Dan Fabian

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Dan Fabian
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Minnesota House of Representatives, District 1A
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
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sConcordia College
Master'sNorth Dakota State University
Personal
BirthdayJune 28, 1954
ProfessionTeacher/Insurance Adjuster
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Dan Fabian (b. June 28, 1954) is a Republican member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 1A. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Fabian earned his B.A. in Biology and Health and Physical Education from Concordia College, and his master's degree in Education/Physical Education from North Dakota State University. His professional experience includes working as a teacher and a self-employed crop hail insurance adjuster.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Environment and Natural Resources Policy
Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance
Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy

2011-2012

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Fabian's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Excerpt: "Promoting small business growth and job creation through tax and regulatory reform"
  • Excerpt: "A fiscally responsible, common-sense approach to government taxing and spending"
  • Excerpt: "Reducing the inequity that exists between rural and metro school funding, increasing local control"
  • Excerpt: "Defending the Second Amendment, Right to Keep and Bear Arms"
  • Excerpt: "Standing up for agricultural profitability and protecting farmers from excessive government regulation"

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Dan Fabian endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2014

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Minnesota House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 12, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 3, 2014. Bruce Patterson was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Dan Fabian was unopposed in the Republican primary.[3][4]

2012

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Fabian won re-election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 1A. He was unopposed in the Republican primary on August 7 and defeated Bruce Patterson (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

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

2010

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Fabian won election to the District 1A seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated David Olin (DFL) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[7]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 1A (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
David Olin (DFL) 5,707 41.22%
Green check mark transparent.png Dan Fabian (R) 8,119 58.65%
Write-In 18 0.13%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Fabian is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Fabian raised a total of $88,963 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 28, 2013.[8]

Dan Fabian's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Minnesota State House, District 1A Won $54,695
2010 Minnesota State House, District 1A Won $34,268
Grand Total Raised $88,963

2012

Fabian won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Fabian raised a total of $54,695.
Minnesota House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dan Fabian's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$2,478
Minnesota Telecommunication Allians$500
Larson, Mark$500
Stordahl, Ronald A.$500
Freedom Club of Minnesota$500
Total Raised in 2012$54,695
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Fabian won election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Fabian raised a total of $34,268.

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."[9]

2013

Fabian received a score of 92% in the 2013 scorecard, ranking 29th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members.[10]

2012

Fabian received a score of 43% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 77th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members.[11]

2011

Fabian received a score of 77% in the 2011 scorecard, ranking 55th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members. [12]

Personal

Fabian and his wife, Roxanne, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
David Olin (DFL)
Minnesota House of Representatives District 1A
2011–present
Succeeded by
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