|Minnesota House of Representatives District 2B|
|2011 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Birthday||April 25, 1945|
|Profession||General Manager, Northwest Tire|
Hancock is the General Manager of Northwest Tire at Bemidji location. He has taught 8th grade American History and 9th grade Civics, and has served in the U.S. Army.
Hancock graduated from Anderson University in 1968 with a Bachelor of Arts in History.
Hancock's website highlights the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt:"Government must live within its means. Much like our families cannot spend money that we do not have, Government must be held to the same standard."
Jobs and Economy
- Excerpt:"The best way to stimulate the economy is not government intervention; it is through cutting taxes so businesses can grow and hire new employees and through eliminating unnecessary regulations and mandates."
- Excerpt:"The ultimate control of a patient’s care should be made by the patient and the doctor. Do we need some reform in health care, absolutely, but those reforms must always preserve the doctor/patient relationship."
Life and Marriage
- Excerpt:"I believe that all human life is sacred from conception to natural death and must be cherished and protected. I also believe that marriage should be between one man and one woman. I believe both of these values contribute to a better and more civil society."
- Excerpt:"We should return control of the local school districts to the parents, teachers and local school boards. I believe the community knows how to best manage the education of their children, not a statewide bureaucracy."
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hancock served on these committees:
- Environment, Energy and Natural Resources
- Government Operations and Elections
- Higher Education Policy and Finance
Hancock won re-election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 2A. He was unopposed in the Republican primary on August 7 and defeated Roger A. Erickson (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 2A, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Roger A. Erickson||54.7%||10,730|
|Republican||David Hancock Incumbent||45.3%||8,901|
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 2B (2010)|
|Brita Sailer (DFL)||7,668||47.53%|
|David Hancock (R)||8,449||52.37%|
In 2010, Hancock raised $24,041 in contributions.
His three largest contributors were:
|Hubbard Cty Republicans||$1,500|
Taxpayers League of Minnesota
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Hancock and his wife Pat have two children.
- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- "hancockforhouse," Official Campaign Website
- Minnesota Secretary of State, "2012 State General Election Candidate Filings," retrieved June 18, 2012
- Minnesota Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- Minnesota Secretary of State, "2010 Election Results," accessed March 9, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecards," 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
Brita Sailer (DFL)
|Minnesota House of Representatives District 2B
| Succeeded by|
Steve Green (R)
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