• Roughrider Roundup – November 28, 2022

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans,  We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – November 21, 2022

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans,  We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – November 14, 2022

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans,  We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with […]

  • NDGOP Celebrates Resounding Republican Victories Across North Dakota

    BISMARCK – Today, Perrie Schafer, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”), released the following statement: “I want to congratulate all of our fantastic Republican candidates who worked hard to […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – November 7, 2022

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans,  We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – October 31, 2022

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans,  We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with […]

  • NDGOP: North Dakotans Should Be “Confident” in Secure Election Process

    BISMARCK – Today, Perrie Schafer, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”), released the following statement in response to a new audit of the state’s electoral systems:  “I want to […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – October 24, 2022

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans,  We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with […]

  • NDGOP Statement on the Death of Earl Strinden

    BISMARCK – Today, Perrie Schafer, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”) released the following statement: “On behalf of the North Dakota Republican Party, I would like to offer […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – October 17, 2022

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans,  We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – October 10, 2022

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans,  We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – September 19, 2022

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans,  We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – September 12, 2022

    Dear Fellow Republicans, 

    We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends!

    Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • NDDGOP Statement on the Death of Queen Elizabeth II

    BISMARCK – “Today, we send the prayers of North Dakotans to the Royal Family and the British people who are today mourning the great loss of a magnificent leader. Her commitment […]

  • NDGOP Statement on Haugen Campaign Suspension 

    Dem-NPL is finally saying the quiet part out loud: Cara is a radical Democrat who is more in tune with their agenda. No matter who is on the ballot, Congressman […]

  • BURGUM – BURGUM STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT BIDEN’S STUDENT LOAN DEBT CANCELLATION PLAN

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AUG. 25, 2022) – Gov. Doug Burgum today released the following statement regarding President Biden’s student loan debt cancellation plan. “Instead of focusing on reducing the rising costs of […]

  • BURGUM – JOINT RELEASE: BURGUM, KROSHUS, HEADLAND UNVEIL HISTORIC PLAN TO SLASH INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAXES, SAVE NORTH DAKOTANS $250M PER YEAR

    Burgum, Kroshus, Headland unveil historic plan to slash individual income taxes, save North Dakota taxpayers $250M per year.

  • Roughrider Roundup – August 22, 2022

    Happy Monday!

    Dear Fellow Republicans, 

    We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends!

    Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • NDGOP Response to offensive statements by a group of Young Republicans

    The NDGOP flatly condemns the offensive statements made by a group of Young Republicans this week on their chat platform. We have always encouraged diversity of thought and respectful discourse, […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – August 15, 2022

    Happy Monday!

    Dear Fellow Republicans, 

    We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends!

    Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • PRESS RELEASE – NDGOP Condemns Fargo School Board Pledge of Allegiance Ban

    BISMARCK – Today, Perrie Schafer, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”) released the following statement in response to this week’s vote by the Fargo School Board to exclude the […]

  • PRESS RELEASE – NDGOP Statement on Mar-A-Lago Raid

    BISMARCK – Perrie Schafer, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”), released the following statement in response to the FBI’s raid on the home of former President Donald J. […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – August 8, 2022

    Dear Fellow Republicans, 

    We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends!

    Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • RNC Statement on Raid of Mar-a-Lago

    WASHINGTON – Today, Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel released the following statement on the raid of Mar-a-Lago: “Absolute power corrupts absolutely. Countless times we have examples of Democrats flouting […]

  • PRESS RELEASE – NDGOP Chairman Schafer’s Response to “Bidenflation” Bill

    BISMARCK – Today, Perrie Schafer, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”), released the following statement in response to new details emerging about the Manchin-Schumer “Bidenflation” bill: “Americans were not […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – August 1, 2022

    Dear Fellow Republicans, 

    We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends!

    Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • PRESS RELEASE – NDGOP Statement on Recession

    “Joe Biden and the Democrats in Congress have created an economic nightmare for American families. From skyrocketing prices to depressed wages, we are suffering because of the far-left’s grip on […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – July 25, 2022

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans,  We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – July 18, 2022

    Dear Fellow Republicans, 

    We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends!

    Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • Roughrider Roundup – July 11, 2022

    Happy Monday!

    Dear Fellow Republicans, 

    We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends!

    Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • Roughrider Roundup – June 27, 2022

    Dear Fellow Republicans, 

    We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends!

    Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • NDGOP Statement Roe v. Wade – Press Release

    “Today’s historic Supreme Court ruling is a truly incredible victory for the rights of the unborn and all Americans who care deeply about the sanctity of life. I want to […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – June 20, 2022

    Dear Fellow Republicans, 

    We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends!

    Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • Roughrider Roundup – June 13, 2022

    Happy Monday!

    Dear Fellow Republicans, 

    We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends!

    Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • Roughrider Roundup – Monday, June 6th

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans,  We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – May 24, 2022

    Dear Fellow Republicans, 

    We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends!

    Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • BURGUM – Burgum appoints Sadie Hanson as student member on the North Dakota Board of Higher Education

    BISMARCK, N.D. (MAY 20, 2022) – Gov. Doug Burgum today appointed University of North Dakota student Sadie Hanson to a one-year term as the student representative on the state Board of Higher Education.

  • Roughrider Roundup – May 16, 2022

    Happy Monday!

    Dear Fellow Republicans, 

    We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends!

    Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • Roughrider Roundup – May 9, 2022

    Happy Monday!

    Dear Fellow Republicans, 

    We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends!

    Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • NDGOP Stands with the Unborn – Press Release

    BISMARCK – Today, Perrie Schafer, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”), offered the following statement in response to a confirmed leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade:

  • Roughrider Roundup – May 2, 2022

    Happy Monday!

    Dear Fellow Republicans, 

    We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends!

    Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • Roughrider Roundup – April 25, 2022

    Happy Monday!

    Dear Fellow Republicans, 

    We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends!

    Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • Roughrider Roundup – April 11, 2022

    Happy Monday!

    Dear Fellow Republicans, 

    We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends!

    Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • Roughrider Roundup – April 4, 2022

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans, We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends! Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • Roughrider Roundup – March 28, 2022

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans, We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends! Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • Roughrider Roundup – March 21, 2022

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans, We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends! Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • Roughrider Roundup – March 14, 2022

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans, We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends! Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • Roughrider Roundup – March 7, 2022

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans, We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends! Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • Roughrider Roundup – February 28, 2022

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans, We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends! Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • Roughrider Roundup – February 21, 2022

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans,  We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with […]

  • Kroshus Announces 2022 Run for Tax Commissioner

    BISMARCK, N.D. — Jan. 17, 2022 — North Dakota Tax Commissioner Brian Kroshus announced today that he will seek the public’s vote for tax commissioner in the 2022 election.  Kroshus, […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – February 14, 2022

    Happy Monday!

    Dear Fellow Republicans, 

    We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends!

    Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • BURGUM – Burgum appoints utility board chair Sheri Haugen-Hoffart to open seat on ND Public Service Commission

    Burgum today appointed Capital Electric Cooperative Inc. board chairwoman Sheri Haugen-Hoffart of Bismarck to an open seat on the three-member North Dakota Public Service Commission (PSC), effective immediately.

  • Republican Mike Motschenbacher running for District 47 House seat

    KFYR Article – By: Maddie Biertempfelhttps://www.kxnet.com/news/top-stories/republican-mike-motschenbacher-running-for-district-47-house-seat/ With North Dakota primary elections happening in June, several candidates for the state legislature have already announced they’re running. KX spoke with District 47 […]

  • BURGUM – Burgum appoints former U.S. attorney, lieutenant governor Drew Wrigley to serve as attorney general

    BISMARCK, N.D. (FEB. 8, 2022) – Gov. Doug Burgum today appointed former U.S. attorney and lieutenant governor Drew Wrigley to serve out the remainder of Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem’s term after his sudden passing on […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – February 7, 2022

    Happy Monday!

