Rating Group: North Dakota Public Employees Association

2007 Positions on Workplace Rights

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office Name Party Rating
ND State House-1 Patrick Hatlestad R 80
ND State House-1 Gary Sukut R 80
ND State House-8 Jeff Delzer R 50
ND State House-9 Tracy Boe D-NPL 90
ND State House-10 Charles Damschen R 70
ND State House-10 David Monson R 70
ND State House-13 Kim Koppelman R 80
ND State House-14 Jon Nelson R 70
ND State House-14 Robin Weisz R 50
ND State House-15 Dennis Johnson R 80
ND State House-17 Mark Owens R 80
ND State House-23 Don Vigesaa R 70
ND State House-27 Randy Boehning R 70
ND State House-28 Michael Don Brandenburg R 70
ND State House-29 Craig Headland R 70
ND State House-29 Chet Pollert R 70
ND State House-32 Lisa Meier R 80
ND State House-33 Gary Kreidt R 80
ND State House-34 Todd Porter R 60
ND State House-35 Karen Karls R 70
ND State House-35 Bob Martinson R 90
ND State House-38 Larry Bellew R 80
ND State House-38 Dan Ruby R 80
ND State House-39 Keith Kempenich R 60
ND State House-41 Al Carlson R 70
ND State House-43 Lois Delmore D-NPL 90
ND State House-46 James Kasper R 80
ND State House-47 George Keiser R 70
ND State House-47 Lawrence Klemin R 80
ND State Senate-9 Richard Marcellais D-NPL 82
ND State Senate-11 Tim Mathern D-NPL 100
ND State Senate-13 Judy Lee R 91
ND State Senate-14 Jerry Klein R 82
ND State Senate-15 Dave Oehlke R 73
ND State Senate-17 Ray Holmberg R 82
ND State Senate-21 Carolyn Nelson D-NPL 100
ND State Senate-22 Gary Lee R 82
ND State Senate-23 Joan Heckaman D-NPL 82
ND State Senate-24 Larry Robinson D-NPL 82
ND State Senate-28 Robert Erbele R 82
ND State Senate-29 Terry Wanzek R 64
ND State Senate-32 Dick Dever R 82
ND State Senate-34 Dwight Cook R 73
ND State Senate-37 Rich Wardner R 82
ND State Senate-39 Bill Bowman R 55
ND State Senate-40 Karen Krebsbach R 82
ND State Senate-47 Ralph Kilzer R 82
ND Commissioner-At-Large Merle Boucher 90
Ole Aarsvold 90
Bill Amerman 80
Arden Anderson 91
John Andrist 64
JoNell Bakke 100
Arthur Behm 82
Wesley Belter 70
Rick Berg 80
Ron Carlisle 80
Dawn Marie Charging 80
Randel Christmann 82
Donald Clark 80
Kari Lee Conrad 100
Stacey Dahl 70
Duane Lee DeKrey 60
Donald Dietrich 70
Mark Dosch 60
David Drovdal 50
Mary Ekstrom 100
Tom Fiebiger 100
Tom Fischer 82
Tim Flakoll 82
Layton Freborg 82
Rod Froelich 80
Glen Froseth 60
Eliot Glassheim 100
Bette Grande 80
Chris Griffin 70
Tony Grindberg 82
Ed Gruchalla 100
Pam Gulleson 90
C.B. Haas 70
Nick Hacker 82
Lyle Hanson 80
Kathy Hawken 90
Joel Curtis Heitkamp 100
Brenda Heller 70
Gil Herbel 90
Curt Hofstad 80
Robert Horne 100
Bob Hunskor 90
Nancy Johnson 80
Lee Kaldor 80
RaeAnn Kelsch 70
Scot Kelsh 80
James Kerzman 80
Joyce Kingsbury 80
Matthew Klein 80
Aaron Krauter 91
William Kretschmar 80
Joe Kroeber 90
Elroy Lindaas 91
Stanley Lyson 82
Ralph Metcalf 70
Shirley Meyer 60
Phillip Mueller 90
Lee Myxter 100
Dave Nething 91
Darrell Nottestad 80
David O'Connell 100
Curtis Olafson 82
Kenton Onstad 100
Vonnie Pietsch 80
Louis Pinkerton 80
Jim Pomeroy 100
Louise Potter 90
Tracy Potter 100
Clara Sue Price 80
Arlo Schmidt 90
Jasper Schneider 80
Tom Seymour 100
Robert Skarphol 80
Dorvan Solberg 90
Bob Stenehjem 73
Ken Svedjan 80
Harvey Tallackson 82
Ryan Taylor 91
Blair Thoreson 80
Elwood Thorpe 80
Ben Tollefson 73
Constance Triplett 91
Gerald Uglem 80
Herbert Urlacher 73
Ben Vig 100
Francis Wald 70
John Wall 80
John Warner 100
Dave Weiler 60
Alon Wieland 70
Clark Williams 80
Lisa Wolf 90
Dwight Wrangham 40
Steven Zaiser 90

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