HEITKAMP, Mary Kathryn (Heidi), (1955 - )

Senate Years of Service: 2013-2019
Party: Democrat


Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

HEITKAMP, Mary Kathryn (Heidi), a Senator from North Dakota; born in Breckenridge, Minn., October 30, 1955; graduated University of North Dakota, B.A., 1977; graduated Lewis & Clark College, J.D., 1980; lawyer, Environmental Protection Agency 1980-1981; lawyer, Office of the North Dakota State Tax Commissioner 1981-1986; director, Dakota Gasification Company; tax commissioner of North Dakota 1986-1992; attorney general of North Dakota 1992-2000; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for governor of North Dakota in 2000; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2012, and served from January 3, 2013, to January 3, 2019; was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Senate in 2018.