Andrew Brobston

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Andrew Brobston
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Candidate for
Minnesota State Senate District 58
PartyDemocratic
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Andrew Brobston was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 58 of the Minnesota State Senate.

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Campaign themes

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

How State Government Works

  • Excerpt:"As your Senator, I will represent all of us. Everyone realizes that I cannot make everyone happy all the time. No one can. That said, I will represent the interests of everyone in the district, whether conservative or progressive, Republican or Democrat, young or old."

Education

  • Excerpt:"As your Senator, I will work toward a responsible way to repay the funding shift and to restore funding to make our schools once again the envy of the nation."

Jobs

  • Excerpt:"As your Senator, I will listen to the interests of people in my district (who need to be able to spend money at our businesses) and to businesses to work toward solutions."

Property Taxes

  • Excerpt:"As your Senator, I would propose to reinstate the Homestead Property Tax Credit. It is good for the farmers and businesses of this district, not to mention the help it provides to homeowners."

Healthcare

  • Excerpt:"As your Senator, I will work toward complete, affordable health care for every Minnesotan. We must consider a number of solutions to arrive at a plan that will work well for everyone."

Elections

2012

See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2012

Brobston ran in the 2012 election for Minnesota State Senate District 58. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and was defeated by incumbent Dave Thompson (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Minnesota State Senate, District 58, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDave Thompson Incumbent 57.7% 24,097
     Democratic Andrew Brobston 42.3% 17,686
Total Votes 41,783

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