Rating Group: North Dakota Farmers Union

2005 Positions

State Office Name Party Rating
ND State House-3 Andrew Maragos R 69%
ND State House-8 Jeff Delzer R 53%
ND State House-9 Tracy Boe D-NPL 80%
ND State House-10 Charles Damschen R 68%
ND State House-10 David Monson R 68%
ND State House-13 Kim Koppelman R 68%
ND State House-14 Jon Nelson R 78%
ND State House-14 Robin Weisz R 67%
ND State House-15 Dennis Johnson R 74%
ND State House-17 Mark Owens R 61%
ND State House-23 Bill Devlin R 79%
ND State House-23 Don Vigesaa R 68%
ND State House-27 Randy Boehning R 53%
ND State House-28 Michael Don Brandenburg R 63%
ND State House-29 Craig Headland R 50%
ND State House-29 Chet Pollert R 58%
ND State House-32 Lisa Meier R 63%
ND State House-33 Gary Kreidt R 67%
ND State House-34 Todd Porter R 56%
ND State House-35 Bob Martinson R 68%
ND State House-38 Larry Bellew R 53%
ND State House-38 Dan Ruby R 53%
ND State House-39 Keith Kempenich R 56%
ND State House-40 Randy Schobinger R 47%
ND State House-41 Al Carlson R 42%
ND State House-43 Lois Delmore D-NPL 84%
ND State House-46 James Kasper R 63%
ND State House-47 George Keiser R 63%
ND State House-47 Lawrence Klemin R 53%
ND State Senate-11 Tim Mathern D-NPL 95%
ND State Senate-13 Judy Lee R 42%
ND State Senate-14 Jerry Klein R 68%
ND State Senate-17 Ray Holmberg R 58%
ND State Senate-21 Carolyn Nelson D-NPL 84%
ND State Senate-22 Gary Lee R 47%
ND State Senate-24 Larry Robinson D-NPL 100%
ND State Senate-28 Robert Erbele R 63%
ND State Senate-32 Dick Dever R 47%
ND State Senate-34 Dwight Cook R 26%
ND State Senate-37 Rich Wardner R 74%
ND State Senate-39 Bill Bowman R 53%
ND State Senate-40 Karen Krebsbach R 63%
ND State Senate-47 Ralph Kilzer R 53%
ND Commissioner-At-Large Merle Boucher 89%
Ole Aarsvold 100%
Bill Amerman 100%
John Andrist 61%
Wesley Belter 63%
Dennis Bercier 100%
Rick Berg 61%
LeRoy Bernstein 54%
Richard Brown 67%
Thomas Brusegaard 81%
Ron Carlisle 68%
Dawn Marie Charging 74%
Randel Christmann 63%
Donald Clark 67%
Kari Lee Conrad 94%
Stacey Dahl 68%
Duane Lee DeKrey 61%
Donald Dietrich 63%
Mark Dosch 63%
David Drovdal 58%
Mary Ekstrom 89%
Duaine Espegard 63%
Michael Every 100%
April Fairfield 100%
Tom Fischer 53%
Tim Flakoll 53%
Layton Freborg 42%
Rod Froelich 89%
Glen Froseth 63%
Pat Galvin 56%
Eliot Glassheim 89%
Bette Grande 53%
Tony Grindberg 50%
Pam Gulleson 100%
C.B. Haas 68%
Nick Hacker 58%
Lyle Hanson 79%
Kathy Hawken 58%
Joel Curtis Heitkamp 100%
Gil Herbel 56%
Bob Hunskor 95%
Ron Iverson 65%
Nancy Johnson 59%
Lee Kaldor 89%
RaeAnn Kelsch 63%
Scot Kelsh 84%
James Kerzman 79%
Joyce Kingsbury 58%
Matthew Klein 50%
Aaron Krauter 100%
William Kretschmar 79%
Edroy Kringstad 35%
Joe Kroeber 95%
Elroy Lindaas 100%
Stanley Lyson 53%
Ralph Metcalf 100%
Shirley Meyer 93%
Phillip Mueller 100%
Duane Mutch 40%
Dave Nething 68%
Eugene Nicholas 75%
Mike Norland 53%
Darrell Nottestad 50%
David O'Connell 89%
Kenton Onstad 100%
Vonnie Pietsch 58%
Louise Potter 84%
Clara Sue Price 56%
Earl Rennerfeldt 56%
Sally Sandvig 100%
Arlo Schmidt 95%
Tom Seymour 88%
Margaret Sitte 63%
Robert Skarphol 26%
Dorvan Solberg 83%
Bob Stenehjem 42%
Ken Svedjan 67%
John Syverson 53%
Harvey Tallackson 81%
Ryan Taylor 100%
Russell Thane 68%
Blair Thoreson 68%
Elwood Thorpe 84%
Mike Timm 58%
Ben Tollefson 59%
John Traynor 62%
Thomas Trenbeath 63%
Constance Triplett 94%
Gerald Uglem 63%
Herbert Urlacher 68%
Francis Wald 50%
John Wall 68%
John Warner 94%
Dave Weiler 63%
Alon Wieland 53%
Clark Williams 84%
Dwight Wrangham 50%
Steven Zaiser 89%

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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