PGI logo cropped.png
Congressional Millionaire’s Club
The Personal Gain Index shines a light on how members of Congress benefit during their tenure.





Difference between revisions of "Bob Dettmer"

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
(Committee assignments)
(Campaign donors)
(9 intermediate revisions by 3 users not shown)
Line 3: Line 3:
 
|Name = Bob Dettmer
 
|Name = Bob Dettmer
 
|Profile picture = Dettmer.JPG
 
|Profile picture = Dettmer.JPG
|Position = Minnesota House of Representatives District 39A  
+
|Position = Minnesota House of Representatives, District 39A  
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Tenure = 2007 - present
 
|Tenure = 2007 - present
Line 20: Line 20:
 
|Years leadership 5 =
 
|Years leadership 5 =
 
|Base salary = $31,140.90/year
 
|Base salary = $31,140.90/year
|Per diem = $86/day
+
|Per diem = $66/day
 
|Pension =
 
|Pension =
 
|Last election = [[Minnesota State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
|Last election = [[Minnesota State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
Line 48: Line 48:
 
|Citations =
 
|Citations =
 
|Birthday = March 1, 1951
 
|Birthday = March 1, 1951
|Place of birth = Faribault, MN
+
|Place of birth = Faribault, Minnesota
 
|Profession = Teacher/Coach (retired)
 
|Profession = Teacher/Coach (retired)
 
|Religion = Baptist
 
|Religion = Baptist
|Office website = http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/members/members.asp?district=52A
+
|Office website = http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/members/members.asp?district=39A
 
|Campaign website = http://www.bobdettmer.com/
 
|Campaign website = http://www.bobdettmer.com/
 
|Personal website =
 
|Personal website =
}}{{tnr}}'''Bob Dettmer''' (b.  March 1, 1951) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]], representing District 39A since 2013 and currently serving as an [[State House Assistant Minority Whip|Assistant Minority Whip]]. He previously represented District 52A from 2007 to 2013.
+
}}{{tnr}}'''Bob Dettmer''' (b.  March 1, 1951) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]], representing District 39A.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.  Dettmer is a former [[State House Assistant Minority Whip|Assistant Minority Whip]].
+
Dettmer received his MA in Education Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Saint Thomas and BS in Health/Physical Education from Bemidji State University.
+
  
He has worked as a teacher and head wrestling coach at Forest Lake High School, and served as Chief Warrant Officer in the United States Army Reserves, Iraq.  Dettmer is married and has 3 children.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=68771 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Dettmer]</ref>
+
==Biography==
 
+
Dettmer earned his B.S. in Health/Physical Education from Bemidji State University and his M.A. in Education Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Saint Thomas.  His professional experience includes working as a teacher and head wrestling coach at Forest Lake High School.  Dettmer served in Iraq as a Chief Warrant Officer in the United States Army Reserves.<ref name=vs>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=68771 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Dettmer]</ref>  
==Issues==
+
===Campaign Themes===
+
Dettmer's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.bobdettmer.com/ "bobdettmer," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
+
 
+
'''Education'''
+
*Excerpt:"Equity funding is essential to help lower class size and hire the staff necessary to properly instruct our students. We must also build in reform and accountability so that taxpayers are assured the dollars they entrust to the public school system are used in the classroom and not squandered on excessive bureaucracy or programs with dubious merit."
+
'''Taxes & the Economy'''
+
*Excerpt:"During these challenging economic times, government should encourage businesses to locate in our state not to drive them away with increased taxation and excessive regulation. These types of legislation affect all businesses, but especially the job creating small and family-owned operations."
+
'''Healthcare'''
+
*Excerpt:"I have consistently supported consumer-centric solutions that let individuals and families find the most affordable care that suits their needs."
+
'''Public Safety & Immigration'''
+
*Excerpt:"Public safety is of paramount importance in communities across the state. The first duty of any government is to protect its citizens."
+
'''Transportation'''
+
*Excerpt:"The overwhelming majority of Minnesotans travel using roads and bridges and our funding priorities should reflect that reality."
+
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
Line 81: Line 65:
 
