|North Dakota House of Representatives District 40|
|1992 - Present|
|December 1, 2016|
|Years in position||21|
|Per diem||Up to $1,351/month for lodging|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 8, 2016|
|Bachelor's||North Dakota State University|
|Service/branch||United States Air Force|
Klein is an engineering consultant. His professional experience also includes the United States Air Force.
Klein attended Amarillo Junior College and Ellendale College; earned his BSEE from North Dakota State University; and did graduate work at University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles.
Klein and his wife, Isabell, have six children.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Klein served on the following committees:
|North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Finance and Taxation|
|• Political Subdivisions|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Klein served on the following committee:
|North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2011|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Klein served on the following committee:
|North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2009|
Klein ran in the 2012 election for North Dakota House District 40. Klein and fellow incumbent Robert Frantsvog were nominated by write-in during the Republican primary on June 12. They defeated Sue Olafson and Louis Pinkerton in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
Note: As of April 24, no Republican candidates had qualified for the ballot in District 40. Incumbents Klein and Frantsvog did not file the proper paperwork before the filing deadline. Ultimately, Klein and Frantsvog earned the Republican nomination by each receiving at least 143 write-in votes in the June 12 primary.
|North Dakota House of Representatives, District 40|
|Matthew Klein (R)||2,019|
|Robert Frantsvog (R)||1,957|
|Sue Olafson (D-NPL)||1,858|
|Ben Scheeler (D-NPL)||1,735|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2008, Klein collected $6,000 in donations.
These were the largest contributors in 2008.
|LIGNITE ENERGY COUNCIL||$1,000|
|NORTH DAKOTA PETROLEUM COUNCIL||$500|
|NORTH DAKOTA REPUBLICAN HOUSE CAUCUS||$500|
|MINOT AREA REPUBLICAN COUNCIL||$500|
- North Dakota House of Representatives - Rep. Matthew Klein
- Project Vote Smart biographical profile
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2000, 1998
- Rep. Matthew Klein State Surge sponsored bills
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Klein
- ↑ North Dakota Secretary of State, "2012 Primary Election Contest/Candidate List," accessed April 25, 2012
- ↑ The Dickinson Press "Scramble for ND Sen candidate in Minot district," April 24, 2012
- ↑ Wahpeton Daily News, "Write-in campaign succeeds for Minot Republicans," June 13, 2012
- ↑ North Dakota House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- ↑ 2008 contributions
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