North Dakota House of Representatives

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North DakotaHouse of Representatives
66th North Dakota Legislative Assembly
NorthDakota-StateSeal.svg
Type
Type
Term limits
None
History
New session started
January 3, 2019
Leadership
Lawrence Klemin (R)
since December 3, 2018
Majority Leader
Chet Pollert (R)
since November 13, 2018 [1]
Minority Leader
Joshua Boschee (D-NPL)
since December 3, 2018
Structure
Seats94
66th ND House diagram.svg
Political groups
Majority
  •   Republican (79)

Minority

Length of term
4 years
AuthorityArticle IV, North Dakota Constitution
Salary$148/session day + per diem
Elections
Last election
November 6, 2018
(48 seats)
Next election
November 3, 2020
(46 seats)
RedistrictingLegislative Control
Meeting place
House of Representatives Chamber
North Dakota State Capitol
Bismarck, North Dakota
Website
North Dakota Legislative Assembly

The North Dakota House of Representatives is the lower house of the North Dakota Legislative Assembly and is larger than the North Dakota Senate.

Contents

North Dakota is divided into between 40 and 54 legislative districts apportioned by population as determined by the decennial census. The 2000 redistricting plan provided for 47 districts. As each district elects 2 Representatives to the House, there are currently 94 Representatives in the House.

Representatives serve 4-year terms. Elections are staggered such that half the districts have elections every 2 years. Originally, the North Dakota Constitution limited members of the North Dakota House of Representatives to two-year terms, with all representatives standing for reelection at the same time. That practice continued until 1996, when the voters approved a constitutional amendment that changed the term for representatives to four-years with staggered terms. The amendment went into effect July 1, 1997, and was first applied in the 1998 elections. [2] [3] Every two years half the districts elect both their representatives by block voting.

The House Chamber is located in the North Dakota State Capitol in Bismarck, North Dakota.

Composition of the House

North Dakota House Districts as of 2003. House district boundaries are identical to the North Dakota Senate's districts, with two representatives elected from each district. Map of North Dakota's Legislative Districts.svg
North Dakota House Districts as of 2003. House district boundaries are identical to the North Dakota Senate's districts, with two representatives elected from each district.
The North Dakota State House by district (as of 2016). Red is 2 Republicans, blue is 2 Democrats/NPL, and purple is one of each North Dakota State House Partisan Map.png
The North Dakota State House by district (as of 2016). Red is 2 Republicans, blue is 2 Democrats/NPL, and purple is one of each
66th Legislative Assembly (2019–2020)
AffiliationParty
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
Republican Democratic-NPL Vacant
65th Legislative Assembly8113940
66th Legislative Assembly7915940
Latest voting share

2019–2020 Officers

PositionNamePartyDistrict
Speaker of the House Lawrence Klemin Republican47
Majority Leader Chet Pollert Republican29
Assistant Majority Leader Scott Louser Republican5
Majority Caucus Chair Shannon Roers Jones Republican46
Minority Leader Joshua Boschee Democratic-NPL44
Assistant Minority Leader Karla Rose Hanson Democratic-NPL44
Minority Caucus Chair Gretchen Dobervich Democratic-NPL11

Members of the 66th House

The below individuals are members of the North Dakota House of Representatives for the 66th Legislative Assembly (2019–2021). [4]

