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Ann Lenczewski
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Minnesota House of Representatives, District 50B
Incumbent
In office
1999 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 15
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$66/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 3, 1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Councilmember, City of Bloomington
1994 – 1998
Education
Bachelor'sCollege of Saint Benedict
Personal
BirthdayMay 9, 1960
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Ann Lenczewski (b. May 9, 1960) is a Democratic-Farmer-Labor member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 50B. She was first elected to the chamber in 1998.

Lenczewski served on the Bloomington City Council from 1994 to 1998.

Biography

Lenczewski earned her B.A. in Psychology from the College of Saint Benedict, and attended the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Lenczewski served on the following committees:

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Rules and Legislative Administration
Taxes, Chair
Ways and Means

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lenczewski served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Lenczewski served on the following committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Lenczewski's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

Property Tax Relief
Reform and Redesign
Fiscal Prudence
Transparency and Accountability
Chief Author of Jobs Bill

Elections

2012

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Lenczewski won re-election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 50B. She was unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and defeated Richard Bohnen (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 50B, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAnn Lenczewski Incumbent 65.4% 14,800
     Republican Richard Bohnen 34.6% 7,836
Total Votes 22,636

2010

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Lenczewski won re-election to the District 40B seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. She defeated Sanu Patel-Zellinger (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 40B (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Ann Lenczewski (DFL) 9,612 59.67%
Sanu Patel-Zellinger (R) 6,474 40.19%
Write-In 22 0.14%


2008

On November 4, 2008, Ann Lenczewski won election to the District 40B Seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives, defeating Bob Green. [6]

Ann Lenczewski raised $64,191 for her campaign.[7]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 40B (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Ann Lenczewski (DFL) 14,066 65.59%
Bob Green (R) 7,335 34.20%
Write-In 44 0.21%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Lenczewski is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Lenczewski raised a total of $406,520 during that time period. This information was last updated on December 13, 2013.[8]

Ann Lenczewski's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Minnesota House, District 50B Won $69,225
2010 Minnesota House, District 40B Won $55,910
2008 Minnesota House, District 40B Won $64,191
2006 Minnesota House, District 40B Won $54,804
2004 Minnesota House, District 40B Won $45,471
2002 Minnesota House, District 40B Won $44,078
2000 Minnesota House, District 40B Won $42,644
1998 Minnesota House, District 40B Won $30,197
Grand Total Raised $406,520

2012

Lenczewski won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Lenczewski raised a total of $69,225.
Minnesota House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ann Lenczewski's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$6,883
50th Senate District Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party$750
Lockridge Grindal Nauen$500
Minnesota Multi Housing Association$300
Minneapolis Dental Association$300
Total Raised in 2012$69,225
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Lenczewski received $55,910 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[9]

Minnesota House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ann Lenczewski's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$7,468
Minnesota Senate Dist 40 DFL$700
Afscme$500
Naiopp$500
Service Employees International Union$500
Total Raised in 2010 $55,910

2008

Listed below are the two largest contributors to Ann Lenczewski's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Public Fund $8,231
40th Senate District Democrat-Farmer-Labor $1,950

Scorecards

Taxpayers League of Minnesota

The Taxpayers League of Minnesota, a Minnesota-based taxpayer advocacy organization, releases a legislative scorecard for the Minnesota House of Representatives and Minnesota State Senate once a year. The scorecard gives each legislator a score based on how they voted in the prior legislative term on tax issues and “their efforts to balance the state budget without a tax increase.” The organization also compiles a legislator’s individual "Lifetime Score."[10]

2013

Lenczewski received a score of 0% in the 2013 scorecard, ranking 105th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members.[11]

2012

Lenczewski received a score of 43% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 62nd out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members.[12]

2011

Lenczewski received a score of 23% in the 2011 scorecard, ranking 74th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members. [13]

Personal

Lenczewski is married with four children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Katherine Knuth (DFL)
Minnesota House of Representatives District 50B
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Minnesota House of Representatives District 40B
1999–2013
Succeeded by
Debra Hilstrom (DFL)