    Dear Fellow Republicans,

    We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends!

    – Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • Roughrider Roundup – January 31, 2022

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans, We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with […]

  • NDGOP Mourns the Loss of Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem

    “We are devastated to learn of Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem’s tragic passing today. His record of service to the State of North Dakota and commitment to the constitution was second […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – January 24, 2022

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans, We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with […]

  • BURGUM: Burgum to deliver rescheduled State of the State Address on Feb. 16 at Fargo Theatre

    BISMARCK, N.D. (JAN. 21, 2022) – Gov. Doug Burgum announced today that he will deliver his rescheduled 2022 State of the State Address at 10 a.m. Feb. 16 at the Fargo […]

  • CRAMER – Commerce Dept. Awards $682k for North Dakota Economic Development

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) announced the U.S. Department of Commerce awarded the following three grants totaling $682,500: $227,500 to the Souris Basin Planning Council to support Bottineau, Burke, McHenry, […]

  • BURGUM – Burgum statement on Supreme Court blocking Biden’s vaccine mandate on private businesses

    BISMARCK, N.D. (JAN. 13, 2022) – Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Biden administration did not have authority to impose a vaccine mandate […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – January 11, 2022

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans, We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends! – Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • NDGOP Thanks Rep. Pollert for “Exemplary” Service to North Dakota

    BISMARCK – Today, Perrie Schafer, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”) issued the following statement in response North Dakota House Majority Leader Chet Pollert’s announcement that he would be […]

  • NDGOP Mourns Loss of Long-Time Republican Representative, George Keiser

    NDGOP Chairman Perrie Schafer released the following statement on the passing of state Rep. George Keiser of Bismarck. “We are saddened to learn of this loss and we offer our prayers and deepest […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – December 20, 2021

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans, We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share […]

  • Burgum appoints PSC member Brian Kroshus to be North Dakota’s next tax commissioner

    BISMARCK, N.D. (DEC. 21, 2021) – Gov. Doug Burgum today appointed Brian Kroshus to serve as North Dakota’s next tax commissioner, citing his experience as a business leader and his background in defending […]

  • DISTRICT 47 RE-ELECTION ANNOUNCEMENT – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Rep. Lawrence R. (Larry) Klemin [pron. Kle-meen] and Sen. Michael A. Dwyer announce that they will run for re-election in 2022 to represent District 47 in the House of Representatives […]

  • NDGOP Thanks Stenehjem for “Exemplary” Public Service

    BISMARCK – Today, Perrie Schafer, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”) issued the following statement in response to the announcement of Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem’s retirement: “I want to thank the […]

  • NDGOP Reports “Productive Discussions” from December State Committee Meeting

    Pans Few “Protestors” Who “Disenfranchised” Districts BISMARCK — Today, Perrie Schafer, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”) released the following statement in response to the conclusion of its December […]

  • BURGUM: Burgum, Dohrmann visit North Dakota National Guard soldiers supporting CBP at U.S.-Mexico border

    NEAR THE RIO GRANDE, TEXAS (DEC. 15, 2021) – Gov. Doug Burgum and the North Dakota National Guard’s adjutant general, Maj. Gen. Al Dohrmann, today visited the 125 soldiers from the Bismarck-based 957th Engineer Company serving along the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas, getting a first-hand look at their border mission and thanking them for their service in support of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

  • Roughrider Roundup – December 13, 2021

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans, We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with […]

  • CRAMER: Sen. Cramer Votes Against Raising the Debt Ceiling

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND), member of the Senate Budget Committee, issued the following statement after voting against a bill to increase the debt ceiling today: “Chuck Schumer […]

  • CRAMER: Senate Passes CRA to Eliminate Biden’s Vaccine Mandate on Private Businesses

    ***Click here to download video. Click here for audio.*** WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) voted to overturn President Biden’s vaccine mandate on private businesses through the Congressional Review Act (CRA), […]

  • North Dakota Republican Leaders Are Standing Up To Biden – And Winning

    BISMARCK – Today, Perrie Schafer, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”) issued the following statement in response to recent legal victories against the Biden Administration’s radical, totalitarian agenda:“Our Republican […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – December 6, 2021

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans, We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with […]

  • Biden vaccine rule for health workers blocked in 10 states

    By DAVID A. LIEB, KFYR-TV Published: Nov. 29, 2021 at 12:48 PM CST JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge on Monday blocked President Joe Biden’s administration from enforcing a […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – November 29, 2021

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans, We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends! – Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • Roughrider Roundup – November 22, 2021

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans,  We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends! – Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • NDGOP Slams “Socialist” Build Back Better Bill

    BISMARCK – Today, Perrie Schafer, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party released the following statement in response to the passage of the $1.75 trillion Build Back Better spending bill: “It […]

  • NDGOP Thanks Commissioner Rauschenberger for Service

    BISMARCK – Today, Perrie Schafer, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”) issued the following statement in response to the Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger’s announcement that he will be […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – November 15, 2021

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans,  We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends! – Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • Governor Burgum’s Weekly Newsletter 11/14

    Governor Burgum’s weekly newsletter for the week of November 14, 2021 can be found here: https://spark.adobe.com/page/JH8lSQx6HO4Jq/

  • NDGOP: Stenehjem is “Challenging” Joe Biden at Every Turn

    BISMARCK – Today, Perrie Schafer, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”) applauded North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenejhem for challenging the Biden Administration’s vaccine mandates in three different […]

  • Burgum supports North Dakota joining lawsuit against overreaching federal CMS vaccine mandate

    BISMARCK, N.D. (NOV. 10, 2021) – Gov. Doug Burgum today joined Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem in announcing that North Dakota has joined nine other states in a lawsuit challenging the Biden administration’s mandate […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – November 8, 2021

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans, We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends! – Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • Representative Stephen Gorman Passing

    We are saddened to hear of the passing of a longtime Republican Representative, Stephen Gorman. Our thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family. http://boulgerfuneralhome.com/obituaries/stephen-t-gorman/

  • Governor Burgum’s Weekly Newsletter 11/7

    Governor Burgum’s weekly newsletter for the week of November 8, 2021 can be found here: https://spark.adobe.com/page/fiVqaeOUytCw5/

  • Burgum to deliver State of the State address Monday as Legislature convenes for special session

    BISMARCK, N.D. (NOV. 5, 2021) – North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum will deliver his State of the State address to a special session of the 67th Legislative Assembly at 9:30 a.m. Monday in […]

  • Burgum backs lawsuit against Biden administration’s vaccine mandate on private businesses

    BISMARCK, N.D. (NOV. 5, 2021) – Gov. Doug Burgum today expressed his strong support for North Dakota’s legal challenge to the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate on private businesses with 100 or more employees.

  • Roughrider Roundup – November 1, 2021

    Happy Monday! Dear Fellow Republicans, We wanted to provide you with a roundup of everything you might have missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family and friends! – Perrie Schafer, NDGOP Chairman

  • NDGOP Applauds Governor Burgum and Republican Leaders for Coming Together for Special Legislative Session

    BISMARCK – Today, Perrie Schafer, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”) issued the following statement in response to the special legislative session called by Governor Burgum and his alignment with […]

  • Burgum calls special session of Legislature to address redistricting, tax relief, infrastructure, other priorities

    BISMARCK, N.D. (OCT. 29, 2021) – Gov. Doug Burgum today issued an executive order convening a special session of the North Dakota Legislature on Nov. 8 to address legislative redistricting, tax relief and strategic investments in infrastructure, workforce, economic development and other priorities.

