Jerry Hertaus

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Jerry Hertaus
Jerry Hertaus.jpg
Minnesota House of Representatives, District 33A
In office
January 8, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 1
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$66/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Jerry Hertaus is a Republican member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 33A. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Education Finance
Housing Finance and Policy



See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Minnesota House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 12, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 3, 2014. Todd Mikkelson was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Jerry Hertaus was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2]


See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hertaus won election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 33A. He was unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Todd Mikkelson (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 33A, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Hertaus 62.1% 14,717
     Democratic Todd Mikkelson 37.9% 8,963
Total Votes 23,680

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hertaus is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Hertaus raised a total of $28,440 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 13, 2013.[4]

Jerry Hertaus's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Minnesota State House, District 33A Won $28,440
Grand Total Raised $28,440


Hertaus won election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hertaus raised a total of $28,440.
Minnesota House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jerry Hertaus's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$5,249
Hertaus, Jerome A.$2,500
33rd Senate District RPM$2,500
Nerz, Joan$500
Hedtke, Dennis$500
Total Raised in 2012$28,440
Source:Follow the Money


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]


Hertaus received a score of 92% in the 2013 scorecard, ranking 26th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members.[6]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Steve Smith (R)
Minnesota State House District 33A
Succeeded by