Rating Group: North Dakota AFL-CIO

2003 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office Name Party Rating
ND State House-3 Andrew Maragos R 63%
ND State House-8 Jeff Delzer R 25%
ND State House-9 Tracy Boe D-NPL 75%
ND State House-10 David Monson R 25%
ND State House-13 Kim Koppelman R 29%
ND State House-14 Jon Nelson R 57%
ND State House-14 Robin Weisz R 29%
ND State House-15 Dennis Johnson R 38%
ND State House-23 Bill Devlin R 50%
ND State House-27 Randy Boehning R 38%
ND State House-29 Craig Headland R 38%
ND State House-29 Chet Pollert R 38%
ND State House-32 Lisa Meier R 13%
ND State House-33 Gary Kreidt R 38%
ND State House-34 Todd Porter R 25%
ND State House-35 Bob Martinson R 38%
ND State House-38 Larry Bellew R 43%
ND State House-38 Dan Ruby R 25%
ND State House-39 Keith Kempenich R 25%
ND State House-40 Randy Schobinger R 33%
ND State House-41 Al Carlson R 38%
ND State House-43 Lois Delmore D-NPL 100%
ND State House-46 James Kasper R 25%
ND State House-47 George Keiser R 25%
ND State House-47 Lawrence Klemin R 13%
ND State Senate-11 Tim Mathern D-NPL 100%
ND State Senate-13 Judy Lee R 17%
ND State Senate-14 Jerry Klein R 18%
ND State Senate-17 Ray Holmberg R 33%
ND State Senate-21 Carolyn Nelson D-NPL 100%
ND State Senate-22 Gary Lee R 25%
ND State Senate-24 Larry Robinson D-NPL 100%
ND State Senate-28 Robert Erbele R 30%
ND State Senate-32 Dick Dever R 25%
ND State Senate-34 Dwight Cook R 42%
ND State Senate-37 Rich Wardner R 17%
ND State Senate-39 Bill Bowman R 25%
ND State Senate-40 Karen Krebsbach R 17%
ND State Senate-47 Ralph Kilzer R 25%
ND Commissioner-At-Large Merle Boucher 100%
Ole Aarsvold 88%
Bill Amerman 100%
John Andrist 18%
Wesley Belter 50%
Dennis Bercier 100%
Rick Berg 38%
LeRoy Bernstein 38%
Richard Brown 17%
Thomas Brusegaard 50%
Ron Carlisle 25%
Linda Christenson 100%
Randel Christmann 25%
Byron Clark 25%
Duane Lee DeKrey 38%
Mark Dosch 13%
David Drovdal 25%
Bruce Eckre 63%
Mary Ekstrom 86%
Duaine Espegard 33%
Michael Every 100%
April Fairfield 100%
Tom Fischer 17%
Tim Flakoll 18%
Layton Freborg 33%
Rod Froelich 86%
Glen Froseth 38%
Pat Galvin 38%
Eliot Glassheim 100%
Bette Grande 14%
Tony Grindberg 22%
Michael Grosz 38%
Pam Gulleson 100%
C.B. Haas 50%
Lyle Hanson 88%
Kathy Hawken 38%
Joel Curtis Heitkamp 100%
Gil Herbel 29%
Bob Hunskor 100%
Ron Iverson 38%
Nancy Johnson 38%
RaeAnn Kelsch 38%
Scot Kelsh 100%
James Kerzman 86%
Joyce Kingsbury 38%
Frank Klein 43%
Matthew Klein 13%
Aaron Krauter 100%
William Kretschmar 38%
Edroy Kringstad 17%
Joe Kroeber 88%
Elroy Lindaas 100%
Stanley Lyson 17%
Ralph Metcalf 100%
Phillip Mueller 88%
Duane Mutch 17%
Dave Nething 42%
Eugene Nicholas 25%
Ronald Nichols 91%
Carol Niemeier 88%
Mike Norland 38%
Darrell Nottestad 50%
David O'Connell 100%
Kenton Onstad 100%
Vonnie Pietsch 38%
Michael Polovitz 100%
Louise Potter 88%
Clara Sue Price 38%
Earl Rennerfeldt 50%
Sally Sandvig 100%
Arlo Schmidt 100%
Dale Severson 50%
Tom Seymour 83%
Margaret Sitte 38%
Robert Skarphol 25%
Dorvan Solberg 88%
Bob Stenehjem 25%
Ken Svedjan 43%
John Syverson 42%
Harvey Tallackson 83%
Ryan Taylor 92%
Russell Thane 25%
Blair Thoreson 25%
Elwood Thorpe 100%
Wayne Tieman 25%
Mike Timm 38%
Ben Tollefson 17%
John Traynor 13%
Thomas Trenbeath 0%
Gerald Uglem 38%
Herbert Urlacher 18%
Francis Wald 38%
John Warner 100%
Amy N Kliniske Warnke 38%
Dave Weiler 13%
Janet Wentz 43%
Alon Wieland 25%
Ray Wikenheiser 38%
Clark Williams 100%
Lonny Winrich 100%
Dwight Wrangham 38%
Steven Zaiser 88%

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