DistrictRepresentativePartyResidenceFirst elected
1 Patrick Hatlestad Rep Williston 2006
David Richter RepWilliston2018
2 Bert Anderson Rep Crosby 2014
Donald Longmuir Rep Stanley 2016
3 Jeff Hoverson Rep Minot 2018
Bob Paulson RepMinot2018
4 Clayton Fegley Rep Berthold 2018†
Terry Jones Rep New Town 2016
5 Jay Fisher RepMinot2018
Scott Louser RepMinot2010
6 Dick Anderson Rep Willow City 2010
Craig Johnson Rep Maxbass 2016
7 Rick Becker Rep Bismarck 2012
Jason Dockter RepBismarck2012
8 Jeff Delzer Rep Underwood 1994
Vernon Laning RepBismarck2012
9 Tracy Boe Dem-NPL Mylo 2002
Marvin Nelson Dem-NPL Rolette 2010
10 Chuck Damschen Rep Hampden 2004
David Monson Rep Osnabrock 1992
11 Gretchen Dobervich Dem-NPL Fargo 2016
Ron Guggisberg Dem-NPLFargo2010
12 Jim Grueneich Rep Jamestown 2016
Bernie Satrom RepJamestown2016
13 Kim Koppelman Rep West Fargo 1994
Austen Schauer RepWest Fargo2018
14 Jon Nelson Rep Rugby 1996
Robin Weisz Rep Hurdsfield 1996
15 Dennis Johnson Rep Devils Lake 1992
Greg Westlind Rep Cando 2016
16 Ben Koppelman RepWest Fargo2012
Andrew Marschall RepFargo2016
17 Mark Owens Rep Grand Forks 2010
Mark Sanford RepGrand Forks2010
18 Corey Mock Dem-NPLGrand Forks2008
Steve Vetter RepGrand Forks2016
19 Gary Paur Rep Gilby 2010
Wayne Trottier Rep Northwood 2010
20 Richard Holman Dem-NPL Mayville 2008
Aaron McWilliams Rep Hillsboro 2016
21 LaurieBeth Hager Dem-NPLFargo2018
Mary Schneider Dem-NPLFargo2014
22 Michael Howe RepWest Fargo2016
Brandy Pyle Rep Casselton 2016
23 Bill Devlin Rep Finley 2010
Don Vigesaa Rep Cooperstown 2002
24 Cole Christensen Rep Kathryn 2020
Dwight Kiefert Rep Valley City 2012
25 Alisa Mitskog Dem-NPL Wahpeton 2014
Cynthia Schreiber-Beck RepWahpeton2014
26 Sebastian Ertelt Rep Lisbon 2016
Kathy Skroch Rep Lidgerwood 2016
27 Thomas Beadle RepFargo2010
Ruth Buffalo Dem-NPLFargo2018
28 Michael Don Brandenburg Rep Edgeley 2004
1998-2002
Jeffery Magrum Rep Hazelton 2016
29 Craig Headland Rep Montpelier 2002
Chet Pollert Rep Carrington 1998
30 Glenn Bosch RepBismarck2016
Mike Nathe RepBismarck2008
31 Karen Rohr Rep Mott 2010
Jim Schmidt Rep Selfridge 2010
32 Pat Heinert RepBismarck2016
Lisa Meier RepBismarck2008
33 Gary Kreidt Rep New Salem 2002
Bill Tveit Rep Hazen 2018
34 Todd Porter Rep Mandan 1998
Nathan Toman RepMandan2012
35 Karen Karls RepBismarck2006
Bob Martinson RepBismarck2000
1972-1996
36 Mike Schatz Rep New England 2008
Luke Simons Rep Dickinson 2012
37 Mike Lefor RepDickinson2014
Vicky Steiner RepDickinson2010
38 Larry Bellew RepMinot2000
Dan Ruby RepMinot2000
39 Keith Kempenich Rep Bowman 1992
Denton Zubke Rep Watford City 2014
40 Matthew Ruby RepMinot2016
Randy Schobinger RepMinot2016
41 Pamela Anderson Dem-NPLFargo2014
Michelle Strinden RepFargo2018
42 Claire Cory RepGrand Forks
Emily O'Brien RepGrand Forks2016
43 Mary Adams Dem-NPLGrand Forks2018
Zac Ista Dem-NPLGrand Forks2020†
44 Joshua Boschee Dem-NPLFargo2012
Karla Rose Hanson Dem-NPLFargo2016
45 Mary Johnson RepFargo2014
Tom Kading RepFargo2014
46 Jim Kasper RepFargo2000
Shannon Roers Jones RepFargo2016
47 George Keiser RepBismarck1992
Lawrence Klemin RepBismarck1998

Past composition of the House of Representatives

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References

  1. Dura, Jack (November 14, 2018). "Pollert slides in as North Dakota House majority leader". The Bismarck Tribune . Retrieved November 21, 2018.
  2. House Concurrent Resolution No. 3010 (North Dakota Session Laws 1995, ch. 649) approved November 5, 1996 (ND Session Laws 1997, ch. 570)
  3. "State by State: The Election at a Glance". Daytona News-Journal. November 7, 1996.
  4. "66th Assembly Regular Members: By District". North Dakota Legislative Council. Retrieved December 2, 2018.

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