|35th Mayor of Fargo
December 2, 2014
Acting: December 2, 2014 – April 29, 2015
|Devils Lake,North Dakota,U.S.
| University of Notre Dame (BA)
Tufts University (MD)
Harvard University (MHA)
Timothy Mahoney is an American politician and physician who is currently serving as the 35th Mayor of Fargo,North Dakota. Having been appointed deputy mayor by Mayor Dennis Walaker in 2006,Mahoney took the role of acting mayor on December 2,2014,when Walaker died in office.He won a special election for the balance of Walaker's second term on April 28,2015. He was unopposed for a full term on June 12,2018. He is a member of the Democratic Party.
North Dakota is a U.S. state in the Upper Midwest,named after the indigenous Dakota Sioux. It is bordered by the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba to the north and by the U.S. states of Minnesota to the east,South Dakota to the south,and Montana to the west. North Dakota is part of the Great Plains region,characterized by broad prairies,steppe,temperate savanna,badlands,and farmland. It is believed to host the geographic center of North America,Rugby,and is home to the tallest artificial structure in the Western Hemisphere,the KVLY-TV mast.
Cass County is a county in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of the 2020 census,the population was 184,525. Cass County is the most populous county in North Dakota,accounting for nearly 24% of the state's population. The county seat is Fargo,the state's most populous city.
Fargo (/ˈfɑrɡoʊ/) is a city in and the county seat of Cass County,North Dakota,United States. According to the 2020 census,its population was 125,990,making it the most populous city in the state and the 219th-most populous city in the United States. Fargo,along with its twin city of Moorhead,Minnesota,and the adjacent cities of West Fargo,North Dakota and Dilworth,Minnesota,form the core of the Fargo,ND –Moorhead,MN Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). The MSA had a population of 248,591 in 2020.
West Fargo is a city in Cass County,North Dakota,United States. It is,as of the 2020 census,the fifth largest city in the state of North Dakota with a population of 38,626,and it is one of the state's fastest growing cities. West Fargo was founded in 1926. The city is part of the Fargo-Moorhead,ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area.
North Dakota State University is a public land-grant research university in Fargo,North Dakota. It was founded as North Dakota Agricultural College in 1890 as the state's land-grant university. As of 2021,NDSU offers 94 undergraduate majors,146 undergraduate degree programs,5 undergraduate certificate programs,84 undergraduate minors,87 master's degree programs,51 doctoral degree programs of study,and 210 graduate certificate programs. It is classified among "R1-Doctoral Universities –Very High Research Activity".
Dennis Walaker was an American politician who served as 34th mayor of Fargo,North Dakota. He was elected to a four-year term on June 13,2006 and took office on June 28,2006. He was re-elected twice during municipal elections held on June 8,2010 and June 10,2014. Walaker died in office during his third term as mayor. His deputy mayor,Tim Mahoney,served as mayor for the remainder of Mayor Walaker's final term.
The 2012 United States Senate election in North Dakota took place on November 6,2012,concurrently with the 2012 U.S. presidential election,other United States Senate elections,United States House of Representatives elections,and various state and local elections. Incumbent Democratic-NPL Senator Kent Conrad decided to retire instead of running for reelection to a fifth term.
Dean L. Bresciani is the former president of North Dakota State University (NDSU) in Fargo,North Dakota. He served from 2010 to 2022.
Drew Howard Wrigley is an American attorney,lawyer,and politician from North Dakota. Wrigley currently serves as the attorney general of North Dakota after being appointed to the position by Governor Doug Burgum following the death of Wayne Stenehjem. Wrigley previously served as the United States Attorney for the District of North Dakota from 2001 to 2009 and again from 2019 to 2021,appointed by President George W. Bush and Donald Trump,respectively. Between his terms as United States attorney,Wrigley served as the 37th lieutenant governor of North Dakota from 2010 to 2016.
Fargo is an American black comedy crime drama television series created and primarily written by Noah Hawley. The show is inspired by the 1996 film of the same name,which was written and directed by the Coen brothers,and takes place within the same fictional universe. The Coens were impressed by Hawley's script and agreed to be named as executive producers. The series premiered on April 15,2014,on FX,and follows an anthology format,with each season set in a different era and location,with a different story and mostly new characters and cast,although there is minor overlap. Each season is heavily influenced by various Coen brothers films,with each containing numerous references to them.
Jon Gilmore Lindgren is an American politician who was the mayor of Fargo,North Dakota,an advocate for LGBT rights,and a professor at North Dakota State University.
The 2016 North Dakota gubernatorial election was held on November 8,2016,to elect the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota,concurrently with the 2016 U.S. presidential election,as well as elections to the United States Senate,elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections. This would have been the first time North Dakotans selected a governor under new voter ID requirements,in which a student ID was insufficient identification to vote,but a court ruling in August 2016 struck the down the provision;the election was held under the 2013 rules.
The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Fargo,North Dakota,USA.
The state of North Dakota has improved in its treatment of lesbian,gay,bisexual and transgender residents in the late 1990s and into the 21st Century,when the LGBT community began to openly establish events,organizations and outlets for fellow LGBT residents and allies,and increase in political and community awareness.
Douglas James Burgum is an American entrepreneur and politician serving as the 33rd governor of North Dakota since 2016. A member of the Republican Party,Burgum was an angel investor in and the president Great Plains Software and is a candidate in the 2024 United States presidential election.
The 2018 United States Senate election in North Dakota took place on November 6,2018,to elect a member of the United States Senate to represent the State of North Dakota,concurrently with other elections to the U.S. Senate,as well as other federal,state and local elections in North Dakota.
The 2019 United States elections were held,in large part,on Tuesday,November 5,2019. This off-year election included gubernatorial elections in Kentucky,Louisiana,and Mississippi;regularly-scheduled state legislative elections in Louisiana,Mississippi,Virginia,and New Jersey;and special elections for seats in various state legislatures. Numerous citizen initiatives,mayoral races,and a variety of other local elections also occurred. Three special elections to the United States House of Representatives also took place in 2019 as a result of vacancies.
Ruth Anna Buffalo is an American politician who served as a member of the North Dakota House of Representatives from the 27th District,serving from December 1,2018. She is the first Native American Democratic woman elected to the North Dakota Legislature.
The Federal Building and U.S. Post Office at 657 2nd Ave. in Fargo,North Dakota,was built in 1969–70. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2021.