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Phil Hansen

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Phil Hansen
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Candidate for
Minnesota State Senate District 4
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Phil Hansen was a 2012 Republican candidate for Minnesota State Senate in the 4th District.


Campaign themes

Hansen's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Create Jobs and Grow Business

  • Excerpt:"We need to create an environment that will encourage businesses to start up, locate, or expand in Minnesota. Small and medium sized businesses are the lifeblood of our communities."

Restore fiscal discipline

  • Excerpt:"Minnesota families and individuals are expected to live within a budget. Our government should live up to the same standard."

Local Control

  • Excerpt:"Communities know best how to allocate their financial dollars - the more local the control, the better."

Friendly tax policy

  • Excerpt:"Simply put, let Minnesotans keep more of the money they earn."

Create a more efficient government

  • Excerpt:"Eliminate overregulation and duplication of services. Collaborate where possible to become more efficient. Reduce the government footprint and replace it with individual freedom and personal responsibility."



See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2012

Hansen ran for the District 4 Senate seat in 2012. Hansen ran unopposed in the August 14 primary and was defeated by Kent Eken (D) in the November 6 general election.[2]

Minnesota State Senate, District 4, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKent Eken 52.2% 19,833
     Republican Phil Hansen 47.8% 18,132
Total Votes 37,965

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