Legislative candidate had insurance license removed because of fraud


MINOT, N.D. — Ryan Eckroth is seeking the North Dakota Republican Party’s endorsement to run for the state Senate in District 35.

If elected, he would replace incumbent Sen. Erin Oban, a Democrat who last year announced her retirement from the Legislature .

In 2012, Eckroth agreed to a revocation of his insurance producer’s license in the face of a cease and desist order from Adam Hamm, North Dakota’s insurance commissioner at the time.

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