Mark Fotsch

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Mark Fotsch
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Candidate for
Michigan House of Representatives District 66A
Campaign website
Mark Fotsch was a 2012 Republican candidate for District 54A, Minnesota House of Representatives in the November 2, 2010 state legislative election.


Campaign themes

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


  • Excerpt:"Mark Fotsch wants state and local government to answer to citizens, not the other way around. Mark feels that you also deserve property taxes that are low enough to help you protect and keep your home, while serving the community in a fiscally responsible manner."


  • Excerpt:"Parents deserve to choose the options they know are best for their children; Mark will work toward opening up curriculum options and parental involvement, while enabling more oversight into public schools. Mark will also work to have the state repay our debt to public schools, instead of spending money on stadium cost overruns."

Health Insurance

  • Excerpt:"Small and medium-sized businesses and entrepreneurs simply cannot afford expensive, government-mandated health insurance policies. Mark Fotsch knows that you should decide your own health insurance needs, rather than being forced into a federal or state "Cadillac plan" under the threat of tax penalties and punishment from the I.R.S."



See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Fotsch ran in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 66A. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and was defeated by incumbent Alice Hausman (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 66A, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlice Hausman Incumbent 63.1% 14,160
     Republican Mark Fotsch 31.1% 6,984
     Independence Dave Thomas 5.8% 1,311
Total Votes 22,455


See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Fotsch ran for election to the District 54A seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He was defeated by Mindy Greiling (DFL) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

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