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Elections 2020

Republican Doug Burgum

Doug Burgum is the 33rd and current Republican Governor of North Dakota. Burgum was first elected in the general election in 2016. He is seeking reelection to his current seat. In 2016, Burgum defeated Marvin Nelson (D), others (Burgum - 76.5%; Nelson - 19.4%; other - 4.1%). He earned his B.A. from North Dakota State University and a M.A. from Stanford University. Before being elected to his current office, Burgum was an executive and a venture capitalist.

Current Office

  • Office: Governor
  • Level: State
  • Branch: Executive

Upcoming Race

  • Office: Governor
  • Year: 2020
  • Office Level: State
  • Office Branch: Executive

Primary: Election Information

  • Date of Primary: June 9th, 2020
  • Status: Advanced


  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Incumbent
  • Party: Republican Party
  • State: North Dakota
  • Office Level: State
  • Office Branch: Executive
  • Primary Date: June 9, 2020
  • General Election Date: Nov. 3, 2020

Source: OpenFEC. Content deemed accurate but not guaranteed.

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