Kirk Stensrud

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Kirk Stensrud
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Minnesota House of Representatives District 42A
Former Member
In office
January 4, 2011 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBethel University, Saint Paul
Personal
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
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Kirk Stensrud is a former Republican member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 42A from 2011 to 2013.

Stensrud is a small business owner.

Stensrud graduated from Bethel University with a Bachelor of Arts degree Business.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Stensrud ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 48A. He was unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and was defeated by Yvonne Selcer (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 48A, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngYvonne Selcer 50.4% 12,458
     Republican Kirk Stensrud Incumbent 49.6% 12,256
Total Votes 24,714

2010

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Stensrud won election to the District 42A seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Maria Ruud (DFL) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 42A (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Maria Rudd (DFL) 8,582 49.66%
Green check mark transparent.png Kirk Stensrud (R) 8,689 50.28%
Write-In 10 0.06%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Stensrud raised $39,756 in contributions.[4]

His two largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $5,797
42nd Senate District Republican Party $3,000

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."[5]

2012

Stensrud received a score of 86% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 23rd out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members.[6]

2011

Stensrud received a score of 77% in the 2011 scorecard, ranking 25th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members. [7]

Personal

Stensrud and his wife Wendy have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Maria Ruud (DFL)
Minnesota House of Representatives District 42A
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Barb Yarusso (DFL)