Janell Cole

North Dakota Governor Newcomer to Elective Politics

By: - January 2, 2001

North Dakota’s new governor, John Hoeven, had never before campaigned for elective office when he launched his successful bid to become the state’s 30th chief executive. A Republican, he campaigned on a theme of bringing more and better paying jobs to the state through aggressive economic development policies. He also appealed to Democrats by promising […]