North Dakota governor's race

Oct 16, 2000 —
Topics: Politics
Bob Reha

Two-term North Dakota Governor Ed Schafer's surprise announcement he was not seeking re-election set the stage for a tight race this fall. Republican John Hoeven, the former Head of the state owned bank of North Dakota wants to keep the office in the hands of the GOP. Democrat Heidi Heitkamp is hoping voters will make history by electing her North Dakota's first female governor. The polls show the result is likely to be close, with gender and Heitkamps recent stuggles with cancer likely to be important issues. Minnesota Public Radios Bob Reha Reports...