|Member of the North Dakota Senate |
from the 11th district
April 19, 1950
Edgeley, North Dakota
|Residence||Fargo, North Dakota|
|Education|| North Dakota State University (BA)|
University of Nebraska (MA)
Harvard University (MPA)
Timothy Mathern (born April 19, 1950) is a state senator in North Dakota. He also unsuccessfully ran for Governor of North Dakota in 2008.
Mathern grew up on a dairy and grain farm near Edgeley, North Dakota with 12 brothers and sisters. He attended public school in Edgeley before attending Cardinal Muench Seminary in Fargo. For three summers he served in the Latin American Mission Program in Mexico. Mathern graduated from North Dakota State University and received his master's degree from the University of Nebraska. He was a VISTA volunteer for one year. At age 50, Mathern earned a Master's in Public Administration from Harvard University in Cambridge MA.
In 1986 Mathern was elected to the North Dakota Senate. He has served on the Senate Appropriations, Education, Long Term Care, and Tribal and State Relations, Transportation, Political Subdivisions, Human Services, Health Care and Budget Section committees. He is a member of the Council of State Governments and serves on the Health and Human Services Committee of the Midwestern Legislative Conference of the CSG. Mathern has served as Senate Assistant Majority leader and as Senate Minority Leader. He was the Democratic-NPL candidate for governor in 2008 and state treasurer in 2016. In 2018 he was elected to another 4-year term of the Senate.
Mathern has been an active member of many organizations including Fargo-Cass County Economic Development Corporation, Catholic Charities of North Dakota, Bush Foundation of ND, SD, and MN, Prairie Roots Food Cooperative, PrairieRoots Community Fund, and Indigenous Association Fargo, ND. He is the legislative appointee to the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks ND. He is a governors appointee of the state board for the National Corporation for Community Service.
For 30 years, Mathern directed family life and child services programs including marriage preparation, family life education, adoption and foster care. For 6 years he was the administrator of the Church of Nativity. While serving the residents of North Dakota, Mathern has been involved in the ND Health Care Task Force, the Japan-US Health Care Project, International Flood Control Netherlands Project, and Wellspring for the World. He received the 2000 Prairie Peacemaker Award from the North Dakota Peace Coalition and the 2014 Hero Housing Award from HUD.
In addition to his legislative duties, Senator Mathern is public policy director for Prairie St. John's, a behavioral healthcare organization.
Mathern lives with his family in Fargo, ND. He has three married children and one single adult son. He has seven living grandchildren. With his family and friends, he has created "Dakota Sanctuary" near Rollag, MN, a country retreat. He is a user of Facebook and Twitter. As a hobby, he enjoys working with wood and community building activities.
Mark Brandt Dayton is an American politician who served as the 40th governor of Minnesota from 2011 to 2019. He was a United States Senator for Minnesota from 2001 to 2007, and the Minnesota State Auditor from 1991 to 1995. He is a member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), which affiliates with the national Democratic Party.
John Henry Hoeven III is an American banker and politician serving as the senior U.S. senator from North Dakota, a seat he has held since 2011. A member of the Republican Party, Hoeven served as the 31st governor of North Dakota from 2000 to 2010.
Merle Boucher is a North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party politician who served in the North Dakota House of Representatives, representing the 9th district from 1991 to 2011. He served as Minority Leader from 1996 to 2011.
The North Dakota Republican Party is the North Dakota affiliate of the United States Republican Party.
The 1962 United States Senate elections was an election for the United States Senate. Held on November 6, the 34 seats of Class 3 were contested in regular elections. Special elections were also held to fill vacancies. They occurred in the middle of President John F. Kennedy's term. His Democratic Party made a net gain of four seats from the Republicans, increasing their control of the Senate to 68-32. However, this was reduced to 67-33 between the election and the next Congress, as on November 18, 1962, Democrat Dennis Chávez, who was not up for election that year, died. He was replaced on November 30, 1962, by Republican appointee Edwin L. Mechem. This was the first time since 1932 that Democrats gained seats in this class of Senators.
Roger Moe is an American politician who served as a member and majority leader of the Minnesota Senate. He was the Democratic nominee for governor in the 2002 Minnesota gubernatorial election.
John Stewart Dalrymple III is an American politician and businessman who served as the 32nd Governor of North Dakota from 2010 to 2016. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as the 36th Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota from 2000 to 2010 under Governor John Hoeven.
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.
Aaron Krauter is a North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party politician who served in the North Dakota Senate, representing the 35th district from 1990 to 2002 and the 31st district from 2003 to 2009. While in the Senate, Krauter served as Assistant Minority Leader from December 1996 until April 17, 1999, when he became minority leader upon Senator Tim Mathern’s resignation. Krauter was Heidi Heitkamp's running mate in the 2000 North Dakota Gubernatorial Election but lost.
James Pomeroy was an American pastor in the United Methodist Church who served as a North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party member of the North Dakota Senate, representing the 27th district.
Ryan M. Taylor is an American politician. A member of the Democratic-NPL Party, he served as the North Dakota State Senator from the 7th district from 2003 to 2013. Taylor spent his final two years as minority leader. He left the North Dakota Senate to run for the governorship, but was defeated by incumbent Republican Jack Dalrymple in the general election.
The 2008 North Dakota gubernatorial election took place on 4 November 2008 for the post of Governor of North Dakota. Incumbent Republican Governor John Hoeven was easily reelected again, defeating Democratic-NPL challenger Tim Mathern. The primaries took place on June 10, 2008. John Hoeven outperformed John McCain, the Republican presidential nominee, by about 21%. McCain defeated Democratic nominee Barack Obama 53%-45% in the concurrent presidential election.
Erin Murphy is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), she represents District 64, which includes the Highland Park, Macalester-Groveland, Merriam Park, Summit Hill, and St. Anthony Park neighborhoods of the city of Saint Paul in Ramsey County in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. She is a former Majority Leader of the Minnesota House of Representatives, executive director of the Minnesota Nurses Association, and is also a registered nurse.
Michael John Barrett is a Massachusetts politician noted for having been elected to serve in three completely different state legislative districts over the course of his political career. At present he is the state senator for the 3rd Middlesex District of Massachusetts. Barrett served in the State Senate earlier, in 1987–1994, representing another district, before moving to his present home in suburban Lexington in 1996. Even earlier, in 1979–1985, he served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from a district comprising Reading, North Reading and a portion of Wilmington.
A general election was held in the U.S. state of North Dakota on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, with primary elections being held on June 8, 2010.
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 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.
North Dakota held two statewide elections in 2016: a primary election on Tuesday, June 14, and a general election on Tuesday, November 8. In addition, each township elected officers on Tuesday, March 15, and each school district selected a date between April 1 and June 30 to hold their elections. This would have been the first election since the state legislature revoked the ability to use a student or military ID to satisfy state ID voting requirements, but a court ruling in August struck the down the provision, and the election was held under the 2013 rules.
Marvin Nelson is an American politician from the state of North Dakota. He serves in the North Dakota House of Representatives as a member of the North Dakota Democratic-Nonpartisan League Party.
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.