North Dakota District Conventions: Districts 9, 10 and 15 Rolette, Cavalier, Pembina, Towner and Ramsey County Area Guide

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: 9, 10 and 15

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

  • District 9 is located in Rolette County. It’s legislative seats will be up for election in 2014.
  • District 10 is located in located in Cavalier, Pembina and Walsh counties. It’s legislative seats will not be up for election in 2014
  • Districts 15 is located in Towner and Ramsey counties. It’s legislative seats will be up for election in 2014.

District 9 Current Representation and Legislative Ranking: 

Senator Richard Marcellais (D)

Running in 2014?: No Announcement Found

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 0.00%
  • Liberty – 35.71%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 37.50%
  • Government Responsibility – 39.29%
  • OVERALL – 33.33%
    • 37th of 47 Senators
    • 7th of 14 ND Dem-NPL Senators
    • Above 3 NDGOP Senators
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 57%

ND Dem-NPL District Convention Challenger?: None identified

NDGOP Candidates?: None identified

Representative Tracy Boe (D)

Running in 2014?: No Announcement Found

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 66.67%
  • Liberty – 19.05%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 63.64%
  • Government Responsibility – 36.67%
  • OVERALL – 38.24%
    • 71st of 94 Representatives
    • 2nd of 23 ND Dem-NPL Representatives
    • Above 2 NDGOP Representatives

       

    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 64%

ND Dem-NPL District Convention Challenger?: None identified

NDGOP Candidates?: None identified

Representative Marvin E. Nelson (D)

Running in 2014?: No Announcement Found

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 50.00%
  • Liberty – 26.09%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 27.27%
  • Government Responsibility – 23.33%
  • OVERALL – 27.14%
    • 77th of 94 Representatives
    • 6th of 23 ND Dem-NPL Representatives
    • Above 0 NDGOP Representatives
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 54%

ND Dem-NPL District Convention Challenger?: None identified

NDGOP Candidates?: None identified

Overall District 9 SAB Legislative Rankings (averaging all three members percentages):

  • Life – 38.89%
  • Liberty – 26.95%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 55.15%
  • Government Responsibility – 33.10%
  • OVERALL – 32.90%

District 10 Current Representation and Legislative Ranking: 

No District 10 Legislators are up for election in 2014. They will be up again in 2016.

Senator Joe Miller (R)

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 100.00%
  • Liberty – 71.43%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 77.78%
  • Government Responsibility – 55.56%
  • OVERALL – 68.42%
    • 1st of 47 Senators
    • 1st of 33 NDGOP Senators
    • Below 0 ND Dem-NPL Senators
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 76%

Representative Chuck Damschen (R)

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 100.00%
  • Liberty – 65.22%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 36.36%
  • Government Responsibility – 61.29%
  • OVERALL – 61.97%
    • 41st of 94 Representatives
    • 41st of 73 NDGOP Representatives
    • Below 0 ND Dem-NPL Representatives
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 77%

Representative David Monson (R)

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 50.00%
  • Liberty – 73.91%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 50.00%
  • Government Responsibility – 44.83%
  • OVERALL – 56.06%
    • 56th of 94 Representatives
    • 56th of 73 NDGOP Representatives
    • Below 0 ND Dem-NPL Representatives
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 83%

Overall District 10 SAB Legislative Rankings (averaging all three members percentages):

  • Life – 83.33%
  • Liberty – 70.19%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 54.71%
  • Government Responsibility – 53.89%
  • OVERALL – 62.15%

District 15 Current Representation and Legislative Ranking: 

Senator Dave Oehlke (R)

Running in 2014?: Yes

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 14.29%
  • Liberty – 35.71%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 33.33%
  • Government Responsibility – 39.29%
  • OVERALL – 34.48%
    • 35th of 47 Senators
    • 30th of 33 NDGOP Senators
    • Below 5 ND Dem-NPL Senators
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 80%

NDGOP District Convention Challenger?:  Ex ND Farm Bureau head Eric Aasmundstad, according to NDGOP party insiders, may run against NDGOP incumbent Dave Oehlke

ND Dem-NPL Candidates?: None identified

Representative Curt Hofstad (R)

Running in 2014?: Yes

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 100.00%
  • Liberty – 69.57%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 54.55%
  • Government Responsibility – 48.39%
  • OVERALL – 60.56%
    • 44th of 94 Representatives
    • 44th of 73 NDGOP Representatives
    • Below 0 ND Dem-NPL Representatives
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 92%, Chamber Champion

NDGOP District Convention Challenger?: None identified

ND Dem-NPL Candidates?: None identified

Representative Dennis Johnson (R)

Running in 2014?: Yes

SAB Legislative Ranking Breakdowns:

  • Life – 100.00%
  • Liberty – 65.22%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 50.00%
  • Government Responsibility – 48.28%
  • OVERALL – 59.09%
    • 50th of 94 Representatives
    • 50th of 73 NDGOP Representatives
    • Below 0 ND Dem-NPL Representatives
    • See total comparisons below

ND Chamber of Commerce Legislative Rating: 88%, Chamber Champion

NDGOP District Convention Challenger?: None identified

ND Dem-NPL Candidates?: None identified

Overall District 15 SAB Legislative Rankings (averaging all three members percentages):

  • Life – 71.43%
  • Liberty – 56.83%
  • Pursuit of Happiness – 45.96%
  • Government Responsibility – 45.32%
  • OVERALL – 51.38%

Districts 9, 10 and 15 vs. Overall SayAnythingBlog Legislative Rankings – ND Senate

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Districts 9, 10 and 15 vs. Overall SayAnythingBlog Legislative Rankings – ND House

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Districts 9, 10 and 15 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 9 Convention

March 11th at 7:00 p.m.
Rolla Community Center
111 6th Ave NE
Rolla, ND

District Chair:

Christopher Albertson
701-477-3332/701-550-1371 (C)
Alberchris2000@yahoo.com

NDGOP District 10 Convention

February 22 at 6:30 p.m.
Farmers Room, Pembina County Courthouse
308 Courthouse Drive
Cavalier, ND

District Chair:

Paul Henderson
701-697-5104
henders@utma.com

NDGOP District 15 Convention

February 22 at 10:30 a.m.
Fireside Inn and Suites
215 Hwy 2 East
Devils Lake, ND

District Chair:

Vonda Markestad
701-662-3774
vmarkestad@gondtc.com

ND Dem-NPL District 9 Convention

Event Information

Saturday, February 22nd @ 10:00am
Rolla City Hall
14 1st St NE, Rolla

District Chair:

Tracy Boe
(701) 656-3427
boefarms@utma.com

ND Dem-NPL District 10 Convention

Event Information

Saturday, March 1st @ 1:00pm
Cedar Inn
502 Division Ave S, Cavalier

District Chair:

Bob Nowatzki
(701) 256-0674

ND Dem-NPL District 15 Convention

Event Information

Tuesday, March 4th @ 6:00pm
Ramsey Co Event Center
Devils Lake, ND

District Chair:

Adam Leiphon
(701) 398-3067 h
(701) 351-3475 c
adam.leiphon@gmail.com

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