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Identifier

OGL1541-176

Date of Work

1992

Date of Work

1992

Description

Lieutenant Governor candidate Rosemarie Myrdal, gubernatorial candidate Ed Schafer, and campaign staff sit in front of Schafer campaign sign during the 1992 election. Caption by Governor Schafer reads: "Rosemarie - The best running mate one could have! And now you will make one terrific Lt. Governor! Thanks Ed"

A Republican from Edinburg, Rosemarie Myrdal represented District 11 (Pembina and Walsh counties) in the North Dakota House from 1985 until 1993 and served as the Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota from 1993 to 2001.

Prior to being elected North Dakota Governor, Ed Schafer unsuccessfully challenged North Dakota Congressman Byron Dorgan in 1990. Two years later, Schafer, a Republican from Bismarck, won the gubernatorial election and served as North Dakota’s 30th Governor until 2001.

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Rosemarie Myrdal, Ed Schafer

Rights

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota

Keywords

Rosemarie Myrdal, Ed Schafer, Lieutenant Governor, Governor, Political Campaigns, Campaign Sign

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