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Rep. Rick Berg (R-N.D.)

(Defeated for other office)

District: At Large
Political Highlights: U.S. House, 2011-13; N.D. House, 1985-2010
Born: Aug. 16, 1959; Maddock, N.D.
Residence: Fargo
Religion: Lutheran
Family: Wife, Tracy Martin; one child
Education: North Dakota State School of Science, attended 1977-78; North Dakota State U., B.A. 1981
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2010 (1st term)
End of Service: Jan. 3, 2013
Committee Assignments: Ways & Means (Human Resources; Select Revenue Measures; Social Security)

Defeated by Heidi Heitkamp, D, for Senate

Election History
2012generalHeidi Heitkamp (D) 161,33750.2
Rick Berg (R) 158,40149.3
2010generalRick Berg (R) 129,80254.7
Earl Pomeroy (D) 106,54244.9
Roll Call Vitals


North Dakota is 28th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Rep. Rick Berg has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.) has the most appearances so far this year.

Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.