  • Burgum statement on passing of decorated World War II veteran, former state legislator Lynn Aas of Minot

    BISMARCK, N.D. (OCT. 29, 2021) – Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today regarding the passing of Lynn Aas of Minot, a former state legislator and decorated World War II veteran.

  • Burgum supports legal challenge to Biden administration’s vaccine mandate on federal contractors

    BISMARCK, N.D. (OCT. 29, 2021) – Gov. Doug Burgum today stressed his support for a legal challenge filed today on behalf of North Dakota and nine other states to the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate on federal contractors.

  • Roughrider Roundup – October 25, 2021

    Happy Monday! Here’s a roundup of everything you might’ve missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family, friends, and fellow Republicans! North Dakota National […]

  • Governor Burgum’s Weekly Newsletter 10/24

    Governor Burgum’s weekly newsletter for the week of October 24, 2021 can be found here: https://spark.adobe.com/page/0XTrbHhydYhrv/

  • NDGOP Thanks Senator Cramer for Standing Up to IRS Snooping

    BISMARCK – Today, Perrie Schafer, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”) applauded Senator Kevin Cramer for his work on the Senate Banking Committee pushing back against the Biden […]

  • Roughrider Roundup – October 18, 2021

    Happy Monday! Here’s a roundup of everything you might’ve missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week. Please share with family, friends, and fellow Republicans! North Dakota Burgum, […]

  • Governor Burgum’s Weekly Newsletter 10/17

    Governor Burgum’s weekly newsletter for the week of October 10, 2021 can be found here: https://spark.adobe.com/page/ywAgucw4kqGJ5/

  • NDGOP Credits Republican Leadership with Northern Border Reopening

    BISMARCK – Today, Perrie Schafer, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”) applauded North Dakota’s Republican leadership for successfully pushing the Biden Administration to reopen the Northern Border to vaccinated Canadian travelers next month..

  • Roughrider Roundup – October 11, 2021

    Happy Monday! Here’s a roundup of everything you might’ve missed from North Dakota’s great Republican leaders this past week (10/2 – 10/8). Please share with family, friends, and fellow Republicans!

  • Governor Burgum’s Weekly Newsletter 10/10

    Governor Burgum’s weekly newsletter for the week of October 10, 2021 can be found here: https://spark.adobe.com/page/EH7WybZBD9HeG/

  • Governor Burgum’s Weekly Newsletter 10/3

    Governor Burgum’s weekly newsletter for the week of October 3, 2021 can be found here: https://spark.adobe.com/page/jXuikM8W2RPxn/

  • Governor Burgum’s Weekly Newsletter 9/26

    Governor Burgum’s weekly newsletter for the week of September 27, 2021 can be found here: https://spark.adobe.com/page/u2kC83QNSVZoK/

  • NDGOP: Burgum is Standing Up to Biden for North Dakota

    Today, Perrie Schafer, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”) praised Governor Burgum’s continued efforts to hold President Joe Biden accountable for inconsistent policies at the northern and southern borders that have hurt North Dakota’s economy and endangered the safety of all Americans.

  • RNC Intends to Sue Biden Administration On Unconstitutional Mandate

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel announced the RNC’s intention to sue the Biden administration on their unconstitutional mandate: “Joe Biden told Americans when he was […]

  • Burgum issues statement on President Biden’s executive action to address COVID-19

    BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement in response to President Joe Biden’s plan released Thursday to address the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • NDGOP Applauds State and Federal Leaders’ Opposition to Biden Overreach

    BISMARCK – “Joe Biden has not only failed to “shut down this virus” – as he promised to – he has also gone back on his campaign promise against vaccine mandates.  The NDGOP […]

  • Sign the Petition & Tell Biden to Act NOW

    While we could not be more fortunate than to live in North Dakota under great conservative leadership, the same cannot be said for the backwards, haphazard decision-making coming from Washington, D.C. Whether it’s the catastrophic and tragic situation in Afghanistan or the cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline on Day 1, Joe Biden is proving to be worse than we could have ever imagined.

  • Episode 8. “Real America” Podcast with Chairman Ronna McDaniel

    Chairman McDaniel has launched a NEW podcast called, “Real America,” where she’ll be joined by leaders who are on the frontlines of dealing with the REAL problems facing the American […]

  • NDGOP Chairman Applauds Budget Surplus

    BISMARCK – “North Dakota’s incredible $400 million budget surplus didn’t happen by accident, but rather, is the result of dedicated conservative leadership from the top down. Earlier this year, Joe Biden and […]

  • Burgum requests presidential major disaster declaration for June storm damage

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AUG. 9, 2021) – Gov. Doug Burgum today requested a presidential major disaster declaration for a series of storms in early June that caused overland flooding and produced damaging winds […]

  • NDGOP Hits the Road!

    It was great seeing so many friends – both old and new – across North Dakota Wednesday (4th of August). If I didn’t see you, my travels will likely bring me to your neck of the woods soon!

  • Burgum names Travnicek director of new Department of Water Resources, appoints members to Water Commission

    BISMARCK, N.D. (JULY 26, 2021) – Gov. Doug Burgum today appointed North Dakota Parks and Recreation Director Andrea Travnicek to lead the state’s Department of Water Resources, subject to approval by a majority of the members of the State Water Commission on Friday, July 30. The governor also appointed eight members to the State Water Commission with broad experience in water supply, flood protection, engineering and other water issues. 

  • Governor Burgum’s Weekly Newsletter

    Governor Burgum’s weekly newsletter for the week of July 18, 2021 can be found here: https://spark.adobe.com/page/t6uzBNSpo339S/

  • NDGOP Slams Recall Petition in District 24

    BISMARCK – Today, Perrie Schafer, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party, issued the following statement in response to the initiation of a recall petition against Representative Dwight Kiefert: “This frivolous […]

  • Governor Burgum’s Weekly Newsletter July 18, 2021

    Governor Burgum’s weekly newsletter for the week of July 18, 2021 can be found here: https://spark.adobe.com/page/yibseQO1mvhi8/

  • NDGOP Applauds Federal Delegation for Rejecting S.1/H.R.1

    BISMARCK – Today, Perrie Schafer, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”) praised North Dakota’s delegation in Washington for rejecting the “For the People Act.”

  • NDGOP Slams Recall Effort

    BISMARCK — Today, North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”) Chairman Perrie Schafer issued the following statement in response to news from the Secretary of State regarding a gubernatorial recall petition in circulation: […]

  • NDGOP Elects New State Party Chairman, Leadership at Annual Meeting

    BISMARCK — The North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”) is pleased to announce that Perrie Schafer was elected as State Chairman at the organization’s annual State Committee meeting that took place this past weekend in Medora. Schafer, a Mandan, ND businessman and District Committee Chair, had earned the support of outgoing NDGOP State Chairman Rick Berg after Berg chose not to run for re-election.

  • April/May 2021 Newsletter

    While we have always been lucky to live in North Dakota, we can be especially grateful for our state’s political fortunes right now.

  • NDGOP Statement on the Joint Address to Congress

    Tonight, Rick Berg, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”) released the following statement in response to President Joe Biden’s Joint Address to Congress.

  • February/March 2021 Newsletter

    Elections have consequences! Biden claimed his mission was to bring the country together, but he has clearly done the opposite.

  • NDGOP Applauds Decision to Acquit Former President Trump

    Today, Rick Berg, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”) made the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate’s acquittal of former President Trump.

