• 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.

KFYR-TV: Female Candidates Hope To Change Political Imbalance

By Marisa DeCandido, KFYR-TV Most government officials and state legislators in North Dakota are republican. As the democrats try to unseat the incumbents in this year’s election, they’re doing so with a lot of female candidates. At the Democratic Convention this weekend, the party took some time to recognize the female candidates running for the …

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Oban for Senate: Erin Oban District 35 Convention Speech (full text)

February 22, 2014 – District 35 Democratic-NPL Endorsing Convention This text is Erin Oban’s full acceptance speech, which followed Mike Frohlich’s nomination, and April Fairfield’s second, as written (but not fully delivered to respect time constraints). “You know, I never thought I’d be running for office.  I’ve always been the worker bee, the reliable staffer, …

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Bismarck Tribune: Local Democrats endorse Hill-Oban, Miller

Photo credit: Bismarck Tribune

By Nick Smith, Bismarck Tribune District 35 Democrats voted to endorse Erin Hill-Oban as their candidate for state Senate on Saturday, derailing a bid by Tracy Potter to return to the seat he held for one term. Hill-Oban’s endorsement along with a candidate for one of the two House seats in the district was the main …

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