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Austerman won re-election to the 36th District Seat in 2010.  He had no opposition in the August 24 primary.<ref>[http://www.elections.alaska.gov/results/10PRIM/data/results.htm August 24, 2010 primary results]</ref> He defeated [[Terry J. Haines]] in the November 2 general election.<ref>[http://www.elections.alaska.gov/results/10GENR/data/resultsOF.htm November 2, 2010 election results]</ref>
  
 
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Alan Austerman
Alaska House of Representatives District 36
Incumbent
Assumed office
1994-2000, 2009
Current term ends
January 24, 2013
Political party Republican
Profession Owner/Operator, Consulting and Lobbyist Services
Website House site
Alan Austerman is a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing the 36th District since 2009 and currently serving as House Majority Leader. Austerman previously served in the House from 1994-2000. He was elected to the Alaska State Senate in 2000, and resigned from the position in February 2003.

He is currently the owner/operator of Alan Austerman Consulting and Lobbyist Services. He served as a Sergeant (E-5) in the Alaska National Guard and worked in the Kodiak Police Department.

Austerman sits on the Board of Directors of the Alaska Aerospace Development Corporation, and is a member of the Council of State Governments - West, Energy & Environment Committee, Ducks Unlimited, and the Kodiak Alaska State Parks Advisory Committee.[1]

Issue positions

Austerman did not provide answers to the 2008 Political Courage Test. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Austerman has been appointed to these committees:

  • Subcommittee on Commerce, Community and Economic Development
  • Subcommittee on Fish and Game
  • Subcommittee on Governor
  • Subcommittee on Legislature

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Austerman served on these committees:

  • Subcommittee on Commerce, Community and Economic Development (Chair)
  • Subcommittee on Environmental Conservation (Chair)

  • HB 132 - "An Act authorizing municipalities and nonprofit organizations to sponsor a program to encourage the safe use of bicycles as an alternative or supplement to motor vehicles; amending the duties of the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development to include administration of state funds appropriated for that purpose"
  • HB 186 - "An Act declaring that certain firearms and accessories are exempt from federal regulation."[3]

Elections

2010

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2010

Austerman won re-election to the 36th District Seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the August 24 primary.[4] He defeated Terry J. Haines in the November 2 general election.[5]

Alaska House of Representatives District 36 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Alan Austerman (R) 3,053
Terry J. Haines (D) 1,405

2008

In 2008 Austerman was elected to the Alaska House of Representatives District 36. Austerman (R) finished with 3,245 votes while his opponent Andrew Lundquist (D) finished with 2,805 votes.[6] Austerman raised $24,159 for his campaign fund.[7]

Alaska House of Representatives District 36
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Alan Austerman (R) 3,245
Andrew Lundquist (D) 2,805

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Austerman raised $24,159 for his campaign fund. Five of his top contributors are listed below.[8]

Contributor 2008 total
AK Republican Party $2,000
AK Assoc of Realtors $1,000
Alan Austerman $1,000
Southeast Alaska Seiners $1,000
Clem Tillion $500

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Preceded by
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Alaska State House District 36
1994-2000, 2009-present
Succeeded by
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