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|United States Senator
from North Dakota
January 3, 2011
Serving with Kevin Cramer
|Preceded by||Byron Dorgan|
|31st Governor of North Dakota|
December 15, 2000 – December 7, 2010
|Preceded by||Ed Schafer|
|Succeeded by||Jack Dalrymple|
John Henry Hoeven III
March 13, 1957
Bismarck, North Dakota
|Political party||Independent (Before 1996)
Democratic Party (1996–1998)
Republican Party (1998–present)
|Alma mater||Dartmouth College
John Henry Hoeven III (born March 13, 1957) is a politician from the U.S. state of North Dakota. On January 3, 2011, he became a United States Senator for that state. A member of the North Dakota Republican Party, he previously served as the 31st Governor of North Dakota from December 2000 to December 2010.
Hoeven was elected to the U.S. Senate in the November 2, 2010 general election. He replaced junior Senator Byron L. Dorgan, who chose not to seek re-election.
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