|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 51B|
|January 8, 2013 - present|
|January 6, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Halverson served on the following committees:
|Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy|
|• Elections, Vice-chair|
|• Health and Human Services Finance|
Halverson's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
Jobs and the Economy
- Excerpt: "As your Representative, I will work to bring job growth back to Eagan by supporting small and growing businesses with lower property taxes and a plan to boost private sector investments in home-grown entrepreneurs."
- Excerpt: "We should be focused on ensuring that every student has the opportunity to achieve their best and that Minnesota keeps producing a highly skilled workforce."
- Excerpt: "We must continue the progress being made with transportation investments in our region. Roads, bridges, and transit go hand-in-hand to improve safety and reduce congestion."
Halverson ran in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 51B. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and defeated incumbent Doug Wardlow (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 51B, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Doug Wardlow Incumbent||48.1%||11,298|
Comprehensive donor information for Halverson is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Halverson raised a total of $39,780 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 17, 2013.
|Laurie Halverson's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Minnesota State House, District 51B||$39,780|
|Grand Total Raised||$39,780|
2012Halverson won election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Halverson raised a total of $39,780.
|Minnesota House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Laurie Halverson's campaign in 2012|
|52nd Senate District DFL New||$1,134|
|51st Senate District DFL New||$1,000|
|Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party||$600|
|Minnesota Association of Professional Employees||$500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$39,780|
|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."
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- "halverson4house," Official Campaign Website
- Minnesota Secretary of State "2012 State General Election Candidate Filings," Accessed June 18, 2012
- Minnesota Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- Follow the Money, "Halverson, Laurie." Retrieved July 17, 2013.
- Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecards," accessed September 27, 2013
- Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecard, 2013," accessed September 27, 2013
Tom Tillberry (DFL)
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