|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 53B|
|2011 - present|
|January 6, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of Minnesota|
Kieffer earned her B.S. in Business Management from the University of Minnesota. Her professional experience includes working as a nonprofit volunteer.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kieffer served on the following committees:
|Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy|
|• Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries|
|• Public Safety Finance and Policy|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kieffer served on the following committees:
|Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Commerce and Regulatory Reform|
|• Education Reform|
|• Jobs and Economic Development Finance|
Kieffer's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
The Budget and Taxes
- Excerpt: "Our economy will not improve until we balance the budget and change our state spending habits."
Jobs and the Economy
- Excerpt: "The growth of small, mid-sized and large private-sector Minnesota businesses is crucial to the success and stability of our state economy."
- Excerpt: "Well-educated citizens in Minnesota pave the way to financial security and stability for our state."
Kieffer won re-election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 53B. She was unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Ann Marie Metzger (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 53B, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Andrea Kieffer Incumbent||54.9%||12,060|
|Democratic||Ann Marie Metzger||45.1%||9,909|
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 56B (2010)|
|Marsha Swails (DFL)||9,494||46.79%|
|Andrea Kieffer (R)||10,778||53.12%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Kieffer raised $43,775 in contributions.
Her three largest contributors were:
|56Th Senate District RPM||$4,825|
|Kieffer, Andrea L||$1,531|
Taxpayers League of Minnesota
The Taxpayers League of Minnesota, a Minnesota-based taxpayer advocacy organization, releases a legislative scorecard for the Minnesota House of Representatives and Minnesota State Senate once a year. The scorecard gives each legislator a score based on how they voted in the prior legislative term on tax issues and “their efforts to balance the state budget without a tax increase.” The organization also compiles a legislator’s individual "Lifetime Score." 
Kieffer and her husband, John, have two children.
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- GOP Rep. Andrea Kieffer will not run for re-election - Politics in Minnesota
- State GOP's Deputy Chair Resigning For House Bid - CBS Local
- Kelly Fenton to Seek 53B House Seat That Andrea Kieffer Is Leaving - Patch.com
- Fenton to step down as GOP deputy chairwoman - Grand Forks Herald
- Woodbury's Fenton to step down from GOP post - Woodbury Bulletin
- State GOP's Fenton, deputy chair since 2011, stepping down as she mounts bid ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune
- GOP legislator: Marriage vote had nothing to do with retirement decision - Minneapolis Star Tribune
- Fenton stepping down as state GOP deputy chair - Pioneer Press (blog)
- Challengers begin lining up for House races - Politics in Minnesota
- House GOP Marriage Equality Backer Won't Run Again - CBS Local
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- Project Vote Smart biography
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- ↑ "andreakieffer," Official Campaign Website
- ↑ Minnesota Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- ↑ Minnesota Secretary of State – 2010 General Election Results
- ↑ 2010 contributions
- ↑ Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecards," accessed September 27, 2013
- ↑ Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecard, 2013," accessed September 27, 2013
- ↑ Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecard, 2012," accessed September 27, 2013
- ↑ Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecard, 2011," accessed September 27, 2013
Carol McFarlane (R)
|Minnesota House of Representatives District 53B
| Succeeded by|
Marsha Swails (DFL)
|Minnesota House of Representatives District 56B
| Succeeded by|
Will Morgan (DFL)
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