North Dakota District Conventions: Districts 12 and 29 Jamestown and Stutsman, Foster, and LaMoure Counties

This post is part of a continuing series highlighting the potential state legislative candidates from each district for their party’s nomination. For more information on this series, refer to the “SAB’s Guide To North Dakota District Conventions: A Government Of People Who Show Up” post.

The Districts: 12 and 29

Click on a District number above for a map of that district

  • District 12 is located in the city of Jamestown. It’s legislative seats will not be up for election in 2014
  • District 29 is located in Stutsman, Foster and LaMoure counties and north of Jamestown. It’s legislative seats will be up for election in 2014.

District 12 Current Representation and Legislative Ranking: 

No District 6 Legislators are up for election in 2014. They will be up again in 2016.

Senator John Grabinger (D)

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 14.29%
  • Liberty – 42.86%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 33.33%
  • Government Responsibility – 35.71%
  • OVERALL – 34.48%
    • 32nd of 47 Senators
    • 4th of 14 ND Dem-NPL Senators
    • Above 5 NDGOP Senators
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 65%

Representative Alex Looysen (R)

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 100.00%
  • Liberty – 78.26%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 54.55%
  • Government Responsibility – 64.52%
  • OVERALL – 70.42%
    • 21st of 94 Representatives
    • 21st of 73 NDGOP Representatives
    • Below 0 ND Dem-NPL Representatives
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 81%

Representative Jessica Haak (D)

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 0.00%
  • Liberty – 21.74%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 54.55%
  • Government Responsibility – 27.59%
  • OVERALL – 27.54%
    • 76th of 94 Representatives
    • 5th of 23 ND Dem-NPL Representatives
    • Above 0 NDGOP Representatives
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 73%

Overall District 12 SAB Legislative Rankings (averaging all three members percentages):

  • Life – 38.10%
  • Liberty – 47.62%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 47.48%
  • Government Responsibility – 42.61%
  • OVERALL – 44.15%

District 29 Current Representation and Legislative Ranking:

Senator Terry M. Wanzek (R)

Running in 2014?: No Announcement Found

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 100.00%
  • Liberty – 42.86%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 55.56%
  • Government Responsibility – 53.85%
  • OVERALL – 57.14%
    • 9th of 47 Senators
    • 9th of 33 NDGOP Senators
    • Below 0 ND Dem-NPL Senators
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 84%

NDGOP District Convention Challenger?: None identified

 ND Dem-NPL Candidates?: None identified

Representative Craig Headland (R)

Running in 2014?: No Announcement Found

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 100.00%
  • Liberty – 69.57%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 54.55%
  • Government Responsibility – 70.97%
  • OVERALL – 68.66%
    • 27th of 94 Representatives
    • 27th of 73 NDGOP Representatives
    • Below 0 ND Dem-NPL Representatives
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 77%

NDGOP District Convention Challenger?: None identified

 ND Dem-NPL Candidates?: None identified

Representative Chet Pollert (R)

Running in 2014?: No Announcement Found

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 83.33%
  • Liberty – 68.18%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 54.55%
  • Government Responsibility – 63.33%
  • OVERALL – 65.22%
    • 33rd of 94 Representatives
    • 33rd of 73 NDGOP Representatives
    • Below 0 ND Dem-NPL Representatives
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 77%

NDGOP District Convention Challenger?: None identified

 ND Dem-NPL Candidates?: None identified

Overall District 29 SAB Legislative Rankings (averaging all three members percentages):

  • Life – 94.43%
  • Liberty – 60.20%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 54.89%
  • Government Responsibility – 62.72%
  • OVERALL – 63.67%

Districts 12 and 29 vs. Overall SayAnythingBlog Legislative Rankings – ND Senate

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Districts 12 and 29 vs. Overall SayAnythingBlog Legislative Rankings – ND House

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Districts 12 and 29 Convention Information

If you live in the above districts, we hope you do choose to get involved in the convention process, no matter which party you choose to get involved with. Information on your party’s district convention at publication time is listed below. Make sure you pay your state, and in some cases district (check with your district chair), dues so you are eligible to participate. NDGOP State Dues are $36.50, and ND Dem-NPL State Dues appear to be $25.00 based on their website.

Event Information

NDGOP District 12 Convention

March 4th at 7:00 p.m.
Gladstone Inn
111 2nd St NE
Jamestown, ND

District Chair:

Delores Rath
701-952-7170/701-269-1788 (C)
delores@daktel.com

NDGOP District 29 Convention

February 19th at 6:30 p.m.
Hampton Inn
2700 8th Ave SW
Jamestown, ND

District Chair:

Tom Christensen
701-432-5685 (H)/701-680-0375(C)
ctomrun@yahoo.com

ND Dem-NPL Districts 12 and 29 Convention

Event Information

Tuesday, February 18th @ 6:30pm
Gladstone Inn & Suites
111 2nd St. NE, Jamestown

District Chairs:

12- Scott Sandness
(701) 269-9434 h
(701) 952-5291 c
ssandness@hotmail.com

29- Jill Shaffer
(701) 952-1665 h
(701) 368-8972 c
jasnddem@outlook.com

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