UPDATED: NDGOP Chairman Kelly Armstrong Resigns to Pursue U.S. House Campaign


North Dakota Republican Chairman Kelly Armstrong speaks during a U.S. Senate campaign rally for N.D. Rep. Kevin Cramer on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at the Ramada in Bismarck. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

I wrote yesterday that you could expect NDGOP Chairman and state Senator Kelly Armstrong to join the race for the U.S. House this week.

He hasn’t made an official announcement yet – though he is scheduled to be on my radio show on Thursday at 1:30pm – but he has filed to organize a House campaign with the FEC which you can see below.

I’m not sure that a federal campaign gets more official than this.

The filing lists a campaign website, but as of right now it’s currently password protected.

Armstrong joins state Senator Tom Campbell, Tiffany Abentroth, Paul Schaffner, and DuWayne Hendrickson in the House race.

UPDATE: Armstrong has now resigned as Chairman of the NDGOP: