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Ben Wiener

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Ben Wiener
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Candidate for
Minnesota House of Representatives District 11B
PartyRepublican
Education
High schoolHinckley-Finlayson High School
Bachelor'sSt. Cloud State University
Military service
Service/branchMajor, MN Army National Guard
Personal
ProfessionFarmer/Small business owner
ReligionPresbyterian
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Ben Wiener was a 2012 Republican candidate for District 11B of the Minnesota House of Representatives.

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Wiener favors lower taxes, fewer regulations on businesses, and lower government spending. On social issues, he states that he is pro-life, pro-gun, and supports traditional marriage.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Wiener ran in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 11B. He defeated Mitch Pangerl in the Republican primary on August 14 and was defeated by Tim Faust (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 11B, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTim Faust 51.3% 9,396
     Republican Ben Wiener 48.7% 8,908
Total Votes 18,304
Minnesota House of Representatives, District 11B Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBen Wiener 57.4% 1,848
Mitch Pangerl 42.6% 1,372
Total Votes 3,220

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