Duane Quam

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Duane Quam
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Minnesota House of Representatives, District 25A
Incumbent
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$66/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Texas, Dallas
Master'sUniversity of Texas, Dallas
Personal
ProfessionEngineer
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Duane Quam is a Republican member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 25A. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Quam earned his B.S. and master's degrees in Physics from the University of Texas at Dallas. His professional experience includes working as an engineer.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Quam served on the following committees:

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Education Finance
Energy Policy
Government Operations

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Quam served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Minnesota House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 12, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 3, 2014.

2012

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Quam won re-election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 25A. He was unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated John Vossen (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 25A, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuane Quam Incumbent 54.6% 11,056
     Democratic John Vossen 45.4% 9,188
Total Votes 20,244

2010

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Quam won election to the District 29A seat in 2010. He defeated Kerry Stoick in the August 10 Democratic primary. He defeated Douglas Wunderlich (DFL) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 29A (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Douglas Wunderlich (DFL) 7,268 39.19%
Green check mark transparent.png Duane Quam (R) 11,259 60.71%
Write-In 20 0.11%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Quam is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Quam raised a total of $50,454 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 11, 2013.[4]

Duane Quam's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Minnesota State House, District 25A Won $28,346
2010 Minnesota State House, District 29A Won $22,108
Grand Total Raised $50,454

2012

Quam won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Quam raised a total of $28,346.
Minnesota House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Duane Quam's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$3,860
Quam, Duane (also filed as Quam, Duane R.)$1,071
Olmsted County RPM$900
Hubbard, Stanley$500
Cummins, Joan$500
Total Raised in 2012$28,346
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Quam won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Quam raised a total of $22,108.

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]

2013

Quam received a score of 92% in the 2013 scorecard, ranking 14th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members.[6]

2012

Quam received a score of 100% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 4th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members.[7]

2011

Quam received a score of 92% in the 2011 scorecard, ranking 2nd out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members. [8]

Personal

Quam and his wife, Pat, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Glenn Gruenhagen (R)
Minnesota House of Representatives District 25A
2013- present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Randy Demmer (R)
Minnesota House of Representatives District 29A
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Joe McDonald (R)