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Bruce Patterson (Minnesota)

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Bruce Patterson
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Minnesota House of Representatives District 1A
PartyDemocratic
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Bruce Patterson was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 1A of the Minnesota House of Representatives.

Issues

Campaign themes

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

Education

  • Excerpt:"Education should be our top priority. Investing in education is financially the smartest choice for Minnesota."

Property Tax and Tax Fairness

  • Excerpt:"Simplify our property tax system and reinstitute the homestead credit. Provide competitive tax rates for Minnesota small businesses to spur new job creation."

Higher Education

  • Excerpt:"Keep tuition costs affordable and accessible to every student. Encouraging college graduates to stay and reinvest in Minnesota."

Jobs

  • Excerpt:"Support policies that help new business start ups while creating jobs that provide long term employment, fair wages and benefits."

Budget

  • Excerpt:"By passing a fair and responsible, bipartisan budget that addresses our state’s long term needs versus racking up debt and leaving it for our children to address. "

Elections

2012

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Patterson ran in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 1A. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and was defeated by incumbent Dan Fabian (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 1A, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDan Fabian Incumbent 60.2% 11,146
     Democratic Bruce Patterson 39.8% 7,370
Total Votes 18,516

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