List of North Dakota Public Service Commissioners

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Number of North Dakota Public Service Commissioners by party affiliation
Party Commissioners
Democratic-NPL 1
Republican 20

The following is a list of Public Service Commissioners of North Dakota. The three public service commissioner offices were created in 1940 and terms began on January 1, 1941, replacing the three offices that made up the North Dakota Railroad Commission.[1]

Commissioner 1[edit]

# Name Term Party
1 Ben C. Larkin 1941–1949 Republican
2 Ernest D. Nelson 1949–1961 Republican
3 Bruce Hagen 1961–2000 Democratic-NPL
4 Tony Clark 2001-2012 Republican
5 Bonny Fetch 2012–2013 Republican
6 Randy Christmann 2013– Republican

Commissioner 2[edit]

# Name Term Party
1 Clark W. McDonnell 1941–1950 Republican
2 Everett H. Brant 1951–1954 Republican
3 Martin Vaaler 1954–1962 Republican
4 Ben J. Wolf 1963–1980 Republican
5 Leo M. Reinbold 1981–2003 Republican
6 Kevin Cramer 2003–2012 Republican
6 Julie Fedorchak 2013– Republican

Commissioner 3[edit]

# Name Term Party
1 Simon S. McDonald 1941–1948 Republican
2 Elmer W. Cart 1949–1954 Republican
3 Anson J. Anderson 1955–1960 Republican
4 Richard J. Thompson 1961–1966 Republican
5 Richard A. Elkin 1967–1983 Republican
6 Dale V. Sandstrom 1983–1992 Republican
7 Susan Wefald 1993–2009 Republican
8 Brian Kalk 2009–2017 Republican
9 Brian Kroshus 2017– Republican

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