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Anna Wills
Anna Wills.jpg
Minnesota House of Representatives, District 57B
Incumbent
In office
January 8, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$66/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Anna Wills is a Republican member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 57B. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Education Finance
Education Policy
Legacy
State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Wills's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Jobs and the Economy

  • Excerpt: "Government does not create jobs. It is government’s responsibility to create a healthy environment for job growth by reducing tax and regulatory burdens that are currently stifling Minnesota businesses."

Fiscal Responsibility

  • Excerpt: "I will fight for lower taxes and fiscal responsibility in state spending by closely examining our government programs to eliminate fraud, abuse and duplicative services because government needs to live within its means."

World-Class Education

  • Excerpt: "I support policies and innovative ways to ensure that we can attract and retain the best teachers. I support school choice to give parents the flexibility to provide their children with the educational opportunities that work best for their families."

Affordable Healthcare

  • Excerpt: "However, with rising costs in health care, we need innovative reforms to promote a patient-centered, sustainable system that encourages marketplace competition. These reforms will make health care more affordable and accessible while ensuring that consumers remain in control of their own health care decisions."

Elections

2012

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Wills won election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 57B. She ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Jeff Wilfahrt (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 57B, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAnna Wills 53.3% 11,906
     Democratic Jeff Wilfahrt 46.7% 10,452
Total Votes 22,358

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Wills is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Wills raised a total of $33,758 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 17, 2013.[4]

Anna Wills's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Minnesota State House, District 57B Won $33,758
Grand Total Raised $33,758

2012

Wills won election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Wills raised a total of $33,758.
Minnesota House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Anna Wills's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$3,983
57th Senate District RPM New$2,000
6th Congressional District RPM$1,500
2nd Congressional District RPM$700
Hubbard, Stanley S.$500
Total Raised in 2012$33,758
Source:Follow the Money

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."[5]

2013

Wills received a score of 85% in the 2013 scorecard, ranking 38th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members.[6]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Denny McNamara (R)
Minnesota House of Representatives District 57B
2013- present
Succeeded by
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