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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.)


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; U.S. Senate, 2013-present
Born: Oct. 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
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2012 (1st term)
Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Commodities & Markets; Conservation, Forestry & Natural Resources; Jobs, Rural Economic Growth & Energy Innovation - Chairwoman); Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs (Economic Policy; Housing, Transportation & Community Development; Securities, Insurance & Investment); Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (Efficiency of Federal Programs; Emergency Management & District of Columbia; Permanent Investigations); Indian Affairs; Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2012generalHeidi Heitkamp (D) 161,33750.2
Rick Berg (R) 158,40149.3
Roll Call Vitals

2014 Race Rating

(District: ND-A)
 
No race


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28th

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

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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.