Rating Group: North Dakota Public Employees Association

2007 Positions on Workplace Rights

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

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.

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