  • January 2021 Newsletter

    The last month has been a challenge.

  • NDGOP Calls on North Dakota Dem-NPL Leaders to Reject Biden’s Cancellation of the Keystone XL Pipeline

    BISMARCK—Today, Rick Berg, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”) made the following statement in response to President Joe Biden’s decision to revoke the permit for the Keystone XL […]

  • NDGOP Condemns ND Dem-NPL’s Support of Violent Extremist

    BISMARCK—Today, Rick Berg, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”) made the following statement in response to the financial support senior members of the North Dakota Democratic-NPL (“ND Dem-NPL”)’s […]

  • NDGOP Applauds AG Stenehjem’s Support of Texas Lawsuit

    BISMARCK—Today, Rick Berg, Chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party (“NDGOP”) made the following statement in response to North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem’s decision to join the Texas v. […]

  • November 2020 Newsletter

    Election Night was a great night here in North Dakota.

  • NDGOP Mourns Death of Senator Russell Thane

    We mourn the passing of Senator Russell Thane, who served as a State Senator from the 25th district for a total of 36 years. May God bless his memory.

  • NDGOP Backs RNC Legal Challenges

    President Trump has the right to fully challenge any irregularities that occurred in the processing of ballots, and we support the RNC’s decision to form robust teams on the ground in critical states to help protect the integrity of this election.

  • 2020 General Election Results

    Click to view the results from the 2020 General Election.

  • NDGOP Congratulates Josh Gallion

    Congratulations to Josh Gallion on his hard-fought campaign to continue his exemplary tenure as our State Auditor.

  • NDGOP Congratulates Superintendent Kirsten Baesler

    I’d like to offer my congratulations to Kirsten Baesler on her reelection as superintendent.

  • NDGOP Congratulates Jon Godfread

    I want to extend my sincere congratulations to Jon Godfread on his reelection as North Dakota Insurance Commissioner.

  • NDGOP Congratulates Brian Kroshus

    Congratulations to Brian Kroshus for earning another term as our Public Service Commissioner.

  • NDGOP Congratulates Thomas Beadle

    I would like to extend my congratulations to Thomas Beadle on earning another term as North Dakota’s State Treasurer.

  • NDGOP Congratulates Governor Doug Burgum

    Congratulations to Governor Burgum on his well-deserved reelection as the leader of our great state.

  • NDGOP Congratulates Congressman Kelly Armstrong

    I’d like to offer my congratulations to Congressman Armstrong whose decisive victory clearly shows the trust North Dakotans have placed in him to represent our interests in Washington, D.C.

  • Before Monday

    I’m writing this evening because we just received some big news: we are on pace for a RECORD turnout election in North Dakota.

  • Make a Plan to Vote

    With less than a week to go until Election Day, I am writing to you with a reminder to Get-Out-The-Vote in this all-important election.

  • NDGOP Mourns Death of David Andahl

    On behalf of all North Dakota Republicans I would like to offer my prayers to a great Republican, David Andahl.

  • September 2020 Newsletter

    I hope this note finds you well as we head into an exciting election season this fall!

  • NDGOP Slams Democratic-NPL Party’s Disingenuous Attack on Rep. Jones

    Today, North Dakota Republican Party Chairman Rick Berg condemned the Democratic-NPL Party’s frivolous attack on State Representative Terry Jones.

  • Minneapolis Principal: City Feels Out Of Control After Student’s Death, “We Can’t Take It Anymore”

    North High School Principal Mauri Melander Friestleben stood on the corner of N. Dowling and N. Fremont avenues Tuesday, a day after a 17-year-old Minneapolis Public Schools student was shot and killed there, and said she was ‘100% over it.’

  • Candidate Spotlight – Brian Kroshus, Public Service Commissioner

    Conservative values are founded on the unwavering principle that people, not government, are best left to decide how to live their lives.

  • Candidate Spotlight – Thomas Beadle, Candidate for State Treasurer

    I am honored to be our Party’s nominee for North Dakota State Treasurer. Kelly Schmidt has served our state very well over the last 16 years and leaves big shoes to fill.

  • Candidate Spotlight – Josh Gallion, State Auditor

    Let me begin by saying thank you for your past support.  Serving North Dakota as its State Auditor has been a tremendous honor and I am excited about the opportunity to continue in a second term.

  • August 2020 Newsletter

    Greetings from Charlotte! It has been an exciting week here with our North Dakota delegation conducting Party business and rallying for President Trump’s reelection with conservatives from around the country.

  • Candidate Spotlight – Jon Godfread, Insurance Commissioner

    I am honored to serve as North Dakota’s Insurance Commissioner and look forward to the work ahead as I pursue a second term in office. Insurance affects all of us and is a critical component to the success of our economy.

  • NDGOP Applauds North Dakota Supreme Court Decision To Remove Travisia Martin from November Ballot

    Today is a great victory for the rule of law in North Dakota, and the NDGOP is proud to have led the way in the legal fight that has resulted in this decision.

  • North Dakota Supreme Court orders Measure 3 removed from ballot

    North Dakota’s Supreme Court has sided with opponents who sued to keep off the November ballot a measure that would write many new election processes in the state constitution.

  • NDGOP Scores Important Legal Victory Against Travisia Martin

    Today, a North Dakota District Court issued factual findings to the North Dakota Supreme Court consistent with the North Dakota Republican Party’s contention that Travisia Martin has not been a North Dakota Resident for long enough to be eligible to run for statewide office.

  • Listen Live: NDGOP Petitions the North Dakota Supreme Court to Remove Travisia Martin from the November Ballot

    Click here to listen live.

  • NDGOP State Executive Committee Votes to Disavow Resolution 31

    Today, the NDGOP Executive Committee took decisive action to oppose Resolution 31 by voting to disavow its harmful and divisive language. North Dakota Republicans welcomes all those who support less government and greater freedom.

  • North Dakota GOP director apologizes after party approves anti-LGBT rhetoric in policy statements

    A top North Dakota Republican official has apologized for a series of anti-LGBT statements that delegates approved as a part of the state party’s official extended policy platform.

  • NDGOP Seeks Removal of Ineligible State Insurance Commissioner Candidate From November Ballot

    Today, North Dakota Republican Party Chairman Rick Berg announced that the NDGOP would be filing a petition with the North Dakota Supreme Court asking for ineligible State Insurance Commissioner candidate Travisia Martin to be removed from the November ballot.

  • State Party Response Regarding Convention

    Regarding an attempt to convene a convention, pursuant to NDGOP rules, only the Chairman and Executive Committee can issue a call for convention and must do so 90 days in advance. Due to COVID-19, that was not practically possible within the time constraints necessary to conduct the normal business of a convention.

  • June 2020 Newsletter

    I hope this update finds you well and in good health. What a year 2020 has been so far! I don’t think any of us could have predicted that the […]

  • NDGOP Releases Results from Mail-In Convention Election

    Today, the North Dakota Republican Party announced that it had completed the tally for the absentee ballots submitted as part of the alternative voting measures adopted by the Executive Committee and State Committee in response to the cancellation of the State Convention. Delegates who kept their paid registrations were eligible to participate in the election.

  • NDGOP Re-Elects Chairman Rick Berg

    BISMARCK – Today, members of the North Dakota Republican Party (NDGOP) State Committee unanimously elected Rick Berg to his first full-term as Chairman. Berg was first elected to the role […]

  • New Ad: Can’t Do the Math

    The North Dakota Republican Party released a new ad today to highlight that while Republican Majorities are hard at work — Democrats are once again trying to raise taxes. “Republicans […]

  • FEEL THE BERN…in Bismarck?

