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Jack Dalrymple on Principles & Values
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jack Dalrymple on other issues.
  • Vision for ND: opportunity, growth, & responsibility. (Jan 2011)
  • Elected State rep in 1985; Lt. Gov. in 2000. (Nov 2010)

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ND 2012: 2012 North Dakota Senate Debates


Rick Berg on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Rick Berg on other issues.
  • Member of the Congressional Prayer Caucus. (Sep 2012)
  • Declined to debate GOP opponent at two Tea Party debates. (May 2012)
  • To get country back on track, change the Senate. (May 2012)
Kent Conrad on Principles & Values
Democratic Sr Senator (ND): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Kent Conrad on other issues.
  • Voted with Democratic Party 92.2% of 320 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted YES on confirming Samuel Alito as Supreme Court Justice. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted YES on confirming John Roberts for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. (Sep 2005)
  • Religious affiliation: Unitarian. (Nov 2000)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of the Senate New Democrat Coalition. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 33% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
Heidi Heitkamp on Principles & Values
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Heidi Heitkamp on other issues.
  • AdWatch: criticized as "Heidi-ho" for "Barack-o" socialism. (Apr 2012)
John Hoeven on Principles & Values
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Hoeven on other issues.
  • Former Democrat until running for Governor as GOP. (May 2010)
  • Member of Midwestern Governors' Association. (Sep 2001)
  • Member, National Governors Association/Economic Development. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of Republican Governors Association. (Aug 2001)
  • Member of the Western Governors' Association. (Aug 2001)

House:


Kevin Cramer on Principles & Values
Republican (District 0): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Cramer on other issues.
  • Vigorously defend right to practice religion of one's choice. (Nov 2012)
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Aug 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Hoeven on Principles & Values
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Hoeven on other issues.
  • Former Democrat until running for Governor as GOP. (May 2010)
  • Member of Midwestern Governors' Association. (Sep 2001)
  • Member, National Governors Association/Economic Development. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of Republican Governors Association. (Aug 2001)
  • Member of the Western Governors' Association. (Aug 2001)
Duane Sand on Principles & Values
2000 Republican Challenger for Senate (ND): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Duane Sand on other issues.
Rick Berg on Principles & Values
Republican (Senate run 2012) (District AL): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Rick Berg on other issues.
  • Member of the Congressional Prayer Caucus. (Sep 2012)
  • Declined to debate GOP opponent at two Tea Party debates. (May 2012)
  • To get country back on track, change the Senate. (May 2012)
Edward Schafer on Principles & Values
Former Democratic Governor (1992-2000); Cabinet Sec'y (USDA): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Edward Schafer on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Episcopalian. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of National Governors Association. (Jan 2000)
Mike Liffrig on Principles & Values
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Mike Liffrig on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Byron Dorgan on Principles & Values
Democratic Jr Senator (ND): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Byron Dorgan on other issues.
  • Voted with Democratic Party 89.4% of 321 votes. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on confirming of Sonia Sotomayor to Supreme Court. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted NO on confirming Samuel Alito as Supreme Court Justice. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted YES on confirming John Roberts for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. (Sep 2005)
  • Religious affiliation: Lutheran. (Nov 2000)
  • Supports Hyde Park Declaration of "Third Way" centrism. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 67% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of Democratic Leadership Council. (Nov 2007)
Dwight Grotberg on Principles & Values
Republican Challenger: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Dwight Grotberg on other issues.
  • First time candidate but involved politically for 16 years. (Mar 2006)
  • Seniority is not always the best indicator for support. (Mar 2006)
  • Compares running against Conrad to US Olympic hockey team. (Mar 2006)
  • Farmer in Barnes County; serves on Township board. (Mar 2006)
  • Worked as a missionary in New Zealand. (Mar 2006)
  • Running with little money against most popular senator in US. (Mar 2006)
Earl Pomeroy on Principles & Values
Democratic Representative (ND-At-Large): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Earl Pomeroy on other issues.
  • Religious affiliation: Presbyterian. (Nov 2000)
  • Rated 75% by the AU, a mixed record on church-state separation. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of the "Blue Dog" Coalition of conservative Democrats. (Nov 2007)
Tracy Potter on Principles & Values
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tracy Potter on other issues.
  • An independent voice; hence a true voice. (May 2010)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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