{{Committee Assignments
 
{{Committee Assignments
 
|State = Minnesota
 
|State = Minnesota
|year = 2012
+
|year = 2013
 
|Chamber = House of Representatives
 
|Chamber = House of Representatives
|Committee1 =
+
|Committee1 = Capital Investment
 +
|Committee2 = State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs
 +
|Committee3 = Ways and Means
 +
|Committee4 =
 +
|Committee5 =
 +
}}
 +
 
 +
===2011-2012===
 +
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Dettmer served on the following committees:
 +
 
 +
{{Committee Assignments
 +
|Collapse= Yes
 +
|State = Minnesota
 +
|year = 2011
 +
|Chamber = House of Representatives
 +
|Committee1 = Higher Education Policy and Finance
 +
|Chair1 = Vice-chair
 
|Committee2 =
 
|Committee2 =
 
|Committee3 =
 
|Committee3 =
Line 89: Line 89:
 
|Committee5 =
 
|Committee5 =
 
}}
 
}}
===2011-2012===
 
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Dettmer served on these committees:
 
*Division on Property and Local Tax
 
*Division on Veterans Services
 
* [[Higher Education Policy and Finance Committee, Minnesota House of Representatives|Higher Education Policy and Finance]], Vice Chair
 
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Dettmer served on these committees:
+
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Dettmer served on the following committees:
*Veterans Affairs Division (Lead GOP)
+
 
*Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division
+
{{Committee Assignments
*K-12 Education Finance Division
+
|Collapse= Yes
*Property and Local Sales Tax Division
+
|State = Minnesota
* [[Rules and Legislative Administration Committee, Minnesota House of Representatives|Rules and Legislative Administration]]
+
|year = 2009
 +
|Chamber = House of Representatives
 +
|Committee1 = Rules and Legislative Administration
 +
|Committee2 =
 +
|Committee3 =
 +
|Committee4 =
 +
|Committee5 =
 +
}}
 +
 
 +
==Issues==
 +
===Campaign themes===
 +
====2012====
 +
Dettmer's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.bobdettmer.com/ "bobdettmer," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
 +
 
 +
'''Education'''
 +
*Excerpt: "Equity funding is essential to help lower class size and hire the staff necessary to properly instruct our students. We must also build in reform and accountability so that taxpayers are assured the dollars they entrust to the public school system are used in the classroom and not squandered on excessive bureaucracy or programs with dubious merit."
 +
'''Taxes & the Economy'''
 +
*Excerpt: "During these challenging economic times, government should encourage businesses to locate in our state not to drive them away with increased taxation and excessive regulation. These types of legislation affect all businesses, but especially the job creating small and family-owned operations."
 +
'''Healthcare'''
 +
*Excerpt: "I have consistently supported consumer-centric solutions that let individuals and families find the most affordable care that suits their needs."
 +
'''Public Safety & Immigration'''
 +
*Excerpt: "Public safety is of paramount importance in communities across the state. The first duty of any government is to protect its citizens."
 +
'''Transportation'''
 +
*Excerpt: "The overwhelming majority of Minnesotans travel using roads and bridges and our funding priorities should reflect that reality."
  
==Elections==
+
==Election history==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
  
Line 177: Line 195:
  
 
==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 +
{{Comprehensive donor history
 +
|Name=Dettmer
 +
|Full name=Bob Dettmer
 +
|year=2006
 +
|Editdate=July 17, 2013
 +
|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=8867 ''Follow the Money'', "Dettmer, Bob." Retrieved July 17, 2013.]</ref>
 +
|party=Republican
 +
|totalraised2012=24635
 +
|result2012=Won
 +
|office2012=[[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012|Minnesota State House, District 39A]]
 +
|totalraised2010=28148
 +
|result2010=Won
 +
|office2010=[[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010|Minnesota State House, District 52A]]
 +
|totalraised2008=41924
 +
|result2008=Won
 +
|office2008=[[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2008|Minnesota State House, District 52A]]
 +
|totalraised2006=32829
 +
|result2006=Won
 +
|office2006=[[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2006|Minnesota State House, District 52A]]
 +
}}
 +
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
+
{{SLP donor box 2012
===2010===
+
|name = Dettmer
In 2010, Dettmer received $28,148 in campaign donations.  The largest donors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MN&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions]</ref>
+
|full Name = Bob Dettmer
 +
|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140780
 +
|office= Minnesota House of Representatives
 +
|new = no
 +
|party = Republican
 +
|total raised = 24635
 +
|org1 = Public Fund
 +
|org2 = 39th Senate District RPM
 +
|org3 = Chisago County RPM
 +
|org4 = Frey, Brett
 +
|org5 = Michele PAC Minnesota
 +
|orgamount1 = 4108
 +
|orgamount2 = 750
 +
|orgamount3 = 520
 +
|orgamount4 = 500
 +
|orgamount5 = 500
 +
|}}
  
