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Quick Facts
Personal Details

Joshua A. Boschee (Democratic Party) is a member of the North Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 44. He assumed office on December 1, 2012. His current term ends on November 30, 2020.

Boschee (Democratic Party) is running for re-election to the North Dakota House of Representatives to represent District 44. He is on the ballot in the general election on November 3, 2020. He advanced from the Democratic primary on June 9, 2020.

Boschee currently serves as state House minority leader.

Boschee earned his B.A. in political science from North Dakota State University and his M.Ed. in educational leadership from North Dakota State University. His professional experience includes working as a realtor and as an assistant director of leadership and organizations for Minnesota State University, Moorhead.

Education

  • MEd, Educational Leadership, North Dakota State University, 2004-2008
  • BA, Political Science, North Dakota State University, 2000-2003

Professional Experience

  • MEd, Educational Leadership, North Dakota State University, 2004-2008
  • BA, Political Science, North Dakota State University, 2000-2003
  • Client Concierge, The Eric Hatch Team, Hatch Realty, 2013-present
  • Former Member, Conference, Orientation, and Recruitment Team, North Dakota State University
  • Commissioner, Fargo Human Relations Commission, 2007-2013
  • Assistant Director of Leadership and Organizations, Minnesota State University at Moorhead, 2011-2013
  • Career Specialist, Career Center, North Dakota State University, 2008-2011
  • Field Organizer/College Organizer, Obama for America, 2008
  • Graduate Intern, Office of the Dean of Students, University of Tennessee, National Orientation Directors Association, 2005
  • Graduate Assistant, Student Organizations and Leadership, Student Activities Office, North Dakota State University, 2004-2005
  • Admission Counselor, Office of Admission, North Dakota State University, 2002-2004

Political Experience

  • MEd, Educational Leadership, North Dakota State University, 2004-2008
  • BA, Political Science, North Dakota State University, 2000-2003
  • Client Concierge, The Eric Hatch Team, Hatch Realty, 2013-present
  • Former Member, Conference, Orientation, and Recruitment Team, North Dakota State University
  • Commissioner, Fargo Human Relations Commission, 2007-2013
  • Assistant Director of Leadership and Organizations, Minnesota State University at Moorhead, 2011-2013
  • Career Specialist, Career Center, North Dakota State University, 2008-2011
  • Field Organizer/College Organizer, Obama for America, 2008
  • Graduate Intern, Office of the Dean of Students, University of Tennessee, National Orientation Directors Association, 2005
  • Graduate Assistant, Student Organizations and Leadership, Student Activities Office, North Dakota State University, 2004-2005
  • Admission Counselor, Office of Admission, North Dakota State University, 2002-2004
  • Minority Leader, North Dakota State House of Representatives, 2019-present
  • Representative, North Dakota State House of Representatives, District 44, 2012-present
  • Candidate, North Dakota State House of Representatives, District 44, 2020
  • Candidate, North Dakota Secretary of State, 2018
  • Minority Caucus Leader, North Dakota State House of Representatives, 2015-2018

Former Committees/Caucuses

Former Member, Agriculture Committee, North Dakota House of Representatives

Former Member, Industry, Business and Labor Committee, North Dakota State House of Representatives

Current Legislative Committees

Member, Budget Section

Member, Committee on Committees

Member, Delayed Bills Committee

Member, Ethics Committee

Member, Joint Advisory Committee on Legislative Revenue

Member, Joint Committee on Administrative Rules

Member, Joint Committee on Legacy Fund Earnings

Member, Joint Committee on Legislative Management

Member, Joint Committee on Legislative Procedure and Arrangements

Member, Joint Committee on Tribal Taxation Issues

Religious, Civic, and other Memberships

  • MEd, Educational Leadership, North Dakota State University, 2004-2008
  • BA, Political Science, North Dakota State University, 2000-2003
  • Client Concierge, The Eric Hatch Team, Hatch Realty, 2013-present
  • Former Member, Conference, Orientation, and Recruitment Team, North Dakota State University
  • Commissioner, Fargo Human Relations Commission, 2007-2013
  • Assistant Director of Leadership and Organizations, Minnesota State University at Moorhead, 2011-2013
  • Career Specialist, Career Center, North Dakota State University, 2008-2011
  • Field Organizer/College Organizer, Obama for America, 2008
  • Graduate Intern, Office of the Dean of Students, University of Tennessee, National Orientation Directors Association, 2005
  • Graduate Assistant, Student Organizations and Leadership, Student Activities Office, North Dakota State University, 2004-2005
  • Admission Counselor, Office of Admission, North Dakota State University, 2002-2004
  • Minority Leader, North Dakota State House of Representatives, 2019-present
  • Representative, North Dakota State House of Representatives, District 44, 2012-present
  • Candidate, North Dakota State House of Representatives, District 44, 2020
  • Candidate, North Dakota Secretary of State, 2018
  • Minority Caucus Leader, North Dakota State House of Representatives, 2015-2018
  • Member, Board of Directors, CAWS North Dakota, present
  • Member, Board of Directors, North Dakota Economic Security and Prosperity Alliance, present
  • Chair, Fargo-Moorhead Pride Celebration, present
  • Board Member, Fargo Theatre, present
  • Volunteer, New Generation North Dakota, present
  • Co-Chair, North Dakota State House Democratic-Nonpartisan League Party Caucus, present
  • Member, Prairie Public Broadcasting Board of Directors, present
  • Associate Member, Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, present
  • Volunteer, American Red Cross
  • Volunteer, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association of Minnesota/North Dakota/South Dakota Chapter
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, North Dakota Council of Abused Women Services
  • Volunteer, Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch
  • Former President, Fargo-Moorhead Coalition for Homeless Persons
  • Volunteer, Gladys Ray Shelter & Drop-In Center
  • Member, Horace Mann Area Neighborhood Association
  • Former Board Member, Pride Collective and Community Center
  • Volunteer, Special Olympics
Elections

2020

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General election
General election for North Dakota House of Representatives District 44 (2 seats)

Incumbent Joshua A. Boschee, incumbent Karla Rose Hanson, and Scott Wagner are running in the general election for North Dakota House of Representatives District 44 on November 3, 2020.

