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North Dakota

3 electoral votes

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Trump (R) has won. An estimated 100 percent of votes have been counted.

Illustration of Joe Biden
Biden
31.8%
114,902
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Trump
65.1%
235,595
Illustration of Donald Trump

Governor

Doug Burgum (R) is projected to defeat Shelley Lenz (D) and leads by 144,690 votes.

VotesPct.
BurgumGOP
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235,479
69.2%
LenzDEM90,789
26.7

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How much of the vote has been counted?

The Post estimates around all votes were counted here within 3 months.

100%

Polls closed

Final results

Note: Maps on this page won’t indicate a leading candidate in each county until an estimated 35 percent of the vote has been reported there.

Updated Nov 16, 2020 at 10:09 p.m. ET

Presidential results

In 2016, Donald Trump (R) won North Dakota by a margin of 35.7 points, adding three electoral college votes to his total.

Fargo

Bismarck

Grand Forks

Jamestown

Williston

LEAD/WON

Trump

Biden

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Donald Trump *Trump *GOP
235,59565.1%
Joe Biden Biden DEM
114,90231.8
Jo Jorgensen Jorgensen LIB
9,3932.6
Write-ins Write-ins WRI
1,9290.5
An estimated 100% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

Governor results

In the North Dakota governor race, the incumbent Doug Burgum (R) is running against Shelley Lenz (D).

Fargo

Bismarck

Grand Forks

Jamestown

Williston

LEAD/WON

Burgum

Lenz

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Doug Burgum *Burgum *GOP
235,47969.2%
Shelley Lenz Lenz DEM
90,78926.7
DuWayne Hendrickson Hendrickson LIB
13,8534.1
An estimated 94% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

U.S. House results

Fargo

Bismarck

Grand Forks

Jamestown

Williston

LEAD/WON

Republican

Seat

Current leader

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Kelly Armstrong *Armstrong *GOP
245,22969.0%
Zach Raknerud Raknerud DEM
97,97027.6
Steven Peterson Peterson LIB
12,0243.4
An estimated 100% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

* Incumbent

Statewide ballot measures

Measure 1

Reform board of higher education

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
91,70627.5%
No No
242,00472.5
333,710 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Measure 2

Amend constitutional initiative process

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
125,46038.4%
No No
201,34361.6
326,803 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Results by state

By Peter Andringa, Jason Bernert, Lenny Bronner, Madison Dong, Jess Eng, Simon Glenn-Gregg, Shana Hadi, Daniel Hoerauf, Jason Holt, Aditya Jain, Isabelle Lavandero, Emily Liu, Anthony Pesce, Erik Reyna, Ashlyn Still and Susan Tyler

Sources: Edison Research, Associated Press, ProPublica, U.S. Census Bureau, National Center for Health Statistics, Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, Cook Political Report. Illustrations by Ben Kirchner for The Washington Post.