Jeff Backer

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Jeff Backer
Candidate for
Minnesota House of Representatives, District 12A
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website
Jeff Backer is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 12A of the Minnesota House of Representatives.[1]


Campaign themes


Backer's campaign website highlights the following issues:[2]

Job Growth

  • Excerpt: "Bring new jobs to Minnesota through an improved small business climate and provide retraining and education opportunities for displaced workers."


  • Excerpt: "Fair education funding for Greater Minnesota schools, reform and accountability to ensure dollars are spent in the classroom."

Affordable Health Care

  • Excerpt: "Health care that preserves consumer choice, increases competition and effectively utilizes new technology — not a government run system."

Flood Control

  • Excerpt: "Provided effective leadership for Browns Valley Flood Diversion Project."



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. Incumbent Jay McNamar was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Jeff Backer defeated Nancy Taffe in the Republican primary. McNamar faces Backer in the general election.[3][4]


See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2010

Backer had no opponent in the primary. He was defeated by incumbent Keith Langseth (DFL) in the general election.

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