Lee Byberg Candidate for U.S. House, Minnesota, District 7 Party Republican Education Bachelor's University of Minnesota Master's University of Minnesota Personal Place of birth Chicago, IL Profession Business Executive Religion Christian Websites Campaign website
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Lee Byberg was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 7th Congressional District of Minnesota.
Lee Byberg for Congress Campaign Logo.
Byberg earned his bachelor's degree and MBA from the University of Minnesota. He is currently the Vice President for Operations of Life Science Innovations in Wilmar, Minnesota.
Minnesota's 7th congressional district elections, 2012
Byberg ran in the
2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Minnesota's 7th District. Byberg ran unopposed for the Republican nomination, and was defeated by Democratic incumbent Collin Peterson in the November general election.
U.S. House, Minnesota, District 7, General Election, 2012
Collin Peterson Incumbent 60.4%
Source: Minnesota Secretary of State, "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
In the following video, Byberg's discusses his opponent,
Collin Peterson's position on "free markets."
VIDEO Lee Byberg, "The Peter Schiff Show: Peter's Thoughts on Collin Peterson"
The following policy positions were outlined on Byberg's campaign website for the 2012 election.
I oppose and will vote to repeal Obamacare;
I believe Planned Parenthood should not be funded by the government;
I believe the Constitution should be amended to explicitly say what the Founders intended, that innocent human life should be protected;
I will oppose any foreign aid that funds abortion;
I will work to defund any United Nations program that promotes abortion, including population control policies which undermine respect for human life;
I will work to expand alternatives to abortion.
Audit the Federal Reserve and stop the money printing
No more bailouts for “too big to fail” banks
Cut government red tape and excessive regulations
Pass a balanced budget amendment
Government has a spending problem, not a revenue problem
Stop accumulating government debt and start paying down the current debt
Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the
Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Byberg's reports.
Lee Byberg (2012) Campaign Finance Reports Report Date Filed Beginning Balance Total Contributions for Reporting Period Expenditures Cash on Hand April Quarterly  March 31, 2012 $128,636.69 $51,071.65 $(91,277.54) $88,430.80 July Quarterly  June 30, 2012 $88,430.80 $153,449.70 $(122,449.96) $119,430.54 October Quarterly  October 11, 2012 $94,499.93 $93,441.06 $(113,557.34) $74,383.65 Running totals $297,962.41 $(327,284.84)
Byberg lives in Willmar, MN, with his wife, Nancy. They have three sons.
↑ Byberg for Congress "About" June 8, 2012
↑ ABC News, "General Election Results 2012-Minnesota," November 7, 2012
↑ YouTube channel
↑ Peter Byberg's Campaign Website, Social Issues
↑ Peter Byberg's Campaign Website, Economic Issues
↑ Federal Election Commission "Lee Byberg's Summary Report," Accessed August 1, 2012
↑ Federal Election Commission "Lee Byberg April Quarterly," Accessed August 1, 2012
↑ Federal Election Commission "Lee Byberg July Quarterly," Accessed August 1, 2012
↑ Federal Election Commission "Lee Byberg October Quarterly," Accessed November 1, 2012 ↑ Official Campaign Site "About Lee," Accessed February 11, 2012