N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – A margin of just 109 votes in Jamestown’s District 12 was the difference for winning candidate Democrat John Grabinger as he is headed to Bismarck with his 0.9 percent defeat of Republican Bernie Satrom for North Dakota Senate.
Grabinger spoke about the opportunity to succeed Sen. Dave Nething in office, who held the position since 1966 and did not seek re-election this year.
As for the District 12 House of Representatives, youth ruled as Republican Alex Looysen and Democrat Jessica Haak each brought in more than 27 percent of the vote on their way to victory.
Looysen discussed what ultimately won the election for him.
As for his District 12 counterpart, Haak told NewsDakota.com she plans to prioritize several local needs for the community.