|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 26A|
|2005 - present|
|January 6, 2015|
|Years in position||8|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2004|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of Minnesota|
|Master's||University of Massachusetts at Amherst|
|J.D.||Boston University School of Law|
Liebling's professional experience includes working as an attorney in private practice, and a Legal Writing Instructor at the University of Minnesota Law School, as well as for the Cook County Public Defender's Office, and Southeast Minnesota Regional Legal Services.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Liebling served on the following committees:
|Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Civil Law|
|• Health and Human Services Finance|
|• Health and Human Services Policy, Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Liebling served on the following committees:
|Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Health and Human Services Finance|
|• Health and Human Services Reform|
|• Judiciary Policy and Finance|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Liebling served on the following committees:
|Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight, Vice-chair|
Liebling's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "We can create better economic opportunity by investing in worker training and keeping higher education affordable so that our workforce remains highly skilled and competitive."
Taxes and Economy
- Excerpt: "We need tax policies that are fair and transparent. We must bring tax fairness and fiscal responsibility back to Minnesota."
- Excerpt: "Our health care system—if it is a system at all—is enormously complex, so we must address the problems on many fronts."
- Excerpt: "Our state must take much bolder steps to protect this precious resource. We must insure that our schools and teachers get the resources they need to give all Minnesota students equal opportunities to succeed."
- Excerpt: "Public money should go to private enterprise only where the investment is truly for public, not private, benefit. In my view, the Vikings stadium proposals are great for the team owners but unfair to the taxpayer."
Liebling won re-election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 26A. She was unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and defeated Breanna Bly (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 26A, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Tina Liebling Incumbent||58.9%||10,484|
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 30A (2010)|
|Tina Liebling (DFL)||6,814||55.15%|
|Charlie O'Connell (R)||5,527||44.73%|
Tina Liebling raised $45,712 for her campaign.
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 30A (2008)|
|Tina Liebling (DFL)||10,768||61.81%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Liebling received $34,993 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.
|Minnesota House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Tina Liebling's campaign in 2010|
|Minnesota Telecommunication Alliance||$500|
|Minnesota Dental Association||$500|
|Inter Faculty Organization||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$34,993|
Listed below is the largest contributor to Tina Liebling's 2008 campaign.
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." 
Liebling is married with three children. She has been a member of the American Bar Association, League of Women Voters, Minnesota Bar Association, NAACP, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Olmsted County Bar Association, Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Rochester League of Women Voters, Rochester Rotary Club, and the University of Minnesota Alumni Association.
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- House staffer Matthew Bergeron joins 64B DFL field - Politics in Minnesota
- 'Free lunches' back on menu for Minnesota legislators - Minneapolis Star Tribune
- Week in Review - Post-Bulletin
- Minnesota Nursing Board wants new laws to aid its work - Minneapolis Star Tribune
- State Officials: Local Pay Jumped As Minn. Cap Eased - CBS Local
- Government salaries in Rice County, Faribault and Northfield compete to ... - Southernminn.com
- MNsure adds Rochester health plans - Post-Bulletin
- Lawmakers' spouses head DFL party committees - Post-Bulletin
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- Office website
- Campaign website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- Tina Liebling on Facebook
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Liebling
- ↑ "tinaliebling," 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
- ↑ Minnesota Secretary of State – 2010 General Election Results
- ↑ 2008 General Election Results
- ↑ Follow the Money's report on Liebling's 2008 campaign contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions
- ↑ Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecards," accessed September 27, 2013
- ↑ Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecard, 2013," accessed September 27, 2013
- ↑ Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecard, 2012," accessed September 27, 2013
- ↑ Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecard, 2011," accessed September 27, 2013
Kory Kath (DFL)
|Minnesota State House District 26A
| Succeeded by|
|Minnesota State House District 30A
| Succeeded by|
Nick Zerwas (R)
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