
ND State House-38 Dan Ruby R 7
ND State House-39 Keith Kempenich R 8
ND State House-40 Randy Schobinger R 21
ND State House-41 Al Carlson R 0
ND State House-43 Lois Delmore D-NPL 85
ND State House-46 James Kasper R 8
ND State House-47 George Keiser R 8
ND State House-47 Lawrence Klemin R 14
ND State Senate-11 Tim Mathern D-NPL 93
ND State Senate-13 Judy Lee R 0
ND State Senate-14 Jerry Klein R 0
ND State Senate-17 Ray Holmberg R 14
ND State Senate-21 Carolyn Nelson D-NPL 100
ND State Senate-22 Gary Lee R 7
ND State Senate-24 Larry Robinson D-NPL 79
ND State Senate-28 Robert Erbele R 0
ND State Senate-32 Dick Dever R 0
ND State Senate-34 Dwight Cook R 7
ND State Senate-37 Rich Wardner R 0
ND State Senate-39 Bill Bowman R 14
ND State Senate-40 Karen Krebsbach R 0
ND State Senate-47 Ralph Kilzer R 0
ND Commissioner-At-Large Merle Boucher 86
Ole Aarsvold 93
Bill Amerman 93
John Andrist 0
Wesley Belter 0
Dennis Bercier 100
Rick Berg 15
LeRoy Bernstein 9
Richard Brown 0
Thomas Brusegaard 14
Ron Carlisle 21
Dawn Marie Charging 21
Randel Christmann 0
Donald Clark 15
Kari Lee Conrad 93
Stacey Dahl 21
Duane Lee DeKrey 21
Donald Dietrich 17
Mark Dosch 17
David Drovdal 0
Mary Ekstrom 91
Duaine Espegard 21
Michael Every 93
April Fairfield 100
Tom Fischer 0
Tim Flakoll 0
Layton Freborg 14
Rod Froelich 77
Glen Froseth 7
Pat Galvin 14
Eliot Glassheim 93
Bette Grande 0
Tony Grindberg 0
Pam Gulleson 91
C.B. Haas 21
Nick Hacker 7
Lyle Hanson 86
Kathy Hawken 36
Joel Curtis Heitkamp 100
Gil Herbel 8
Bob Hunskor 100
Ron Iverson 7
Lee Kaldor 86
RaeAnn Kelsch 15
Scot Kelsh 86
James Kerzman 79
Joyce Kingsbury 7
Matthew Klein 15
Aaron Krauter 92
William Kretschmar 43
Edroy Kringstad 7
Joe Kroeber 93
Elroy Lindaas 86
Stanley Lyson 0
Ralph Metcalf 93
Shirley Meyer 90
Phillip Mueller 100
Duane Mutch 8
Dave Nething 7
Eugene Nicholas 8
Mike Norland 7
Darrell Nottestad 21
David O'Connell 93
Kenton Onstad 100
Vonnie Pietsch 7
Louise Potter 86
Clara Sue Price 15
Earl Rennerfeldt 0
Sally Sandvig 100
Arlo Schmidt 100
Tom Seymour 92
Margaret Sitte 21
Robert Skarphol 8
Dorvan Solberg 86
Bob Stenehjem 0
Ken Svedjan 18
John Syverson 14
Harvey Tallackson 69
Ryan Taylor 93
Russell Thane 14
Blair Thoreson 14
Elwood Thorpe 79
Mike Timm 0
Ben Tollefson 0
John Traynor 0
Thomas Trenbeath 0
Constance Triplett 71
Gerald Uglem 14
Herbert Urlacher 0
Francis Wald 0
John Wall 21
John Warner 100
Dave Weiler 15
Alon Wieland 7
Clark Williams 64
Dwight Wrangham 7
Steven Zaiser 92

How to Interpret these Evaluations

Keep in mind that ratings done by special interest groups often do not represent a non-partisan stance. In addition, some groups select votes that tend to favor members of one political party over another, rather than choosing votes based solely on issues concerns. Nevertheless, they can be invaluable in showing where an incumbent has stood on a series of votes in the past one or two years, especially when ratings by groups on all sides of an issue are compared. Website links, if available, and descriptions of the organizations offering performance evaluations are accessible by clicking on the name of the group.

Most performance evaluations are displayed in a percentage format. However, some organizations present their ratings in the form of a letter grade or endorsement based on voting records, interviews, survey results and/or sources of campaign funding. For consistency and ease in understanding, Project Vote Smart converts all scores into a percentage when possible. Please visit the group's website or call 1-888-VOTESMART for more specific information.

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