Bob Barrett

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Bob Barrett
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Minnesota House of Representatives, District 32B
Incumbent
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$66/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMinnesota State University
Personal
ProfessionBudgeting and Finance
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Bob Barrett is a Republican member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 32B. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Barrett earned his degree in Accounting from the Minnesota State University Mankato in 1989. His professional experience includes working as the Executive Director at the Hazelden Foundation.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Barrett served on the following committees:

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy
Education Policy
Taxes

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Barrett served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Minnesota House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 12, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 3, 2014. Laurie Warner is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Bob Barrett is unopposed in the Republican primary.[1]

2012

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Barrett won re-election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 32B. He was unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Rick Olseen (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 32B, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Barrett Incumbent 50.9% 10,644
     Democratic Rick Olseen 49.1% 10,251
Total Votes 20,895

2010

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Barrett won election to the District 17B seat in 2010. He defeated Sheldon Anderson in the August 10 Republican primary. He defeated Cindy Erickson (DFL) and Curtis Lendt (Independence Party of Minnesota) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 17B (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Cindy Erickson (DFL) 7,313 36.61%
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Barrett (R) 11,023 55.18%
Curtis Lendt (Independence) 1,624 8.13%
Write-In 17 0.09%

Campaign donors

2012

Barrett won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Barrett raised a total of $41,219.
Minnesota House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bob Barrett's campaign in 2012
Chisago County RPM$2,359
Hubbard, Karen$500
Roger Crawford House District 8B Committee$500
8th Congressional District RPM$500
Streater, Joan$500
Total Raised in 2012$41,219
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Barrett won election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Barrett raised a total of $29,261.

2000

Barrett lost the election for the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Barrett raised a total of $6,365.

Scorecards

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."[5]

2013

Barrett received a score of 85% in the 2013 scorecard, ranking 55th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members.[6]

2012

Barrett received a score of 71% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 38th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members.[7]

2011

Barrett received a score of 77% in the 2011 scorecard, ranking 63rd out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members. [8]

Personal

Barrett and his wife, Judi, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kurt Zellers (R)
Minnesota State House District 32B
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Jeremy Kalin (DFL)
Minnesota House of Representatives District 17B
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Mary Sawatzky (DFL)