Joshua A. Boschee (D)

Karla Rose Hanson (D)

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Scott Wagner (R)

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Democratic election
Democratic primary for North Dakota House of Representatives District 44 (2 seats)

Incumbent Joshua A. Boschee and incumbent Karla Rose Hanson advanced from the Democratic primary for North Dakota House of Representatives District 44 on June 9, 2020.

Joshua A. Boschee
50.8%
1,336 Votes

Karla Rose Hanson
49.2%
1,293 Votes
Other/Write-in votes
0.0%
1 Votes

Total votes: 2,630

Republican election
Republican primary for North Dakota House of Representatives District 44 (2 seats)

Scott Wagner advanced from the Republican primary for North Dakota House of Representatives District 44 on June 9, 2020.

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Scott Wagner
98.0%
1,056 Votes
Other/Write-in votes
2.0%
22 Votes

Total votes: 1,078

2018

General election
General election for North Dakota Secretary of State

Incumbent Al Jaeger defeated Joshua A. Boschee and Michael Coachman in the general election for North Dakota Secretary of State on November 6, 2018.

Al Jaeger (Independent)
47.3%
145,275 Votes

Joshua A. Boschee (D)
39.2%
120,475 Votes

Michael Coachman (Independent)
13.2%
40,590 Votes
Other/Write-in votes
0.3%
937 Votes

Total votes: 307,277
(100.00% precincts reporting)

Democratic election
Democratic primary for North Dakota Secretary of State

Joshua A. Boschee advanced from the Democratic primary for North Dakota Secretary of State on June 12, 2018.

Joshua A. Boschee
100.0%
33,039 Votes

Total votes: 33,039

Republican election
Republican primary for North Dakota Secretary of State

Will Gardner advanced from the Republican primary for North Dakota Secretary of State on June 12, 2018.

Will Gardner
100.0%
54,563 Votes

Total votes: 54,563

Libertarian election
Libertarian primary for North Dakota Secretary of State

Roland Riemers advanced from the Libertarian primary for North Dakota Secretary of State on June 12, 2018.

Roland Riemers
100.0%
247 Votes

Total votes: 247


2016

Obama endorsement
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During the 2016 election cycle Boschee was one of 161 candidates endorsed by President Barack Obama
Full list of Obama's 2016 endorsements

Elections for the North Dakota House of Representatives took place in 2016. The primary election took place on June 14, 2016, and the general election was held on November 8, 2016. The candidate filing deadline was April 11, 2016.

Incumbent Joshua Boschee and Karla Rose Hanson defeated Gail Nelson and incumbent Blair Thoreson in the North Dakota House of Representatives District 44 general election.

North Dakota House of Representatives, District 44 General Election, 2016

Party Candidate Vote % Votes
Democratic Green check mark transparent.png Joshua Boschee Incumbent 27.41% 3,434
Democratic Green check mark transparent.png Karla Rose Hanson 25.82% 3,234
Republican Gail Nelson 23.28% 2,916
Republican Blair Thoreson Incumbent 23.49% 2,942
Total Votes 12,526
Source: North Dakota Secretary of State

Incumbent Joshua Boschee and Karla Rose Hanson were unopposed in the North Dakota House of Representatives District 44 Democratic primary.

North Dakota House of Representatives, District 44 Democratic Primary, 2016

Party Candidate
Democratic Green check mark transparent.png Joshua Boschee Incumbent
Democratic Green check mark transparent.png Karla Rose Hanson

Gail Nelson and incumbent Blair Thoreson were unopposed in the North Dakota House of Representatives District 44 Republican primary.

North Dakota House of Representatives, District 44 Republican Primary, 2016

Party Candidate
Republican Green check mark transparent.png Gail Nelson
Republican Green check mark transparent.png Blair Thoreson Incumbent

This district was included in the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee's list of "2016 Essential Races." Read more »

2012

Boschee ran in the 2012 election for North Dakota State House District 44. Boschee and Bob Jansen ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 12. Boschee and Blair Thoreson (R) defeated Donald L. Clark (R) and Bob Jansen (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.

North Dakota House of Representatives, District 44 General Election, 2012

Party Candidate Vote % Votes
Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoshua Boschee 26.2% 3,420
Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBlair Thoreson Incumbent 25.9% 3,380
Democratic Bob Jansen 24.2% 3,156
Republican Donald Clark 23.7% 3,098
Total Votes 13,054
Events

2020

Sep. 19
Team North Fargo Day of Action

Sat 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM CDT

1114 5th St N, Fargo, ND 58102-3713, United States

Aug. 6
Virtual Happy Hour with Rep. Boschee and Dr. Shelley

Thur 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM MDT

Dr Shelley Lenz for ND Governor 2020