    As North Dakota Democrats double-down on their embrace of socialism, Bernie Sander’s campaign announced they think they’ve got a shot at winning North Dakota. Since Democrats announced their support for socialism in […]

  • North Dakota Democratic-Socialist Party? Unfriend.

    Earlier today, North Dakota Democrats confirmed voters suspicions and endorsed the radical, socialist agenda of the liberal left. In a Facebook post on Saturday, the District 42 Democrat Party shared a letter […]

  • turned down for what?

    Facebook just forced the Heidi Heitkamp-funded Democrat-NPL ads to be taken down because they were clearly nothing more than a thinly-veiled voter suppression effort: As Rob Port who first wrote this story says, Heitkamp […]

  • when “bring it home!” becomes “make it stop!”

    Coverage of the Heidi Heitkamp-funded voter suppression efforts by North Dakota Democrats continued to overshadow her own de-facto farewell tour yesterday, as the scandal dominated local and national airwaves: Fox […]

  • AP FACT CHECK: the Dem-NPL is lying

    Heidi Heitkamp is funding voter suppression efforts that have now been proven definitively false. As the Associated Press says: CLAIM: “By voting in North Dakota, you could forfeit your hunting […]

  • let’s get Heidi some glasses🤓

    Last weekend, Heidi Heitkamp tweeted this video of a “huge pile of unsold soybeans in Casselton” and said this “is what the trade war looks like.” Except it’s not. According […]

  • can’t escape Kavanaugh

    Continuing her anti-Trump farewell tour, Heidi Heitkamp brought in Cory Booker today, one of the most ardent opponents of Justice Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation. This is the same Cory Booker […]

  • STATEMENTS: State Legislators Support Al Jaeger

    The Democratic-NPL sent yet another mailer trying to deceive Republican voters in November, attempting to make voters think Al Jaeger isn’t supported by the Republican Party. LET’S BE CLEAR: This is […]

  • you don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here

    Moments after news broke that her state party is engaging in voter suppression tactics, Heidi Heitkamp began her farewell tour by tying herself to the Obama administration and attacking President Trump’s […]

  • VOTER SUPPRESSION IN NORTH DAKOTA

    Heidi Heitkamp gave her state party $3 million, and they are using it to depress voter turnout in North Dakota. As Rob Port notes in the story below, the North […]

  • MADE UP MOMENTUM: 51 problems and her campaign is one

    Following her lackluster debate performance Friday, Heidi Heitkamp’s campaign has tried to convince voters they have momentum simply by telling voters they have momentum. Their fake-it-till-you-make-it strategy isn’t working, as […]

  • LEAKED: Heidi Heitkamp’s Personal Agenda for Upcoming Bus Tour

    The North Dakota Republican Party did not actually obtain Heidi Heitkamp’s personal copy of her upcoming bus tour, but if we did, we think it would look something like this… […]

  • Morning Joel?

    Heidi Heitkamp’s brother and de-facto campaign spokesman Joel continued his auditions for a spot on MSNBC this morning, and it’s safe to say it didn’t go well. First, when forced […]

  • WATCH: Kevin Cramer’s Dominant Debate Performance

    Coverage of Kevin Cramer’s superior performance in the final Senate debate continued last night, with KX4’s Chris Berg reminding voters that Cramer delivered the best lines on health care, trade, […]

  • TONIGHT: Donald Trump Jr Holds NDGOP Rally

    Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle, Vice Chairwoman of America First, are holding a rally in Williston tonight to help push Kevin Cramer and our Republican candidates to victory. “Donald […]

  • Chairman’s Update – 10/29

    We’ve almost made it! We have entered our final week of campaign season, and our margin is razor thin. It’s time to make sure everyone gets out and votes for […]

  • The Biden-Heitkamp Agenda

    Heidi Heitkamp has spent her campaign cozying up to President Trump, hoping voters forget her liberal record.   But now in a moment of desperation, Heitkamp is bringing Joe Biden, the […]

  • NDGOP Statement on Heidi Heitkamp Losing Another Debate

    North Dakota Republican Party Communications Director Jake Wilkins issued the following statement on another debate victory from Kevin Cramer: “Just less than two weeks from being ousted, Heidi Heitkamp seems […]

  • Farmers: Heidi’s Political Pawns – NDSen Debate

    Heidi Heitkamp has spent the entire election cycle trying to use North Dakota’s farmers, ranchers, and producers as political pawns. REMINDER: Heitkamp makes these attacks because a pillar of Heitkamp’s campaign […]

  • Heidi’s Unacceptable Judgment – NDSen Debate

    Heidi Heitkamp outed victims of sexual assault without their consent, continued to campaign instead of apologize to the victims, then lied about it. A week later, she seemed to have […]

  • Heitkamp’s Harmful Health Care Agenda – NDSen Debate

    While both Kevin Cramer and Heidi Heitkamp want to protect coverage for pre-existing conditions, Heitkamp-backed Obamacare is wrong for North Dakota, and it hurts our small businesses and farmers. Heitkamp’s […]

  • Heidi Heitkamp is a National Security Issue – NDSen Debate

    While Heidi Heitkamp spent this week campaigning with a man who let North Dakota down, Kevin Cramer has strong support from North Dakota veterans and military members. Heidi Heitkamp’s out-of-touch […]

  • Oldest Attack in the Playbook – NDSen Debate

    After Heidi Heitkamp tried and failed to exploit farmers, veterans, and those with pre-existing conditions for her own political gain, she is now trying to use seniors. But the facts […]

  • NDSen Final Debate – High Hurdles Facing Heidi

    Coming off the worst month of her political career, Heidi Heitkamp comes into this debate in desperate need of an outright win. At this final debate, Heitkamp needs to not […]

  • stand up, Biden, let ’em see ya

    A gaffe prone politician who’s made grave errors in judgement will be campaigning for a heated North Dakota Senate race this November, and it won’t just be Heidi Heitkamp. Heitkamp […]

  • New Ad: Not In Tune With North Dakota

    The North Dakota Republican Party released a new ad today highlighting Heidi Heitkamp’s out-of-tune voting record.   “Heidi Heitkamp’s liberal record just doesn’t sound right to North Dakotans,” said North […]

  • get her mind out of the gutter…

    On the brink of defeat, Heidi Heitkamp’s campaign isn’t holding back from attacking anyone they want, including a WWII veteran who requested that Heitkamp stop using his image without his consent. […]

  • heidi’s hail mary

    There’s a pro-abortion, pro-Obamacare, anti-gun, red-state Democrat who lost touch with her state campaigning in North Dakota today, and it’s not just Heidi Heitkamp. Mary Landrieu is on the trail with Heitkamp […]

  • health care attacks? hardly working, heidi

    Heidi Heitkamp is out with a new ad attacking Kevin Cramer on pre-existing conditions, something her campaign called “a winning issue for us.” LET’S BE CLEAR: Unlike Heidi Heitkamp’s campaign, Kevin Cramer doesn’t […]

  • STATEMENTS: North Dakota Veterans and Sen. Ben Sasse (NE) Criticize Chuck Hagel, Offer Strong Support for Cramer

    As Heidi Heitkamp continues campaigning with a former Obama official who let our military down, North Dakota veterans were praising Kevin Cramer for his work on veterans issues while highlighting […]

  • they’re not sending their best, folks

    Heidi Heitkamp has a well-deserved deficit in the polls after she outed victims of sexual assault without their consent, continued to campaign rather than apologize, then lied about it. Now […]

  • suspended disbelief

    Facing fierce backlash for outing victims of sexual assault without their consent, Heidi Heitkamp was asked by Anchor Chris Berg why she did not suspend her campaign to figure out […]

