Doug Burgum on Principles & Values
Reinvented state government amid a $1B revenue shortfall
Burgum is a wealthy former software executive who lost the Republican endorsement but won the nomination in his 2016 primary challenge against Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, the endorsed candidate.
Burgum ran in 2016 on a
message of "reinventing" state government amid a $1 billion state revenue shortfall from sagging commodity prices, winning 76% of the vote with Brent Sanford, who is lieutenant governor.
Source: Bismarck Tribune on 2020 North Dakota Gubernatorial race
, Sep 16, 2019
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