United States House of Representatives election in North Dakota, 2004

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United States House of Representatives election in North Dakota, 2004
North Dakota
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  Earl Pomeroy 111th congressional portrait.jpg Duane Sand Cropped.jpg
Nominee Earl Pomeroy Duane Sand
Party Democratic-NPL Republican
Popular vote 185,130 125,684
Percentage 59.56 40.44

United States House of Representatives election in North Dakota results by county, 2008.svg
Results by county[1]

Sand:         

Pomeroy:         

Representative before election

Earl Pomeroy
Democratic-NPL

Elected Representative

Earl Pomeroy
Democratic-NPL

The 2004 U.S. House of Representatives election for the state of North Dakota's At-large congressional district was held November 2, 2004. The incumbent, Democratic-NPL Congressman Earl Pomeroy was re-elected to his seventh term, defeating Republican candidate Duane Sand.

Only Pomeroy filed as a Dem-NPLer, and the endorsed Republican candidate was Duane Sand, who had previously faced Democrat Kent Conrad in 2000 for North Dakota's Senate seat (see election). Pomeroy and Sand won the primary elections for their respective parties.[2]

Although Sand ran an aggressive campaign, it was not as aggressive as that of Rick Clayburgh who had faced the congressman in the previous election. On June 26, U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay visited Fargo, North Dakota to campaign for Sand.[3]

Election results[edit]

North Dakota's At-large congressional district election, 2004[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Earl Pomeroy (inc.) 185,130 59.56
Republican Duane Sand 125,684 40.44
Total votes 310,814 100.00
Democratic hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official Results General Election". North Dakota Voting Information & Central Election Systems. North Dakota Election Officials, County Auditors and Secretary of State. November 4, 2008. Retrieved February 27, 2016. 
  2. ^ North Dakota Secretary of State, [1]
  3. ^ In-Forum
  4. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2004/2004Stat.htm#34

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