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: NDGOP Election Night Watch Party

    *For Planning Purposes Only*   BISMARCK– The North Dakota Republican Party will be holding its official Election Night Watch Party at the Bavendick Stateroom of the National Energy Center of Excellence […]

  • WEEKEND MUST READS: Forum Blasts Heitkamp in Cramer Endorsement

    North Dakota’s largest paper endorsed Kevin Cramer today, citing his accessibility and political views that align with North Dakota. In their endorsement, the Forum Editorial blasted Heitkamp for her opposition […]

  • NDGOP Statement: Armstrong Trounces Schneider in Congressional Debate

    North Dakota Republican Party Communications Director Jake Wilkins issued this statement the following another successful debate performance from Kelly Armstrong: “For someone North Dakota will never send there, Mac Schneider sure […]

  • someone grab a microscope…

    As Heidi Heitkamp deals with fierce backlash for outing victims of sexual assault without their consent in a political attack ad, she has promised her victims a personal apology and a retraction. Is that […]

  • NDGOP Statement On Cramer’s Debate Victory

    North Dakota Republican Party Communications Director Jake Wilkins issued the following statement on Kevin Cramer’s victory in tonight’s debate:   “Heidi Heitkamp’s out-of-touch, liberal record was on full display tonight, […]

  • Low Energy Heidi Heitkamp – NDSen Debate

    Liberal to the core, Heidi Heitkamp began her career as Jimmy Carter’s EPA attorney and has put  special interests ahead of North Dakota’s energy industries ever since: During the Obama administration, Heitkamp took a […]

  • Heidi Heitkamp’s Cowardly Choice on Justice Kavanaugh – NDSen Debate

    In opposing Justice Kavanaugh, Heidi Heitkamp made the cowardly decision to cave to Chuck Schumer and vote against North Dakota. From the beginning, Heidi Heitkamp dutifully followed Chuck Schumer’s orders […]

  • Heidi Heitkamp’s Trade Troubles – NDSen Debate

    Heidi Heitkamp claims she’s fighting for farmers, but her actions prolong these trade disputes and hurt the agriculture community in the process. Despite Heitkamp’s fearmongering, great progress has been made […]

  • Heitkamp’s Harmful Health Care Law – NDSen Debate

    While both Kevin Cramer and Heidi Heitkamp want to protect coverage for pre-existing conditions, Heitkamp-backed Obamacare is wrong for North Dakota, and it hurts our small businesses and farmers. Heitkamp’s […]

  • NDSen Debate Day – Heitkamp’s Moment of Reckoning

    After 6 years of dodging local media and “running scared” from reporters, Heidi Heitkamp will now have to answer for six years of opposing the will of North Dakota voters […]

  • Heitkamp Shores Up Residency in Alternate Reality, Continues Attacking Cramer

    “Nothing to see here, folks.”   That’s the message from Heidi Heitkamp and her campaign amid fierce backlash for outing sexual assault victims without their consent in a political attack ad.  […]

  • Heidi Heitkamp Announces Residency in Alternate Reality, Releases Tone Deaf Ad

    With no press release, social media, or news story, Heidi Heitkamp has silently gone on the airwaves with a new ad, smearing Kevin Cramer on health care, immigration, and- inexplicably- women. […]

  • “terrified,” “humiliated,” “downright ruined our lives”

    The Heidi Heitkamp campaign is facing fierce backlash after outing sexual assault victims without their consent in a political attack ad. Last night, some of these women spoke out- one […]

  • Women Say Heitkamp Campaign Identified Them As Sexual Assault Survivors Without Permission

    Heidi Heitkamp paid for an ad labeling women as sexual assault survivors without their consent, according to at least four women publicly posting about it. So far, the Heitkamp campaign […]

  • NO DEBATING IT: Hiding Heidi Loses on Accessibility

    In a desperate move to distract from her anti-life, anti-gun, anti-North Dakota vote against Justice Kavanaugh, Heidi Heitkamp is now trying to make debate schedules and accessibility an issue in […]

  • she’s baaaaack!

    After Heidi Heitkamp blew off votes on President Trump’s judicial nominees to come save her failing campaign, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the Senate will adjourn through the November elections.  Now that she can’t […]

  • #TBT— Heidi’s Last Consequential Vote

    A week ago today Heidi Heitkamp finally revealed she would vote against North Dakota by opposing Justice Kavanaugh. This was the day Heitkamp viewed the FBI report and said “anyone who made […]

  • too little too late

    In another desperate attempt to remake her image, liberal Democrat Heidi Heitkamp is trying to call out Hillary Clinton last night for saying Democrats “cannot be civil” with Republicans. Heidi, where have you been? After […]

  • not speaking my language…

    Many seem enamored that Heidi Heitkamp admitted her opposition to Justice Kavanaugh had nothing to do with anything he said or did, but rather his “body language” when she watched […]

  • 4 weeks, 4 questions

    There are 4 weeks until election day and Heidi Heitkamp has 4 major questions surrounding her opposition to Brett Kavanaugh, and North Dakotans deserve answers.  Why did Heitkamp make a campaign […]

  • Chairman’s Update – 10/8

    We are now under 30 days to go! Our entire slate of candidates are continuing to run excellent campaigns based on issues that matter to North Dakotans. Heidi Heitkamp Votes […]

  • 🚨Heidi, Keep Calling Your Ad Agency🚨

    They must not be answering the phone.   Politifact caught Heidi Heitkamp in another lie today, rating her claim that Kevin Cramer gave himself a raise as Public Service Commissioner […]

  • SUPREME CONUNDRUM: Kavanaugh Questions Heitkamp Hasn’t Answered

    Heidi Heitkamp opposed Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation, even though 60% of her constituents supported him. Now, she’s having a hard time explaining why.   Heitkamp’s rollout for her position has […]

  • WEEKEND MUST READS: Heidi Heitkamp “is in trouble,” “doing damage control”

    Heidi Heitkamp voted against North Dakota this weekend by opposing Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation, and she’s already feeling the backlash. Her liberal obstruction is now “tanking” her campaign, and her […]

  • Her Final Stand

    The country’s most vulnerable Senator, Heidi Heitkamp, just made her final stand against the people of North Dakota, voting NO on Brett Kavanaugh becoming our next Supreme Court Justice. Heitkamp’s […]

  • this is why she voted no

    Heidi Heitkamp today voted no on Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, just as President Trump said she would. Heitkamp wants to paint her obstructionist opposition as non-political and courageous, but the […]

  • Heidi Lies “Every Day”

    Heidi Heitkamp is out with a new ad touting her bipartisan credentials that don’t exist. Heitkamp claims to fight her party when they’re wrong on the issues, but her record proves she’s […]

  • Trump was right

    President Trump came to Fargo, ND in June for Kevin Cramer and made this proclamation about Heidi Heitkamp: “Heidi will vote ‘no’ to any pick we make to the Supreme Court.” The […]

  • Heitkamp is running🏃🏻‍♀️. literally. from reporters.

