ND Senate Candidates for North Dakota Senator Election Race

Republican Presidential Caucuses: March 1, 2016
Democratic Presidential Caucuses: June 7, 2016
State Primary: June 14, 2016

Election Day: November 8, 2016

North Dakota Senatorial Candidates 2014

North Dakota Senator Candidates
North Dakota Senator Candidates

North Dakota Senate Race for Election 2016

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North Dakota Senator

John Hoeven (R)
Robert Marquette (Libertarian)

North Dakota Candidates for Congress ND:

North Dakota Congress Candidates
North Dakota Congressional Candidates

North Dakota Congress CurrentlyAt Large:
Kevin Cramer (R)
Jack Seaman (Libertarian)


History of North Dakota. Information that every North Dakota Election Candidates for US Senate Should Know:

Prior to European contact, Native Americans inhabited North Dakota for thousands of years. The first European to reach the area was the French-Canadian trader La VĂ©rendrye, who led an exploration party to Mandan villages in 1738. The trading arrangement between tribes was such that North Dakota tribes rarely dealt directly with Europeans. However, the native tribes were in sufficient contact that by the time that Lewis and Clark entered North Dakota in 1804, they were aware of the French and then Spanish claims to their territory. Settlers in front of their sod house in Milton in 1898.

Much of present-day North Dakota was included in the Louisiana Purchase of 1803. Much of acquired land was organized into Minnesota and Nebraska Territories. Dakota Territory, making up present-day North and South Dakota, along with parts of present-day Wyoming and Montana, was organized on March 2, 1861. Dakota Territory was settled sparsely until the late 19th century, when the railroads entered the region and aggressively marketed the land. An omnibus bill for statehood for North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Washington titled the Enabling Act of 1889 was passed on February 22, 1889 during the administration of Grover Cleveland. After Cleveland left office, it was left to his successor, Benjamin Harrison, to sign proclamations formally admitting North and South Dakota to the Union on November 2, 1889. The rivalry between the two new states presented a dilemma of which was to be admitted first. Harrison directed Secretary of State James G. Blaine to shuffle the papers and obscure from him which he was signing first and the actual order went unrecorded, thus no one knows which of the Dakotas was admitted first. However, since North Dakota alphabetically appears before South Dakota, its proclamation was published first in the Statutes At Large. Since that day, it has become common to list the Dakotas alphabetically and thus North Dakota is usually listed as the 39th state.

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