Former Sen. Byron Dorgan
Democrat • North Dakota 4 Terms • Sworn In 1992
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Dorgan was born in Regent, North Dakota on May 14, 1942. He earned a B.S. from the University of North Dakota in 1964 and an M.B.A. from the University of Denver in 1966. He served as tax commissioner of North Dakota from 1969 until 1980, until he was elected to the U. S. House of Representatives, where he served until 1993.
In 1992 he ran successfully for the open Senate seat. He took office a few weeks early, in December 1992, when the governor appointed him to fill the rest of the term of Kent Conrad, who had won a special election to fill the rest of the term of deceased senator Quentin N. Burdick. Dorgan was reelected in 1998 and 2004. Read More...
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Recent Voting History
On the Nomination PN1576: Mary Helen Murguia, of Arizona, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth CircuitAye (with party)December 22, 2010
On the Resolution of Ratification Treaty Doc. 111-5Aye (with party)December 22, 2010
On the Nomination (Confirmation Mary Helen Murgia, of Arizona to be U.S. Circuit Judge)Aye (with party)December 22, 2010