{{slp donor box 2010
+
===2010===
|Chamber = Minnesota House of Representatives
+
{{SLP donor box 2010
 +
|name = Dettmer
 +
|full name = Bob Dettmer
 +
|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=130023
 +
|office = Minnesota House of Representatives
 
|party = Republican
 
|party = Republican
|total raised = $28,148
+
|total raised = 28148
 +
|new = no
 
|org1 = Public Fund
 
|org1 = Public Fund
 
|org2 = 52nd Senate District Rpm
 
|org2 = 52nd Senate District Rpm
Line 191: Line 251:
 
|org4 = Frey, Brett
 
|org4 = Frey, Brett
 
|org5 = SOF - PAC
 
|org5 = SOF - PAC
|orgdonor1 = $6,084
+
|orgamount1 = 6084
|orgdonor2 = $1,500
+
|orgamount2 = 1500
|orgdonor3 = $500
+
|orgamount3 = 500
|orgdonor4 = $500
+
|orgamount4 = 500
|orgdonor5 = $400
+
|orgamount5 = 400
 
|}}
 
|}}
 +
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
 +
{{SLP donor box 2008
 +
|name = Dettmer
 +
|full Name = Bob Dettmer
 +
|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110408
 +
|office= Minnesota House of Representatives
 +
|new = no
 +
|party = Republican
 +
|total raised = 41924
 +
|org1 = Public Fund
 +
|org2 = 52nd Senate District Republican Party
 +
|org3 = Paul Ives for Minnesota House
 +
|org4 = Frey, Brett
 +
|org5 = Whelan, Robert L.
 +
|orgamount1 = 8118
 +
|orgamount2 = 3500
 +
|orgamount3 = 600
 +
|orgamount4 = 500
 +
|orgamount5 = 500
 +
|}}
  
Listed below are the two largest contributors to Bob Dettmer's 2008 campaign.
+
===2006===
 +
{{SLP donor box 2006
 +
|name = Dettmer
 +
|full Name = Bob Dettmer
 +
|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=93937
 +
|office= Minnesota House of Representatives
 +
|new = yes
 +
|party = Republican
 +
|total raised = 32829
 +
|org1 = Public Fund
 +
|org2 = Senate District 52 Republican Party Minnesota
 +
|org3 = Cook Hill Girard
 +
|org4 = Frey, Nancy
 +
|org5 = Sargeant, Howard
 +
|orgamount1 = 7246
 +
|orgamount2 = 1500
 +
|orgamount3 = 500
 +
|orgamount4 = 500
 +
|orgamount5 = 500
 +
|}}
  
{{legislative donor box}}
+
==Personal==
|-
+
Dettmer is married with three children.<ref name=vs/>
| [[Public financing of campaigns|Public Fund]]
+
| align="right" | $8,118
+
|-
+
| 52nd Senate District Republican Party
+
| align="right" | $3,500
+
  
|}
+
==Recent news==
 +
{{submit a bio}}
 +
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "'''Bob + Dettmer + Minnesota + House'''"
 +
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 +
<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Bob+Dettmer+Minnesota+House&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Bob Dettmer News Feed</rss>
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
{{submit a leg link}}
*[http://www.bobdettmer.com/ Bob Dettmer's personal website]
+
*[http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/members/members.asp?district=39A Office website]
*[http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/members/members.asp?district=52A Minnesota House of Representatives - Rep. Bob Dettmer]  
+
*[http://www.bobdettmer.com/ Campaign website]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=68771 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=68771 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=68771 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=68771 Biography from Project Vote Smart]

