Rating Group: North Dakota AFL-CIO

2009 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office Name Party Rating
ND State House-1 Patrick Hatlestad R 33%
ND State House-1 Gary Sukut R 33%
ND State House-8 Jeff Delzer R 33%
ND State House-9 Tracy Boe D-NPL 100%
ND State House-10 Charles Damschen R 0%
ND State House-10 David Monson R 33%
ND State House-13 Kim Koppelman R 33%
ND State House-14 Jon Nelson R 0%
ND State House-14 Robin Weisz R 0%
ND State House-15 Dennis Johnson R 0%
ND State House-18 Corey Mock D-NPL 100%
ND State House-20 Rick Holman D-NPL 100%
ND State House-23 Don Vigesaa R 0%
ND State House-27 Randy Boehning R 0%
ND State House-28 Michael Don Brandenburg R 33%
ND State House-29 Craig Headland R 33%
ND State House-29 Chet Pollert R 33%
ND State House-30 Mike Nathe R 0%
ND State House-32 Lisa Meier R 0%
ND State House-33 Gary Kreidt R 33%
ND State House-34 Todd Porter R 33%
ND State House-35 Karen Karls R 33%
ND State House-35 Bob Martinson R 66%
ND State House-36 Mike Schatz R 0%
ND State House-38 Larry Bellew R 0%
ND State House-38 Dan Ruby R 33%
ND State House-39 Keith Kempenich R 0%
ND State House-41 Al Carlson R 0%
ND State House-43 Lois Delmore D-NPL 100%
ND State House-46 James Kasper R 0%
ND State House-47 George Keiser R 33%
ND State House-47 Lawrence Klemin R 33%
ND State Senate-2 David Rust R 33%
ND State Senate-9 Richard Marcellais D-NPL 75%
ND State Senate-11 Tim Mathern D-NPL 100%
ND State Senate-13 Judy Lee R 25%
ND State Senate-14 Jerry Klein R 0%
ND State Senate-15 Dave Oehlke R 50%
ND State Senate-17 Ray Holmberg R 25%
ND State Senate-21 Carolyn Nelson D-NPL 75%
ND State Senate-22 Gary Lee R 25%
ND State Senate-23 Joan Heckaman D-NPL 100%
ND State Senate-24 Larry Robinson D-NPL 100%
ND State Senate-26 Jim Dotzenrod D-NPL 100%
ND State Senate-28 Robert Erbele R 0%
ND State Senate-29 Terry Wanzek R 25%
ND State Senate-32 Dick Dever R 25%
ND State Senate-34 Dwight Cook R 25%
ND State Senate-37 Rich Wardner R 25%
ND State Senate-38 David Hogue R 25%
ND State Senate-39 Bill Bowman R 25%
ND State Senate-40 Karen Krebsbach R 25%
ND State Senate-47 Ralph Kilzer R 25%
ND Commissioner-At-Large Merle Boucher 100%
Bill Amerman 100%
Arden Anderson 75%
John Andrist 25%
JoNell Bakke 100%
Arthur Behm 75%
Wesley Belter 33%
Rick Berg 33%
Randel Christmann 25%
Donald Clark 0%
James Oliver Coats 100%
Tom Conklin 100%
Kari Lee Conrad 100%
Stacey Dahl 66%
Duane Lee DeKrey 0%
Mark Dosch 33%
David Drovdal 33%
Mary Ekstrom 100%
Tom Fiebiger 100%
Tom Fischer 25%
Tim Flakoll 25%
Robert Frantsvog 33%
Layton Freborg 25%
Rod Froelich 100%
Glen Froseth 33%
Eliot Glassheim 66%
Bette Grande 0%
Chris Griffin 100%
Tony Grindberg 50%
Ed Gruchalla 100%
Lyle Hanson 100%
Kathy Hawken 33%
Brenda Heller 33%
Curt Hofstad 0%
Robert Horne 100%
Bob Hunskor 100%
Nancy Johnson 33%
Lee Kaldor 100%
RaeAnn Kelsch 33%
Jerome Kelsh 100%
Scot Kelsh 100%
James Kerzman 66%
Robert Kilichowski 100%
Joyce Kingsbury 33%
Matthew Klein 0%
Aaron Krauter 100%
William Kretschmar 66%
Joe Kroeber 100%
Elroy Lindaas 75%
Stanley Lyson 25%
Ralph Metcalf 100%
Shirley Meyer 100%
Joe Miller 0%
Phillip Mueller 100%
Lee Myxter 100%
Dave Nething 50%
George Nodland 25%
Darrell Nottestad 66%
David O'Connell 100%
Curtis Olafson 25%
Kenton Onstad 100%
Vonnie Pietsch 33%
Louis Pinkerton 66%
Jim Pomeroy 100%
Louise Potter 100%
Tracy Potter 100%
Arlo Schmidt 100%
Jasper Schneider 100%
Mac Schneider 100%
Tom Seymour 100%
Robert Skarphol 33%
Bob Stenehjem 25%
Ken Svedjan 0%
Ryan Taylor 100%
Blair Thoreson 0%
Elwood Thorpe 100%
Constance Triplett 100%
Gerald Uglem 33%
Ben Vig 100%
Francis Wald 33%
John Wall 0%
John Warner 100%
Dave Weiler 0%
Alon Wieland 33%
Clark Williams 66%
Lonny Winrich 100%
Lisa Wolf 100%
Dwight Wrangham 0%
Steven Zaiser 100%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

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