• The Capitol District



    District 35 is located in the heart of the capital city and includes the North Dakota State Capitol. We are proud of the quiet, safe neighborhoods, small businesses and great schools that lie within our borders.

I’m running for the State Senate because the people of District 35, the residents of Bismarck, and quite frankly, so many across our state deserve better than what they’re getting.  I want to help restore desperately needed balance, common sense and moderation to a legislative body that has become anything but.  It’s time for new energy and fresh perspective in District 35, and that’s certainly something I will bring to the North Dakota Senate.

Oban Named to Bismarck Tribune’s 40 Under 40

From the Editor: A few months ago, I was at an awards luncheon at which the speaker said it was her experience that young adults aren’t getting involved.  I heartily disagree. Each one of our 40 Under 40 honorees points to the opposite.  These honorees, whose ages ranges from 24 to 39, are involved in …

Read More

KFYR-TV: North Dakota Ranks Low in Female Politicians

By Jessica Roose, KFYR-TV North Dakota usually ranks on top for most categories, but there’s at least one where the state is among the lowest. And it’s for the amount of women who serve in politics. During the last legislative session, women made up about 17 percent of those serving. And there’s an effort being …

Read More

Oban leads in fundraising

Excerpt from “Republicans lead in fundraising” by Nick Smith, The Bismarck Tribune “… Pre-primary reports of campaign contributions from Jan. 1 through May 1 show…  No Republican state lawmakers from the Bismarck and Mandan-area districts up for election reported any contributions. … Republicans hold every Bismarck and Mandan-area seat up for election. Erin Oban, the …

Read More