Lloyd Omdahl

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Lloyd Omdahl
Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota
In office
1987–1992
Governor George Sinner
Preceded by Ruth Meiers
Succeeded by Rosemarie Myrdal
Personal details
Born (1931-01-05) January 5, 1931 (age 83)
Conway, North Dakota
Political party Democratic-NPL
Alma mater University of North Dakota
Occupation professor

Lloyd B. Omdahl (born January 5, 1931) was the 34th Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota, taking office after Ruth Meiers died in 1987.[1] 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[2][3] 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%).[4] 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%).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "North Dakota`s Historic Gubernatorial Power Shift". KFYR-TV. 2010-11-08. Retrieved 2010-11-11. 
  2. ^ "Want to vote? No problem here". The Telegraph. 1980-08-28. p. 16. 
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=757212
  5. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=31539

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Political offices
Preceded by
J. Arthur Engen
Tax Commissioner of North Dakota
1963–1966
Succeeded by
Edwin O. Sjaasstad
Preceded by
Ruth Meiers
Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota
1987–1992
Succeeded by
Rosemarie Myrdal