Becker hits Hoeven over voting to confirm 2020 election results


Rep. Rick Becker, R-Bismarck, looks at the tally board on Tuesday during the 83-9 House vote on HB1169, a change to the North Dakota constitution allowing the carrying of a concealed firearm. Becker was a co-sponsor of the bill.

MINOT, N.D. — In a fundraising email, U.S. Senate hopeful Rick Becker hits incumbent Sen. John Hoeven for voting to certify the 2020 election.

Becker is currently a state representative from the Bismarck area, and according to NDGOP insiders has had some success getting delegate support for party’s upcoming statewide endorsing convention.

His chances of winning the convention endorsement are good, though he remains a longshot, given Hoeven’s long-standing popularity, to win on the June primary ballot where the party’s nomination is settled.

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