North Dakota gubernatorial election, 2008

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North Dakota gubernatorial election, 2008
North Dakota
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Nominee John Hoeven Tim Mathern
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 235,009 74,279
Percentage 74.44% 23.53%

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County Results

Governor before election

John Hoeven
Republican

Elected Governor

John Hoeven
Republican

The 2008 North Dakota gubernatorial election took place on 4 November 2008 for the post of Governor of North Dakota. Incumbent Republican Governor John Hoeven was easily re-elected again, defeating Democrat Tim Mathern. The primaries took place on June 10, 2008.[1]

Candidates[edit]

Republican[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Independent[edit]

  • DuWayne Hendrickson
  • Running mate: Dana Brandenberg

Polling[edit]

Source Date John Hoeven (R) Tim Mathern (D)
Rasmussen Reports September 8, 2008 68% 28%
Rasmussen Reports July 8, 2008 67% 27%

Election results[edit]

North Dakota gubernatorial election, 2008[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican John Hoeven (inc.) 235,009 74.44% +3.19%
Democratic Tim Mathern 74,279 23.53% -3.86%
Independent DuWayne Hendrickson 6,404 2.03%
Majority 160,730 50.91% +7.05%
Turnout 315,692
Republican hold Swing

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