United States Senate election in North Dakota, 1970
|Elections in North Dakota|
The 1970 U.S. Senate election for the state of North Dakota was held November 3, 1970. The incumbent, North Dakota Democratic NPL Party Senator Quentin Burdick, was re-elected to his third term, defeating Republican candidate Thomas S. Kleppe, who later became the United States Secretary of the Interior.
Only Burdick filed as a Dem-NPLer, and the endorsed Republican candidate was Thomas S. Kleppe, who was finishing his second and final term as a Representative for North Dakota's second congressional district. Burdick and Kleppe won the primary elections for their respective parties.
|Democratic||Quentin Burdick (incumbent)||134,519||61.27|
|Republican||Thomas S. Kleppe||82,996||37.80|
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