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Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D.

Senator (2nd term)

Republican



Biography

Political Highlights: governor, 2000-2010
Born: March 13, 1957; Bismarck, N.D.
Residence: Bismarck
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Mical "Mikey" Hoeven; two children
Education: Dartmouth College, B.A. 1979; Northwestern U., M.B.A. 1981
Elected: 2010
Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Commodities, Risk Management & Trade; Nutrition, Agricultural Research & Specialty Crops; Rural Development & Energy); Appropriations (Agriculture - Chairman; Energy-Water; Homeland Security; Interior-Environment; Military Construction-VA; Transportation-HUD); Energy & Natural Resources (Energy; National Parks; Public Lands, Forests and Mining); Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (Federal Spending Oversight & Emergency Management); Indian Affairs
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

House Seniority: 31st ranked Senate Republican
Twitter: 32,516 followers
State Clout: North Dakota is 28th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

2010 Election Results

Candidate

John Hoeven (R)
Tracy Potter (D)
Keith Hanson (LIBERT)

Votes

181,689
52,955
3,890

%

76.1%
22.2%
1.6%