Norman County

Norman County is located in Northwestern Minnesota along the North Dakota border and was established on February 17, 1881 by the State Legislature. It was created from a portion of Polk County. Norman County is named for the large proportion of Normans (Norwegians) who comprised the county at the time. Ada is the county seat. Sources: Norman County Historical Society website. Minnesota Geographic Names, by Warren Upham (Minnesota Historical Society, 1969).

Notable candidates from Norman County include:

  • Roger D. Moe (resident): Liberal Caucus/DFL State Senator (1971-2003)


Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Legislative Districts

Congressional Districts
Starting Ending Districts
1881 1883 CD 03
1883 1893 CD 05
1893 1903 CD 07
1903 1933 CD 09
1933 1935 At-Large
1935 1963 CD 09
1963 2033 CD 07
Senate Districts
Starting Ending Districts
1881 1882 SD 41
1882 1891 SD 45
1891 1899 SD 51
1899 1915 SD 61
1915 1963 SD 64
1963 1967 SD 65
1967 1973 SD 66
1973 2013 SD 02
2013 2023 SD 04
2023 2033 SD 01
House Districts
Starting Ending Districts
1881 1882 HD 41
1882 1891 HD 45
1891 1899 HD 51
1899 1915 HD 61
1915 1963 HD 64
1963 1967 HD 65
1967 1973 HD 66A
1973 1993 HD 02A, 02B
1993 2013 HD 02A
2013 2023 HD 04B
2023 2033 HD 01B

Candidates

Candidate Birth county Residence county Elections
Aanenson, Andrew Fillmore Norman 1902, State House, District 61, General (Republican, Won)
1900, State House, District 61, General (Republican, Won)
Aasgaard, Ole L. (O.L.) Out of state Norman 1898, State House, District 61, General (People's, Lost)
Amdahl, Erick B. (E.B.) Out of state Norman 1906, State House, District 61, General (Independent, Lost)
Anderson, Norman F. Norman Norman 1958, State Senate, District 64, Primary (Nonpartisan, Lost)
Anderson, Gust A.K. Norman Norman 1930, State Senate, District 64, Primary (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1928, State House, District 64, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1926, State House, District 64, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1924, State House, District 64, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1922, State House, District 64, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1922, State House, District 64, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
Anderson, Halvor Houston Norman 1908, State House, District 61, General (Public Ownership, Lost)
Bergeson, Burnett J. Yellow Medicine Norman 1960, State House, District 64, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1960, State House, District 64, Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
1958, State House, District 64, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1956, State House, District 64, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1954, State House, District 64, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1950, State House, District 64, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
Bergh, Justus Out of state Norman 1912, State House, District 61, General (Public Ownership, Lost)
Braaten, Thorsten T. (T.T.) Out of state Norman 1908, U.S. House, District 09, General (Public Ownership, Lost)
1908, U.S. House, District 09, Primary (Public Ownership, Won)
Brattland, Michael A. (M.A.) Waseca Norman 1914, U.S. House, District 09, General (Socialist, Lost)
1912, U.S. House, District 09, General (Public Ownership, Lost)
1912, U.S. House, District 09, Primary (Public Ownership, Won)
1902, Lieutenant Governor, General (Socialist, Lost)