|Minnesota House of Representatives District 37B|
|2009 - present|
|January 6, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 4, 2008|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of Minnesota|
|Profession||Commercial Insurance Rep.|
Sanders earned his BA in Political Science from the University of Minnesota.
He is a Commercial Insurance Representative for Firemans Fund Insurance, and served on the staff of U.S. Representative Jim Ramstad. He is married and has one child.
Sanders's website highlights the following campaign themes:
Responsibly Manage and Contain Government Spending
- Excerpt:"Reduced projected spending by $2.5 billion while protecting classroom funding"
Decrease Tax Burdens on MN Businesses
- Excerpt:"Phased out statewide business property tax"
Reduce Regulatory Burden
- Excerpt:"Cut the red tape by streamlining permitting processes for prospective and expanding Minnesota businesses"
Increase Investments in Minnesota Job Creators
- Excerpt:"Enhanced the successful Angel Investor Credit program to spur job creation and enhanced efforts to push more Angel Investment in Greater Minnesota"
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sanders served on the following committees:
|Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy|
|• Government Operations|
|• Rules and Legislative Administration|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sanders served on these committees:
|Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Commerce and Regulatory Reform, Vice-chair|
|• Government Operations and Elections|
|• Jobs and Economic Development Finance|
|• Transportation Policy and Finance|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sanders served on these committees:
|Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Commerce and Labor|
|• State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections|
Sanders won re-election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 37B. He defeated was unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and defeated Jon Chlebeck (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 37B, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Tim Sanders Incumbent||54%||11,416|
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 37B Republican Primary, 2012|
|Tim Sanders Incumbent||89.7%||978|
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 51A (2010)|
|Zak Chlebeck (DFL)||8,097||44.05%|
|Tim Sanders (R)||10,270||55.87%|
Tim Sanders raised $41,881 for his campaign.
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 51A (2008)|
|Tim Sanders (R)||11,813||47.84%|
|Shawn Hamilton (DFL)||10,679||43.24%|
|Daniel Sanders (I)||2,166||8.77%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Sanders received $39,290 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.
|Minnesota House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Tim Sanders's campaign in 2010|
|Cummins, Robert & Joan||$1,000|
|Hubbard, Stanley & Karen||$500|
|51st Senate District Rpm||$500|
|Freedom Club State PAC||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$39,290|
Listed below are the four largest contributors to Tim Sanders' 2008 campaign.
|Robert & Joan Cummins||$1,000|
- Tim Sanders' personal website
- Minnesota House of Representatives - Rep. Tim Sanders
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Tim Sanders on Facebook
- Tim Sanders on Twitter
- Tim Sanders on LinkedIn
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Sanders
- ↑ "timothysandersmn," Official Campaign Website
- ↑ Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Minnesota Leaders," February 3, 2012
- ↑ AP "Minnesota - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 15, 2012
- ↑ Minnesota Secretary of State – 2010 General Election Results
- ↑ 2008 General Election Results
- ↑ Follow the Money's report on Sanders' 2008 campaign contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions
Kurt Bills (R)
|Minnesota House of Representatives District 37B
| Succeeded by|
|Minnesota House of Representatives District 51A
| Succeeded by|
Sandra Masin (DFL)
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