Cleary Qualifies for June Primary Ballot

Bismarck Republican seeking District 35 Senate seat


Bismarck, ND - Sean Cleary, Republican candidate for the North Dakota Senate in District 35, has officially qualified for the June 14th primary ballot.

Cleary delivered nearly 300 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office from voters within District 35. State law requires 171 qualifying voters’ signatures to appear on the ballot.



“I’m grateful for the support of so many district residents who have encouraged me to run for this office,” Cleary said. “I’ll work to ensure that our state government is always transparent and accountable to taxpayers.”

A native of Bismarck, Cleary will focus on ensuring the state government is efficient and accountable, strengthening our economy, and supporting quality education and good jobs

“We have the opportunity to make North Dakota one of the best places in the country to live and work,” Cleary added. “I look forward to the campaign and conversation with voters throughout the months ahead.”

Cleary recently joined the staff of the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation. He is a former staff member of Senator John Hoeven and Governor Doug Burgum, where he advocated for commonsense, conservative ideas on both the state and federal levels.

Cleary is an alumnus of the University of Mary and earned a master’s degree in applied economics from the University of North Dakota.

Cleary lives in Bismarck with his wife Amy and their infant daughter, Audrey.