|Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota|
|Preceded by||Ruth Meiers|
|Succeeded by||Rosemarie Myrdal|
January 5, 1931 |
Conway, North Dakota
|Alma mater||University of North Dakota|
Lloyd B. Omdahl (born January 5, 1931) was the 34th Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota, taking office after Ruth Meiers died in 1987. Governor George A. Sinner was re-elected with Omdahl on the ticket in 1988. Previously, Omdahl was a professor of political science at the University of North Dakota and was the Democratic nominee for North Dakota's at-large congressional district in 1976. He won the Democratic primary with 46,382 votes (86.43%), defeating Torfin Teigen, who took 7,281 votes (13.57%). In the general election, he lost to incumbent Republican Congressman Mark Andrews by 181,018 votes (62.45%) to 104,263 votes (35.97%). Russell Kleppe of the American Party took 4,600 votes (1.59%).
- "North Dakota`s Historic Gubernatorial Power Shift". KFYR-TV. 2010-11-08. Retrieved 2010-11-11.
- "Want to vote? No problem here". The Telegraph. 1980-08-28. p. 16.
J. Arthur Engen
|Tax Commissioner of North Dakota
Edwin O. Sjaasstad
|Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota
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