    Heidi Heitkamp is running scared. From her record, from her critics, from taking a stance on Kavanaugh, and today, from reporters in the Senate basement: Bloomberg Congressional Reporter As the Senate […]

  • INTERNAL STRUGGLE: Dems Concede Majority of North Dakota

    In their most desperate move to date, Heidi Heitkamp’s North Dakota Democrat Party released selective internal poll numbers so they could claim they aren’t headed to defeat. Some key points: Their released […]

  • ‘What a week, huh?’ Heidi, it’s Wednesday

    With 34 days left until the election, the most vulnerable Senator in the country just had one of the worst 24 hour periods of her campaign. To start, the North […]

  • New Ad: During Dakota Access Pipeline Protests, Heidi Did Nothing

    The North Dakota Republican Party released a new ad today that “might be one of the most consequential television ads of the 2018 election cycle,” calling out Heidi Heitkamp for her failure […]

  • Good trade news for ND = Bad campaign news for Heidi

    President Trump today announced a new trade deal has been reached to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement. This trade deal is a win for our economy, as “the U.S. made […]

  • Hey Heidi, Give Something Else

    Career politician and DC liberal millionaire Heidi Heitkamp is out with a new ad trying to falsely paint her opponent as out-of-touch. But the reality is, Kevin Cramer has always put North Dakotans […]

  • Heidi’s Un-Helpful Has-Been’s👇

    As you can see , Heidi Heitkamp has always relied on national Democrats- like Bill Clinton in 2012– who, after being elected, saw voters go to the polls and reject their policies […]

  • New Ad: Sanctuary Cities– “Scare Tactics?!”

    Today the North Dakota Republican Party released a new digital ad calling out Heidi Heitkamp for dismissing the issue of dangerous sanctuary cities as a “scare tactic.” Combatting illegal immigration is a […]

  • Hiding Heidi Heitkamp “Bolted” From Tough Questions Yesterday

    As she’s done for the last six years, Hiding Heidi Heitkamp “bolted” away from answering tough questions yesterday:   This recent incident isn’t the first time Heitkamp has run away from this […]

  • High Tax Heidi may have no regrets, but North Dakotans do

    President Trump and Kevin Cramer have worked tirelessly to undo eight years of harmful regulations and to help grow our nation’s once-stagnant economy. Kevin Cramer today released an ad committing to continuing […]

  • Weekend Must Reads: Heidi Heitkamp’s Trade Stance is Hurting North Dakota

    During commercials of the Sunday shows and football games, be sure to check out this local profile of a North Dakota farmer and Congressman Kevin Cramer’s new op-ed on trade. Steve Kirch […]

  • Barack Obama Rebukes Heidi Heitkamp’s Lies

    When facts don’t support your argument, you resort to fiction; and with her campaign on the brink of failure, Heidi Heitkamp did just that. Here are just a few examples from this week where the […]

  • ND GOP Chairman’s Update – 9/18

    I hope everyone has had a great start to their September. Our campaigns and candidates have sure hit the ground running, so I’m excited to share what they’ve all been […]

  • New Ad: Politics At Its Worst

    The North Dakota Republican Party released a new digital ad today calling out Heidi Heitkamp for playing politics with North Dakota’s farmers and ranchers. As Congress continues its work to […]

  • ICYMI: President Trump Just Fixed Low Energy Heidi Heitkamp’s Mistake

    President Trump’s administration just took action to fix an Obama-Heitkamp job-killing regulation that hurt North Dakota. The Department of the Interior today announced a final rule that revises the 2016 Waste Prevention Rule. This […]

  • low energy Heidi Heitkamp

    Kevin Cramer today unveiled a new ad highlighting his support for an all-the-above energy strategy. Cramer’s record on energy policy is a win for North Dakota and American energy, but Jimmy Carter’s EPA attorney Heidi […]

  • North Dakota: Leading Right to Leaning Right

    With 50 days until the midterms, the North Dakota Republican Party made a strong showing this weekend for our last National Weekend of Action. NDGOP volunteers and staff across the state knocked […]

  • Your Weekend Must Read: Cramer Aims To Win ND’s Senate Race

    Happy Sunday everyone—   Today on the front page of the Bismarck Tribune is an article by Jack Dura, who accompanied Kevin Cramer as he marched in a parade in rural North […]

  • The SCOTUS ⏰ is ticking…

    Happy Friday everyone— Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s hearings to become our next Supreme Court Justice concluded now one week ago, but Heidi Heitkamp is nowhere to be found.    Heitkamp promised to announce her […]

  • 0 for 11: more politics at its worst

    Heidi Heitkamp is out with her eleventh ad of the cycle today, once again playing politics with North Dakota’s agricultural community.    While feigning interest in helping rural North Dakotans, […]

  • ICYMI: “stronger than ever and ready for victory”

    Hey everyone— Whether its opposing tax cuts for the middle class or supporting dangerous sanctuary cities, Heidi Heitkamp and her liberal friends in Washington are demonstrating just how out-of-touch they are with North […]

  • NDGOP Statement on Secretary of State Debate

    BISMARCK— North Dakota Republican Party Communications Director Jake Wilkins issued the following in support of Secretary of State Al Jaeger’s debate performance:   “Tonight Republican Al Jaeger reminded voters why he’s […]

  • Hillary and Chuck to Heitkamp’s Rescue

    It turns out Hillary Clinton knows how to do more with a computer than just delete emails.  Leading strategists are saying the North Dakota Senate race is looking good for Kevin Cramer, […]

  • Heitkamp still pretending to review Kavanaugh’s exceptional record

    Judge Brett Kavanaugh is many days removed from his confirmation hearing, but Heidi Heitkamp is continuing to follow Chuck Schumer’s orders to stay neutral as long as possible on his […]

  • the empty seat

    On a day most Americans traditionally set aside for remembrance and patriotism, Heidi Heitkamp decided to spend her time yesterday attacking her political opponent by using a cheap, political gimmick:    As was previously reported, […]

  • It’s not your seat, Heidi

    President Trump told a crowd of North Dakotans today that Heidi Heitkamp is out-of-touch with North Dakota’s values, and now she seems determined to prove him right. Just hours after […]

  • Unavoidable

    President Trump is in North Dakota today in support of Kevin Cramer’s Senate bid, and given Heidi Heitkamp’s abysmal record and support for Hillary Clinton, she really wants to change […]

  • That’s Kevin

    President Trump visited North Dakota today to support Kevin Cramer and in his speech he did just that. North Dakotans voted overwhelmingly for the Trump agenda in 2016, and as […]

  • rule breakers

    Democrat Heidi Heitkamp’s colleagues on the Senate Judiciary Committee just found a way to hit a new low in Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing, openly admitting they plan […]

  • I like you but I don’t like like you

    Caught between an extremely liberal base that’s hell bent on opposing Kavanaugh, and the overwhelming majority North Dakota voters who want him confirmed, Heidi Heitkamp is continuing to follow Chuck […]

  • worried

    Kevin Cramer yesterday released a new ad attacking Heidi Heitkamp’s record of support for late-term abortion. Heitkamp’s liberal position on late-term abortion isn’t shared by North Dakotans, who strongly support […]

  • Heitkamp’s new marching orders

    Over Labor Day weekend, Democrat Heidi Heitkamp’s party boss Chuck Schumer handed down new marching orders for opposing Brett Kavanaugh during his Supreme Court confirmation hearings this week. Heitkamp’s colleagues […]

  • from critic to cosponsor

    Hey everyone— Heidi Heitkamp just introduced legislation to redistribute revenue gained from President Trump’s tariffs and give it to farmers and ranchers. If you’re looking for a vocal critic of […]

  • always

    Hey everyone— Misleading voters seems to yet again be the theme of the week for Heidi Heitkamp, who just erroneously tried to claim she has “always worked for stronger border […]

  • “False and misleading?” no problem!

    Hey everyone— Yesterday Kevin Cramer’s campaign called on Heidi Heitkamp to pull her misleading ad from the airwaves. Unsurprisingly, Heitkamp’s campaign declined to do the right thing and has since […]

  • more politics at its worst

    Kevin Cramer and Heidi Heitkamp penned dueling Farm Bill op-eds for the Bismarck Tribune and the contrast with Heitkamp’s op-ed could not be more clear. While Kevin Cramer focused solely […]

  • at least today is Friday!

