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Denise Dittrich

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Denise Dittrich
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Minnesota House of Representatives District 47A
Former Member
In office
2005 - 2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Board Member, Anoka-Hennepin Board of Education
1997 – 2004
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity Minnesota, Twin Cities (1980)
Personal
BirthdayAugust 6, 1957
Place of birthSouth Dakota
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Denise Dittrich (b. August 6, 1957) is a former Democratic-Farmer Labor member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 47A from 2005 to 2013.

Dittrich worked as a teacher at Rogers Elementary School from 1980-1994. She received her B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Minnesota. Before joining the House, she served on the Anoka-Hennepin Board of Education from 1997-2004.

Dittrich is a member of Schools for Equity Education and the Parent Legislative Team. She is married and has 3 children.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Dittrich won re-election to the District 47A seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Cameron Roberson (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 47A (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Denise Dittrich (DFL) 7,077 50.9%
Cameron Roberson (R) 6,813 49%
Write-In 15 0.11%


2008

On November 4, 2008, Denise Dittrich won election to the District 47A Seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives, defeating Troy Buchholz. [3]

Denise Dittrich raised $28,894 for her campaign.[4]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 47A (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Denise Dittrich (DFL) 11,693 59.33%
Troy Buchholz (R) 7,977 40.48%
Write-In 37 0.19%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Dittrich received $24,218 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[5]

2008

Listed below are the two largest contributors to Denise Dittrich's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Public Fund $6,639
47th Senate District Democrat-Farmer-Labor $2,000

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."[6]

2012

Dittrich received a score of 14% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 106th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members. [7]

2011

Dittrich received a score of 15% in the 2011 scorecard, ranking 81st out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members. [8]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Minnesota House of Representatives District 47A
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Ernie Leidiger (R)