|North Dakota House of Representatives District 5|
|December 1, 2010-Present|
|December 1, 2014|
|Years in position||4|
|Per diem||Up to $1,569/month for lodging|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Minot State University, 1994|
|Master's||Minot State University, 2001|
|Profession||Real Estate Broker|
Louser earned his B.S. in Business Administration and his M.S. in Management from Michigan State University. His professional experience includes working as a licensed realtor since 1997 and as the owner of Prudential Preferred Properties of Minot.
|North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Government and Veterans Affairs|
|• Industry, Business and Labor|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Louser served on the following committees:
|North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Constitutional Revision|
|• Human Services|
Elections for the office of North Dakota House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 10, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 7, 2014. Incumbent Roger Brabandt and incumbent Scott Louser were unopposed in the Republican primary, while Heidi Elise Rintoul and Judy Vendsel were unopposed in the Democratic primary. Rintoul, Vendsel, Brabandt and Louser will face off in the general election.
Louser won election to the North Dakota House of Representatives in the November 2 general election. Roger Brabandt (R) also won election. Louser and Brabandt defeated incumbent Democrat Louis Pinkerton, and Heidi Rintoul (D).
|North Dakota State House, District 5|
|Scott Louser (R)||3,285|
|Roger Brabandt (R)||2,794|
|Louis Pinkerton (D)||2,733|
|Heidi Rintoul (D)||1,476|
In 2010, Louser raised a total of $11,815 in campaign contributions.
His four largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:
|North Dakota Association of Realtors||$5,000|
|Louser, Larry & Diane||$1,000|
|Kaur, Kajal D||$1,000|
NDPC: North Dakota Legislative Review
The North Dakota Policy Council, a North Dakota-based nonprofit research organization which describes itself as "liberty-based", published the North Dakota Legislative Review, a comprehensive report on how state legislators voted during the 2011 legislative session. The scorecard seeks to show how North Dakota legislators voted on the principles the Council seeks to promote. The Council recorded and scored votes on both spending bills and policy bills, and awarded points accordingly. Policy issues voted upon included income tax cuts, pension reform, and government transparency. On spending legislation, the Council accorded a percentage score based on how much spending the legislator voted against. On policy legislation, scores range from the highest score (100%) to the lowest (0%). A higher score indicates that the legislator voted more in favor of the values supported by the Council. Louser received a score of 71.08% on policy legislation and voted against 5.65% of state spending. Louser was ranked 26th on policy and 36th on spending, out of 94 House members evaluated for the study.
Louser and his wife, Alexa, have two children. They currently reside in Minot, North Dakota.
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- North Dakota House of Representatives
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- Profile from the North Dakota House of Representatives
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Scott Louser on LinkedIn
- Campaign Contributions: 2010,
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography of Rep. Scott Louser," accessed May 23, 2014
- North Dakota Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Election Contest/Candidate List," accessed April 9, 2014
- North Dakota Secretary of State, "Official Results Primary Election - June 10, 2014," accessed July 8, 2014
- North Dakota Secretary of State, "2010 General Election results," accessed May 13, 2014
- North Dakota Secretary of State, "2010 Primary Election results," accessed May 13, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 campaign contributions," accessed May 13, 2014
- North Dakota Policy Council, "The North Dakota Legislative Review - 2011," accessed January 20, 2014
- North Dakota Policy Council "2011 North Dakota Legislative Review Rankings," accessed January 26, 2014
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