2020 United States House of Representatives election in North Dakota's at-large district

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Zachary Raknerud
Nominee Kelly Armstrong Zach Raknerud
Party Republican Democratic-NPL
Popular vote 245,229 97,970
Percentage 69.0% 27.6%

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County results
Armstrong:      50–60%      60–70%      70–80%      80–90%
Raknerud:      60–70%

U.S. Representative before election

Kelly Armstrong
Republican

Elected U.S. Representative

Kelly Armstrong
Republican

The 2020 United States House of Representatives election in North Dakota was held on November 3, 2020, to elect the U.S. representative from North Dakota's at-large congressional district. The election coincided with the 2020 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections.

The incumbent is Republican Kelly Armstrong, who was elected with 60.2% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared

Primary results

Republican primary results [2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kelly Armstrong (incumbent) 99,582 99.54%
Republican Write-In 461 0.46%
Total votes 100,043 100.0%

Democratic-NPL primary

Candidates

Declared

Endorsements

Zach Raknerud
Labor Unions
Organizations

Primary results

Democratic primary results [2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic-NPL Zach Raknerud 21,394 62.03%
Democratic-NPL Roland Riemers 12,747 36.96%
Democratic-NPL Write-In 346 1.00%
Total votes 34,487 100.0%

Libertarian primary

Candidates

Declared

Primary results

Libertarian primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Libertarian Steven Peterson 729 78.47%
Libertarian Write-In 200 22.36%
Total votes 929 100.0%

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[9] Safe R November 2, 2020
Inside Elections[10] Safe R October 28, 2020
Sabato's Crystal Ball[11] Safe R November 2, 2020
Politico[12] Safe R November 2, 2020
Daily Kos[13] Safe R November 2, 2020
RCP[14] Safe R November 2, 2020

Results

North Dakota's at-large congressional district, 2020[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Kelly Armstrong (incumbent) 245,229 68.96% +8.76%
Democratic-NPL Zach Raknerud 97,970 27.55% −8.02%
Libertarian Steven Peterson 12,024 3.38% N/A
N/A Write-ins 375 0.11% N/A
Total votes 355,598 100.0%
Republican hold

References

  1. ^ Wasserman, David; Flinn, Ally (November 7, 2018). "2018 House Popular Vote Tracker". Cook Political Report. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Statewide Results". North Dakota Secretary of State. Retrieved June 9, 2020.
  3. ^ Dura, Jack (January 27, 2020). "Candidates Emerge in North Dakota's 2020 U.S. House Race". The Bismarck Tribune. Retrieved March 23, 2020.
  4. ^ Notermann, Jacob (June 1, 2020). "Dem primary heating up". KFYR.
  5. ^ "Labor Endorsed Candidates for November 2020". North Dakota AFL–CIO. Retrieved June 5, 2020.
  6. ^ "North Dakota Democrats Endorse 2020 State, Congressional Candidates". The Bismarck Tribune. Retrieved March 22, 2020.
  7. ^ "2020 Endorsed House Candidates". DUH! Demand Universal Healthcare. Archived from the original on May 2, 2020. Retrieved May 30, 2020.
  8. ^ "Candidate for Congress Steven Peterson ~ Easing the Need for Foster Care". Prairie Public News. August 12, 2020. Retrieved September 3, 2020.
  9. ^ "2020 House Race Ratings for November 2, 2020". The Cook Political Report. Retrieved April 5, 2021.
  10. ^ "2020 House Ratings". The Rothenberg Political Report. Retrieved April 5, 2021.
  11. ^ "2020 House race ratings". Sabato's Crystal Ball. Retrieved April 5, 2021.
  12. ^ "2020 Election Forecast". Politico. April 5, 2021.
  13. ^ "2020 House Race Ratings". Daily Kos Elections. Retrieved April 5, 2021.
  14. ^ "Battle for House 2020". RCP. Retrieved April 5, 2021.
  15. ^ "OFFICIAL (WITHOUT RECOUNTS) 2020 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS: Representative in Congress". North Dakota Election Officials. Retrieved November 17, 2020.
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