Kevin Cramer for U.S. Senate
Kevin Cramer announced his intention to run as a candidate for United States Senator from North Dakota in February 2018. In his announcement, he thanked all North Dakotan’s saying, “The people of our state have given me a great privilege by allowing me to serve God by serving them.” He was encouraged by President Trump’s support, he said, but was inspired by the support of North Dakotans. “I am always happy to take the president’s call, but I am honored to answer the people’s call.”
Kelly Armstrong for U.S. Congress
Kelly Armstrong is running for Congress because North Dakota needs a fighter representing us. Kelly is a true conservative who will work tirelessly to bring North Dakota real results. Now is the time to elect someone who has the energy and drive to build on the momentum that we have seen from President Trump and his administration.
Doug Goehring for Agriculture Commissioner
Doug Goehring has been North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner since 2009. A third-generation farmer, Commissioner Goehring, along with his son, Dustin, operates a 2,000-acre, no-till farm near Menoken in south central North Dakota, where they raise corn, soybeans, spring wheat, winter wheat, sunflowers, and barley. In the past, the Goehrings have also produced durum, canola, mustard, millet, safflower, alfalfa, lentils and field peas, and have had a feeder cattle operation.
Wayne Stenehjem for Attorney General
Stenehjem was elected to the North Dakota House of Representatives representing District 42 in Grand Forks in 1976, serving for two terms until his election to the ND Senate in 1980. He served for twenty years in the Senate until his election to the Office of Attorney General. Stenehjem served on the Judiciary Committee throughout his tenure in the Legislature, and was Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee from 1995-2000. He was elected President Pro Tempore of the Senate for the 1999 Legislative Session. In January 2001, Stenehjem was sworn in as the State’s 29th Attorney General.
Brian Kroshus for Public Service Commissioner
Brian’s personal foundation in life is faith, family, friends and helping others. He has a passion for volunteering both his time and personal resources and staying active in the community. He has and continues to serve on a number of boards in the Bismarck-Mandan area.
Randy Christmann for Public Service Commission
Randy Christmann was elected to the North Dakota Public Service Commission in November 2012 and currently serves as the three-member Commission’s chairman. Upon being elected, Randy brought more than 18 years of experience in public service as a State Senator from energy country. His contributions to the PSC are further bolstered by his experience as a former board member for the West River Telecommunications Cooperative and as operator of a 111-year-old third generation cattle ranch west of Hazen, North Dakota. This background in agriculture, telecommunications and the energy industry has been an invaluable asset as he carries out the duties of the PSC.
Ryan Rauschenberger for Tax Commissioner
Ryan Rauschenberger is the twenty-fourth North Dakota State Tax Commissioner. He was appointed to the role after serving for nearly five years as the state’s Deputy Tax Commissioner. As Deputy Tax Commissioner, Ryan promoted sound fiscal management, kept the department within budget, and ensured strong customer service for North Dakota’s taxpayers. Ryan is a former associate accountant at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. At PwC, Ryan audited Fortune 500 companies in the energy, manufacturing, and financial services industries. Ryan’s experience enforcing appropriate financial procedures within large companies makes him uniquely qualified to enforce North Dakota’s tax laws.
Al Jaeger for Secretary of State
Al Jaeger won election as Secretary of State seven times. He serves on the North Dakota Emergency Commission, the Board of the North Dakota State Historical Society, and the North Dakota Board of University and School Lands. Since becoming Secretary of State, Jaeger has been an active participant in the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS). He has served nine terms on its Executive Committee.
Jaeger was born and raised in Beulah, ND. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Dickinson State University majoring in Business Education with a minor in Speech. He also completed post-graduate work at the University of North Dakota and Montana State University. He served in the North Dakota Army National Guard. Jaeger and his late wife, Kathy, have three children.