RE-ELECTION

North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum Wants Your Vote Again

Governor Burgum made the announcement online overnight

FARGO, N.D.- His first campaign stop was in Fargo surrounded by friends, family and supporters. Burgum highlighted some of his accomplishments from the past four years. He talked about the progress on criminal justice reform and the Free through Recovery program that helps people battling addiction. Burgum also talks about how he was able to solve the Dakota Access Pipeline…

Josh Gallion to Seek Second Term as North Dakota Auditor

Gallion will make a formal re-election announcement on Thursday in Bismarck and Fargo.

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota Auditor Joshua Gallion says he will seek re-election. Gallion says he will make a formal announcement on Thursday at Republican Party headquarters in Bismarck and Fargo. The state auditor’s office inspects the books of government agencies and North Dakota’s university system. Gallion was elected in 2016 and has carried out performance audits that have uncovered waste and…

Deputy Mayor Dave Piepkorn Launches Re-Election Campaign

Piepkorn says his campaign will address issues like business recruitment and wage increases

FARGO, N.D. — A familiar and at times controversial figure in local politics is seeking re–election to his seat on the Fargo City Commission. After contemplating a run for mayor, Dave Piepkorn decided to throw his name in the ring in the upcoming City Commission election. There are now seven candidates for two open seats in June. Piepkorn was defeated in…

Attorney General In North Dakota Since 2000 Is Running For Re-Election

Wayne Stenehjem Made The Announcement On Social Media And On His Birthday

BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota’s Attorney General since 2000 is running for re-election. In a social media post, Wayne Stenehjem announced he will seek re-election this year. The announcement comes on his 64th birthday. Stenehjem said, “During my time as Attorney General, I have worked diligently to protect our children from predators, eliminate domestic violence, fight the illegal drug trade.”…

North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Seeks Re-Election

Doug Goehring says he is running for re-election

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring is running for re-election. The 52-year-old Republican was appointed to the job in 2009 by then Gov. John Hoeven and won elections in 2010 and 2014. Besides promoting agricultural interests and markets for farm products, the commissioner also sits on the state Industrial Commission, which regulates North Dakota’s oil industry. Goehring…

Long-Time Local Journalist Announces Run for North Dakota House

He worked in television news for 36 years at both KVRR and WDAY

  WEST FARGO, ND — A long-time former television news anchor in the valley is seeking a new job in politics. Austen Schauer is running as a Republican for the District 13 House seat which covers West Fargo. Schauer says he wants to bring common sense ideas to Bismarck. He worked in television news for 36 years at both KVRR…

Newberger Announces Run Against Senator Klobuchar

State Representative Jim Newberger, a three-term house member in Becker County, says he's up for the challenge

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota Republican became the first to announce plans for taking on U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar in the next election. State Representative Jim Newberger, a three-term house member in Becker County, said he’s up for the challenge. If he wins party endorsement at next year’s state convention, he’ll take on the Democrat who beat her…