List of United States Senators from North Dakota

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North Dakota was admitted to the Union on November 2, 1889, and elects senators to Class 1 and Class 3. Its current Senators are Republican John Hoeven and Democrat Heidi Heitkamp.

Class 1[edit]

# Senator Years Party Congress Term Electoral history
1 Caseylyman.jpg Lyman R. Casey November 25, 1889 –
March 4, 1893
Republican 51 1 Elected in 1889

Lost renomination
52
2 Roachwilliam.jpg William N. Roach March 4, 1893 –
March 4, 1899
Democratic 53 2 Elected in 1893

Lost re-election
54
55
3 Porter James McCumber.jpg Porter J. McCumber March 4, 1899 –
March 4, 1923
Republican 56 3 Elected in 1899
57
58
59 4 Re-elected in 1905
60
61
62 5 Re-elected in 1911
63
64
65 6 Re-elected in 1916

Lost renomination
66
67
4 Lynn Frazier.jpg Lynn Frazier March 4, 1923 –
January 3, 1941
Republican
(NPL)
68 7 Elected in 1922
69
70
71 8 Re-elected in 1928
72
73
74 9 Re-elected in 1934

Lost re-election
75
76
5 William Langer.jpg William Langer January 3, 1941 –
November 8, 1959
Republican
(NPL)
77 10 Elected in 1940
78
79
80 11 Re-elected in 1946
81
82
83 12 Re-elected in 1952
84
85
86 13 Re-elected in 1958

Died
Vacant November 8, 1959 –
November 19, 1959
   
6 Clarence Brunsdale.jpg Clarence Norman Brunsdale November 19, 1959 –
August 7, 1960
Republican Appointed to continue Langer's term

Retired when successor elected
7 BurdickQN (D-ND).jpg Quentin N. Burdick August 8, 1960 –
September 8, 1992
Democratic
-NPL
86
(Continued)
Elected to finish Langer's term
87
88
89 14 Re-elected in 1964
90
91
92 15 Re-elected in 1970
93
94
95 16 Re-elected in 1976
96
97
98 17 Re-elected in 1982
99
100
101 18 Re-elected in 1988

Died
102
Vacant September 8, 1992 –
September 16, 1992
   
8 JocelynBirchBurdick.jpg Jocelyn Burdick September 16, 1992 –
December 14, 1992
Democratic
-NPL
Appointed to continue her husband's term

Retired when successor elected
9 Kent Conrad official portrait.jpg Kent Conrad December 14, 1992 –
January 3, 2013
Democratic
-NPL
102
(Continued)
Elected to finish Burdick's term
103
104 19 Re-elected in 1994
105
106
107 20 Re-elected in 2000
108
109
110 21 Re-elected in 2006

Retired
111
112
10 Heidi Heitkamp official portrait 113th Congress.jpg Heidi Heitkamp January 3, 2013 –
Present
Democratic
-NPL
113 22 Elected in 2012
114
115

Class 3[edit]

# Senator Years Party Congress Term Electoral history
1 Gilbertashville.jpg Gilbert A. Pierce November 21, 1889 –
March 3, 1891
Republican 51 1 Elected in 1889

Lost re-election
2 Hansbroughhenry.jpg Henry C. Hansbrough March 4, 1891 –
March 4, 1909
Republican 52 2 Elected in 1890
53
54
55 3 Re-elected in 1896
56
57
58 4 Re-elected in 1902

Lost re-election
59
60
3 Johnsonmartin.jpg Martin N. Johnson March 4, 1909 –
October 21, 1909
Republican 61 5 Elected in 1908

Died
Vacant October 21, 1909 –
November 10, 1909
   
4 Fountain Thompson.jpg Fountain L. Thompson November 10, 1909 –
January 31, 1910
Democratic Appointed to continue Johnson's term

Resigned
5 William E. Purcell February 1, 1910 –
February 1, 1911
Democratic Appointed to continue Johnson's term

Lost election to finish Johnson's term
6 Gronnaasle.jpg Asle Gronna February 2, 1911 –
March 3, 1921
Republican 61
(Continued)
Elected to finish Johnson's term
62
63
64 6 Re-elected in 1914

Lost renomination
65
66
7 Edwin Freemont Ladd.jpg Edwin F. Ladd March 4, 1921 –
June 22, 1925
Republican 67 7 Elected in 1920

Died
68
69
Vacant June 22, 1925 –
November 14, 1925
   
8 Gerald Nye.jpg Gerald Nye November 14, 1925 –
January 3, 1945
Republican 69
(Continued)
Appointed to continue Ladd's term
Elected to finish Ladd's term
70 8 Re-elected in 1926
71
72
73 9 Re-elected in 1932
74
75
76 10 Re-elected in 1938

Lost re-election
77
78
9 John Moses.jpg John Moses January 3, 1945 –
March 3, 1945
Democratic 79 11 Elected in 1944

Died
Vacant March 3, 1945 –
March 12, 1945
   
10 Milton Young.jpg Milton Young March 12, 1945 –
January 3, 1981
Republican 79
(Continued)
Appointed to continue Moses's term
Elected to finish Moses's term
80
81
82 12 Re-elected in 1950
83
84
85 13 Re-elected in 1956
86
87
88 14 Re-elected in 1962
89
90
91 15 Re-elected in 1968
92
93
94 16 Re-elected in 1974

Retired
95
96
11 Mark Andrews, US Senator from North Dakota.jpg Mark Andrews January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 1987
Republican 97 17 Elected in 1980

Lost re-election
98
99
12 Kent Conrad official portrait.jpg Kent Conrad January 3, 1987 –
December 14, 1992
Democratic
-NPL
100 18 Elected in 1986

Retired, then resigned early when elected to the other Senate seat
101
102
13 Byron Dorgan, official photo portrait 2.jpg Byron Dorgan December 15, 1992 –
January 3, 2011
Democratic
-NPL
102
(Continued)
Appointed early to finish Conrad's term,
having already been elected to the next term
103 19 Elected to full term in 1992
104
105
106 20 Re-elected in 1998
107
108
109 21 Re-elected in 2004

Retired
110
111
14 John Hoeven, Official Senate Portrait, 112th Congress.jpg John Hoeven January 3, 2011 –
Present
Republican 112 22 Elected in 2010
113
114

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