David Olin

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David Olin
Minnesota House of Representatives District 1A
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic Farmer-Labor
Profession Attorney
Dave Olin (b. 1947) was a Democratic-Farmer Labor member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. He represented District 1A from 2007 to 2011. He was defeated in the 2010 general election.

Olin is an attorney. He received his J.D. from the University of Minnesota and B.A. in Political Science/History from Concordia College-Moorhead, Minnesota.

Olin has previously served as Pennington County Attorney.[1]

Committee assignments

Prior to leaving the house, Olin served on the following committees:



See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Olin ran for re-election to the District 1A seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He was defeated by Dan Fabian (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2]


On November 4, 2008, Olin won re-election to the District 1A Seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives, defeating opponents Steven Lillestol (R) and J.C. Carlson (I).[3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 1A (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png David Olin (DFL) 8,726 50.27%
Steven Lillestol (R) 7,851 45.23%
J.C. Carlson (I) 771 4.44%
Write-In 11 0.06%

Campaign donors

Olin raised $36,393 for his campaign.[4]

Listed below are the three largest contributors to David Olin's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Public Fund $3,924
David Olin $1,570
6th Senate District Democrat-Farmer-Labor $1,200

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Political offices
Preceded by
Minnesota State House District 1A
Succeeded by
Dan Fabian (R)