|Minnesota House of Representatives District 3B|
|2011 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Bachelor's||Methodist-Kahler School of Nursing|
McElfatrick's website highlights the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt:"It is not the duty of government to create jobs. It is the rightful role of government to stay out of the way and let the free market system do that."
- Excerpt:"The process shouldn’t be complicated. Government needs to step back from heavy-handed taxation on small and large business and let incentive and ingenuity take over. Profit is re-invested, business grows, more jobs are created and everyone benefits."
- Excerpt:"Our representative form of government depends on educated citizens. They must be prepared to understand the issues, be capable of researching candidates’ backgrounds and positions, and vote intelligently. A healthy economy depends on each successive generation to provide the manpower and skills to support existing industry and adapt to a changing world."
- Excerpt:"Government should not destroy human dignity by perpetuating a lifestyle of unnecessary dependency. It is apparent that the system needs to be rebuilt, encouraging and supporting personal responsibility and a sense of self-worth while still addressing legitimate needs. "
- Excerpt:"Believing that human life is precious and that it begins at fertilization, she is an active worker in the defense of life at all stages and in all conditions."
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, McElfatrick served on these committees:
- Agriculture and Rural Development
- Health and Human Services (Finance)
- Health and Human Services (Reform)
- State Government Finance
McElfatrick ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 5B. He was unopposed in the Republican primary on August 7 and was defeated by Tom Anzelc (D) in the general election on November 6.
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 5B, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Tom Anzelc Incumbent||53.5%||11,162|
|Republican||Carolyn McElfatrick Incumbent||46.5%||9,707|
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 3B (2010)|
|Loren Solberg (DFL)||8,107||48.73%|
|Carolyn McElfatrick (R)||8,516||51.18%|
In 2010, McElfatrick raised $21,207 in contributions.
Her two largest contributors were:
|Aitkin County RPM||$1,500|
Taxpayers League of Minnesota
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McElfatrick and her husband Robert have two children.
- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- Facebook profile
- "mcelfatrick," Official Campaign Website
- Minnesota Secretary of State "2012 State General Election Candidate Filings," Accessed June 18, 2012
- Minnesota Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- Minnesota Secretary of State – 2010 General Election Results
- followthemoney.org, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecards," 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
Loren Solberg (DFL)
|Minnesota House of Representatives District 3B
| Succeeded by|
Mary Murphy (DFL)
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