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Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D.

Senator (1st term)

Democrat



Biography

Political Highlights: Democratic nominee for N.D. auditor, 1984; N.D. tax commissioner, 1986-92; N.D. attorney general, 1993-00; Democratic nominee for governor, 2000
Born: October 30, 1955; Breckenridge, Minn.
Residence: Mandan
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Husband, Darwin Lange; two children
Education: U. of North Dakota, B.A. 1977; Lewis & Clark College, J.D. 1980
Elected: 2012
Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Commodities, Risk Management & Trade - Ranking Member; Livestock, Marketing & Agriculture Security; Rural Development & Energy); Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs (Economic Policy - Ranking Member; Housing, Transportation & Community Development; National Security & International Trade and Finance); Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (Permanent Investigations; Regulatory Affairs & Federal Management - Ranking Member); Indian Affairs; Small Business & Entrepreneurship
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Tossup
House Seniority: 41st ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 46,329 followers
State Clout: North Dakota is 28th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

2012 Election Results

Candidate

Heidi Heitkamp (D)
Rick Berg (R)

Votes

161,337
158,401

%

50.2%
49.3%