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Claire Robling
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Minnesota State Senate District 35
Former Member
In office
1997 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sCollege of Saint Catherine
Personal
BirthdayOctober 22, 1956
Place of birthChanhassen, MN
ProfessionFreelance Writer
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Claire Robling (b. October 22, 1956) is a former Republican member of the Minnesota State Senate, representing District 35 since 1997. Robling served as Minority Leader of the Minnesota Senate from 2003 to 2006. During her college years, Robling interned in the Minnesota Legislature in 1976.

Robling attended college at the College of Saint Catherine from 1974 to 1977. Robling is a free-lance newspaper writer when the legislature is not in session.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Robling served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Robling served on these committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2010

Robling won re-election to the 35th District seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. Travis Burton ran for the seat on the DFL ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Minnesota State Senate, District 35 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Claire Robling (R) 26723 69.14%
Travis Burton (DFL) 11892 30.77%
Write-In 38 0.10%

2006

On November 7, 2006, Robling won re-election to the 35th District Seat in the Minnesota State Senate unopposed.[2]

Minnesota State Senate, District 35 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Claire Robling (R) 29,326 96.83%
Write-In 961 3.17%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Robling received $26,664 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Minnesota State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Claire Robling's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$13,654
Minnesotans For Racino$500
35th Senate District Republican Party$500
Inter Faculty Organization$500
Multi Housing PAC$300
Total Raised in 2010 $26,664

2006

In 2006, Robling collected $15,838 in donations.[4]

Her five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Mark Gruss $500
Dale Schenian $300
Randall Simpson $250
Curtis Sampson $250
REA PAC $175

Scorecards

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."[5]

2012

Robling received a score of 43% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 25th out of all 67 Minnesota State Senate members.[6]

2011

Robling received a score of 77% in the 2011 scorecard, ranking 15th out of all 67 Minnesota State Senate members.[7]

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District 35

Robling represents Minnesota Senate District 35. District 35 the Minneapolis/St. Paul suburbs of Prior Lake and Shakopee[8].

Personal

Claire is married to Tony Robling. They have two children and reside in Jordan, Minnesota.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Minnesota State Senate District 35
1997–2013
Succeeded by
Branden Petersen (R)