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Goehring Wins Republican Endorsement

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North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring is getting another chance to run for the job.

 

North Dakota Republican convention delegates on Sunday in Minot endorsed Goehring to run for the position this fall. He faced an intraparty challenge for the position from Judy Estenson, a nurse and farmer from Warwick.

 

Delegates voted 624-245 in favor of Goehring.

 

Former Gov. John Hoeven appointed Goehring to the job in April 2009 when Democrat Roger Johnson resigned. Before that, Goehring ran twice against Johnson and lost both times.

 

Ryan Taylor, a rancher and former Democratic state Senate leader from Towner, will face Goehring for agriculture commissioner this fall.

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