Revision as of 06:49, 17 July 2013

Bob Dettmer
Dettmer.JPG
Minnesota House of Representatives, District 39A
Incumbent
In office
2007 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$66/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 7, 2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBemidji State University
Master'sUniversity of Saint Thomas
Personal
BirthdayMarch 1, 1951
Place of birthFaribault, Minnesota
ProfessionTeacher/Coach (retired)
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Bob Dettmer (b. March 1, 1951) is a Republican member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 39A. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006. Dettmer is a former Assistant Minority Whip.

Biography

Dettmer earned his B.S. in Health/Physical Education from Bemidji State University and his M.A. in Education Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Saint Thomas. His professional experience includes working as a teacher and head wrestling coach at Forest Lake High School. Dettmer served in Iraq as a Chief Warrant Officer in the United States Army Reserves.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Capital Investment
State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs
Ways and Means

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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

Education

  • Excerpt: "Equity funding is essential to help lower class size and hire the staff necessary to properly instruct our students. We must also build in reform and accountability so that taxpayers are assured the dollars they entrust to the public school system are used in the classroom and not squandered on excessive bureaucracy or programs with dubious merit."

Taxes & the Economy

  • Excerpt: "During these challenging economic times, government should encourage businesses to locate in our state not to drive them away with increased taxation and excessive regulation. These types of legislation affect all businesses, but especially the job creating small and family-owned operations."

Healthcare

  • Excerpt: "I have consistently supported consumer-centric solutions that let individuals and families find the most affordable care that suits their needs."

Public Safety & Immigration

  • Excerpt: "Public safety is of paramount importance in communities across the state. The first duty of any government is to protect its citizens."

Transportation

  • Excerpt: "The overwhelming majority of Minnesotans travel using roads and bridges and our funding priorities should reflect that reality."

Election history

2012

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Dettmer won re-election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 39A. He was unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated John Bruno (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 39A, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Dettmer Incumbent 57.5% 13,033
     Democratic John Bruno 42.5% 9,638
Total Votes 22,671

2010

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Dettmer won re-election to the District 52A Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Adam Best (DFL) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 52A (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Adam Best (DFL) 6,548 33.15%
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Dettmer (R) 13,183 66.74%
Write-In 23 0.12%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Bob Dettmer won election to the District 52A Seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives, defeating Rolanda Delamartinez. [6]

Bob Dettmer raised $41,924 for his campaign.[7]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 52A (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Dettmer (R) 16,512 67.02%
Rolanda Delamartinez (DFL) 8,085 32.82%
Write-In 39 0.16%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Dettmer is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Dettmer raised a total of $127,536 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 17, 2013.[8]

Bob Dettmer's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Minnesota State House, District 39A Won $24,635
2010 Minnesota State House, District 52A Won $28,148
2008 Minnesota State House, District 52A Won $41,924
2006 Minnesota State House, District 52A Won $32,829
Grand Total Raised $127,536

2012

Dettmer won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Dettmer raised a total of $24,635.
Minnesota House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bob Dettmer's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$4,108
39th Senate District RPM$750
Chisago County RPM$520
Frey, Brett$500
Michele PAC Minnesota$500
Total Raised in 2012$24,635
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Dettmer won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Dettmer raised a total of $28,148.

2008

Dettmer won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Dettmer raised a total of $41,924.

2006

Dettmer won election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Dettmer raised a total of $32,829.

Personal

Dettmer is married with three children.[1]

Recent news

BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png
Know more information about this profile?
Submit a bio

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Bob + Dettmer + Minnesota + House"

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

  • Loading...

External links

Light Bulb Icon.svg.png
Suggest a link

References

Political offices
Preceded by
Rick Hansen (DFL)
Minnesota House of Representatives District 39A
2013–present
Succeeded by
NA
Preceded by
-
Minnesota House of Representatives District 52A
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Rick Hansen (DFL)