|North Dakota House of Representatives District 29|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||16|
|Per diem||Up to $1,569/month for lodging|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Valley City State University, 1977|
|Birthday||April 20, 1955|
|Place of birth||Valley City, ND|
Pollert earned a B.A. in Business Administration from Valley City State University in 1977. His professional experience includes being the owner and operator of G&R Grain and Feed. Pollert has worked as a general manager, merchandiser and superintendent.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Pollert served on the following committees:
|North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Pollert served on the following committees:
|North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2011|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Pollert served on the following committee:
|North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2009|
Elections for the office of North Dakota House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 10, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 7, 2014. Incumbent Chet Pollert and incumbent Craig Headland were unopposed in the Republican primary, while Lori Carlson and Charles Linderman were unopposed in the Democratic primary. Carlson, Linderman, Pollert and Headland will face off in the general election.
Pollert won re-election to one of two seats in District 29 of the North Dakota House of Representatives. Pollert and fellow incumbent Craig Headland (R) defeated Ellen Linderman (D) and Jason McKenney (D) in the November 2 general election. The election took place on November 2, 2010.
|North Dakota State House, District 29|
|Chet Pollert (R)||3,356|
|Craig Headland (R)||2,932|
|Ellen Linderman (D)||2,114|
|Jason McKenney (D)||1,767|
|North Dakota House of Representatives, District 29|
|Chet Pollert (R)||2,787|
|Craig Headland (R)||2,526|
|Ellen Linderman (D-NPL)||2,429|
|Clarence R Daniel (D-NPL)||1,825|
In 2010, Pollert received $5,350 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|North Dakota House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Chet Pollert's campaign in 2010|
|Lignite Energy Council||$1,000|
|North Dakota Chiropractic Association||$600|
|North Dakota Association Of Realtors||$500|
|North Dakota Association Of Telecommunications Cooperatives||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$5,350|
In 2006, Pollert collected $4,850 in donations.
These were the largest contributors in 2006.
|HOUSE REPUBLICAN CAUCUS OF NORTH DAKOTA||$1,000|
|NORTH DAKOTA LONG TERM CARE ASSOCIATION||$500|
|NORTH DAKOTA LIGNITE COUNCIL||$500|
|NORTH DAKOTA DENTAL ASSOCIATION||$500|
NDPC: North Dakota Legislative Review
The North Dakota Policy Council, a North Dakota-based nonprofit research organization which describes itself as "liberty-based", published the North Dakota Legislative Review, a comprehensive report on how state legislators voted during the 2011 legislative session. The scorecard seeks to show how North Dakota legislators voted on the principles the Council seeks to promote. The Council recorded and scored votes on both spending bills and policy bills, and awarded points accordingly. Policy issues voted upon included income tax cuts, pension reform, and government transparency. On spending legislation, the Council accorded a percentage score based on how much spending the legislator voted against. On policy legislation, scores range from the highest score (100%) to the lowest (0%). A higher score indicates that the legislator voted more in favor of the values supported by the Council. Pollert received a score of 78.31% on policy legislation and voted against 4.91% of state spending. Pollert was ranked 16th on policy and 41st on spending, out of 94 House members evaluated for the study.
Pollert and his wife, Jo, have three children. They currently reside in Carrington, North Dakota.
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Chet + Pollert + North + Dakota + House"
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- North Dakota House of Representatives
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- Profile from the North Dakota House of Representatives
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Representative Pollert's State Surge sponsored bills
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2002, 1998
- Project Smart Vote, "Biography of Rep. Pollert," accessed May 23, 2014
- North Dakota Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Election Contest/Candidate List," accessed April 9, 2014
- North Dakota Secretary of State, "Official Results Primary Election - June 10, 2014," accessed July 8, 2014
- North Dakota Secretary of State, "2010 Primary Election results," accessed May 13, 2014
- North Dakota Secretary of State, "2010 General Election results," accessed May 13, 2014
- North Dakota Secretary of State, "2006 General Election Results," accessed May 22, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2006 Campaign contributions," accessed May 13, 2014
- North Dakota Policy Council, "The North Dakota Legislative Review - 2011," accessed January 20, 2014
- North Dakota Policy Council "2011 North Dakota Legislative Review Rankings," accessed January 26, 2014
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