    Hey everyone—   Heidi Heitkamp had another objectively horrible week in her failing Senate campaign, but don’t just take my word for it. Here’s a Monday-Friday rundown from this week that’s […]

  • Heidi, call your ad agency

    Hey everyone— I spoke too soon. Heidi Heitkamp’s Friday keeps getting worse and worse. In her recent, misleading ad, Heitkamp states: “Like 300,000 North Dakotans, Denise has a pre-existing condition. […]

  • not what North Dakotans want to see

    Hey everyone— Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Agriculture Deputy Secretary Steve Censky’s visitto Fargo today serves as a strong reminder that Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is wrong for North Dakota’s agricultural […]

  • “scare tactic?!” clearly not…

    “Scare tactic?!” clearly not… 8.23 Hey everyone— Despite Heidi Heitkamp’s record that shows otherwise, combatting illegal immigration is a top issue for North Dakota voters. Look no further than the […]

  • so proud

    Hey everyone— Chase Iron Eyes, North Dakota’s 2016 Democrat U.S. House nominee and high-profile Heidi Heitkamp supporter, accepted a plea agreement on felony charges for his part in the Dakota […]

  • Republican Leaders Set the Record Straight on Obamacare and Pre-Existing Conditions

    Bismarck, ND– Republican leaders today gathered at the Bismarck Farm Bureau location to dispute Democrats’ false claims and to reaffirm their position regarding the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and pre-existing […]

  • She’s running!

    Hey everyone– Heidi Heitkamp has spent every day of the campaign running from her own record, hoping North Dakotans won’t pay close attention to the way she’s voted in Washington. […]

  • hard to understand

    Hey everyone— Kevin Cramer’s Senate campaign launched a new ad calling out Heidi Heitkamp for voting to fund sanctuary cities. In the ad, Cramer says, “It’s hard to understand why […]

  • NDGOP Chairman Statement on House Candidate Debate

    BISMARCK— North Dakota Republican Party Chairman Rick Berg issued the following statement on tonight’s debate:   “Tonight’s debate presented North Dakota voters with a clear choice in this race. I […]

  • Heidi Heitkamp’s Health Care Lie

    Hey everyone– Heidi Heitkamp is out with a new ad falsely attacking Kevin Cramer on pre-existing conditions. Like Heitkamp, Cramer has consistently supportedprotecting coverage for those with pre-existing conditions. During […]

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    Hey everyone– Heidi Heitkamp finally caved to weeks of pressure and agreed to meet with President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh today. Just don’t expect to see any […]

  • Where’s the beef?

    Hey everyone— Kevin Cramer’s Senate campaign launched a new ad calling out Heitkamp’s liberal allies for their incredibly misleading claims on Cramer’s record. BACKGROUND: Heidi Heitkamp’s Democrat party boss and […]

  • Heitkamp let small businesses down

    Hey everyone— The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) just endorsed Kevin Cramer’s Senate campaign. During the announcement, Cramer promised that “in the Senate, I’ll continue the fight to make […]

  • Inconvenient Truths by Heidi Heitkamp

    Hey everyone– Heidi Heitkamp spent this weekend walking back her frequent, over-the-topic rhetoric on trade. — First, Heitkamp’s Senate office was forced to delete a tweet that claimed “A study […]

  • um, what?

    Hey everyone— Heidi Heitkamp told Breitbart News last night she supports border security and, “yes, funding for a wall.” This new position is a direct contradiction to Heitkamp’s own rhetoric […]

  • Obamacare opposition gaining momentum

    Hey everyone— Support for Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem’s decision to join a lawsuit challenging Obamacare continues to grow as Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread announced yesterday his endorsement of the action. […]

  • i’d be panicked, too

    In the article below, Rob Port details the recent acts of desperation by Heidi Heitkamp, including her most recent immigration flip-flop and the excuses she’s already making for losing this […]

  • Heitkamp’s unavoidable immigration reminder

    Hey everyone– DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s visit to Grand Forks today serves as a clear reminder to North Dakotans of Heidi Heitkamp’s strong support for sanctuary cities. Sec. Nielsen appeared […]

  • North Dakota Dems vs the Constitution

    Hey everyone– North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is leading the fight against Obamacare for North Dakotans, joining 20 other states in asking the courts to declare this disastrous law […]

  • Heitkamp-Warren take on Trump

    Hey everyone– Heidi Heitkamp is again siding with her fellow, out-of-touch liberals to obstruct President Trump and his nominees. As The Hillreports, Heitkamp is “joining forces with Warren and other […]

  • Heidi in the middle

    Hey everyone– National pro-life and conservative leaders met in Fargo yesterday to urge Heidi Heitkamp to vote yes on Judge Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. This event comes just two days […]

  • Dear Heidi…

    Hey everyone— Yesterday the local chapter of “Democratic Socialists of America” swarmed outside Heidi Heitkamp’s campaign office to deliver letters urging the Senator to vote no on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. These socialists […]

  • When they go low, Cramer goes high

    Yesterday Senate leadership announced Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp will be joining their colleague Rep. Kevin Cramer on the Farm Bill Conference Committee. Reactions to this announcement further highlighted the stark differences between […]

  • With Heitkamp, Schumer gets his way

    Heidi Heitkamp is making it clear she’d rather take orders from her national Democratic Party boss and high-five partner Chuck Schumer than North Dakota voters. Schumer recently advised Senate Democrats to “keep your powder dry. Don’t […]

  • So many military missteps

    Today Cramer for Senate launched a new ad touting his continued support for veterans and members of the military community. His record stands in stark contrast with Heidi Heitkamp’s long list of bad votes, […]

  • Heidi didn’t want this

    Hey everyone– The U.S. economy accelerated to a 4.1% pace of growth, a clear win for President Trump’s pro-growth policies and his economic agenda that Heidi Heitkamp so rigidly opposes. […]

  • Heidi’s Trade Troubles

    In a blatantly political maneuver, Heidi Heitkamp came out against President Trump’s plan to protect America’s agriculture industry from China’s trade retaliations. Rob Port detailed Heitkamp’s politically motivated actions, pointing out that […]

  • Heidi can’t hide from this

    Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Grand Forks today will serve as a powerful reminder for North Dakota voters that Heidi Heitkamp has fought tooth and nail against the Trump-Pence agenda in […]

  • Treason Troupe arrives in North Dakota

    Another out-of-state, progressive group announced Friday they were descending on North Dakota to distort Kevin Cramer’s strong record on veterans and the military. Not only is this group’s attack so weak and desperate that […]

  • Now THIS is “politics at its worst”

    You’d think Heidi Heitkamp’s team would learn by now to be more careful with digital ads, but apparently they haven’t. Yesterday, North Dakota Democrats released a digital ad falsely claiming Kevin Cramer is […]

  • Heidi Heitkamp is playing politics with North Dakota farmers

    Yesterday Rep. Kevin Cramer was appointed to the Farm Bill Conference Committee, a major win for North Dakota’s farmers and ranchers who will have a voice on our nation’s ag […]

  • Apparently *not* one of their Priorities

    Heidi Heitkamp voted with President Obama nearly 90% of the time and strongly supported Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Now their political teams are poorly returning the favor. Obama and Hillary’s Super […]

  • ICYMI: Heidi Heitkamp’s preferred President

    Hey everyone– Last night, Chris Berg posted a video highlighting Heidi Heitkamp’s preferred choice for President, Hillary Clinton, and her out-of-touch liberal policy positions. Hillary Clinton opposed the second amendment, promised to […]

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