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|Position = Minnesota House of Representatives District 39A  
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|Position = Minnesota House of Representatives, District 39A  
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
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|Birthday = March 1, 1951
 
|Birthday = March 1, 1951
|Place of birth = Faribault, MN
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|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
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|Office website = http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/members/members.asp?district=39A
 
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}}{{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.
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}}{{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]].
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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.
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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>
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==Biography==
 
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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==
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===Campaign themes===
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Dettmer's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.bobdettmer.com/ "bobdettmer," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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'''Education'''
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*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."
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'''Taxes & the Economy'''
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*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."
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'''Healthcare'''
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*Excerpt:"I have consistently supported consumer-centric solutions that let individuals and families find the most affordable care that suits their needs."
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'''Public Safety & Immigration'''
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*Excerpt:"Public safety is of paramount importance in communities across the state. The first duty of any government is to protect its citizens."
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'''Transportation'''
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*Excerpt:"The overwhelming majority of Minnesotans travel using roads and bridges and our funding priorities should reflect that reality."
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Dettmer served on these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Dettmer served on the following committees:
  
 
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===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Dettmer served on these committees:
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Dettmer served on the following committees:
  
 
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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Dettmer's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.bobdettmer.com/ "bobdettmer," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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'''Education'''
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*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."
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'''Taxes & the Economy'''
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*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."
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'''Healthcare'''
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*Excerpt: "I have consistently supported consumer-centric solutions that let individuals and families find the most affordable care that suits their needs."
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'''Public Safety & Immigration'''
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*Excerpt: "Public safety is of paramount importance in communities across the state. The first duty of any government is to protect its citizens."
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'''Transportation'''
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*Excerpt: "The overwhelming majority of Minnesotans travel using roads and bridges and our funding priorities should reflect that reality."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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{{MN HD39A 2014}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
Dettmer won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012|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.<ref>[http://candidates.sos.state.mn.us/CandidateFilingResults.aspx?county=0&municipality=0&schooldistrict=0&hospitaldistrict=0&level=1&party=0&federal=False&judicial=False&executive=False&senate=False&representative=True&title=&office=0&candidateid=0 ''Minnesota Secretary of State'' "2012 State General Election Candidate Filings," Accessed June 18, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.sos.state.mn.us/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=11802 ''Minnesota Secretary of State,'' Official 2012 Primary Results]</ref>
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Dettmer won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012|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.<ref>[http://candidates.sos.state.mn.us/CandidateFilingResults.aspx?county=0&municipality=0&schooldistrict=0&hospitaldistrict=0&level=1&party=0&federal=False&judicial=False&executive=False&senate=False&representative=True&title=&office=0&candidateid=0 ''Minnesota Secretary of State'', "2012 State General Election Candidate Filings," accessed June 18, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.sos.state.mn.us/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=11802 ''Minnesota Secretary of State'', "Minnesota State Canvassing Report - State Primary - Tuesday, August 14, 2012," accessed April 23, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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:: ''See also: [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 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 [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.state.mn.us/ElecRslts.asp?M=LG&LD=A&R=ALLREPS Minnesota Secretary of State 2010 General Election Results]</ref>
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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 [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].<ref>[http://www.sos.state.mn.us/index.aspx?page=1570 ''Minnesota Secretary of State'', "2010 Election Results," accessed March 9, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
 
On November 4, 2008, Bob Dettmer won election to the District 52A Seat in the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]], defeating Rolanda Delamartinez.
 
On November 4, 2008, Bob Dettmer won election to the District 52A Seat in the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]], defeating Rolanda Delamartinez.
<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.state.mn.us/20081104/ElecRslts.asp?M=LG&LD=52A 2008 General Election Results]</ref>
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<ref>[http://minnesotaelectionresults.sos.state.mn.us/20081104/ElecRslts.asp?M=LG&LD=52A ''Minnesota Secretary of State'', "All Races by Legislative District," accessed April 23, 2014]</ref>
  
 
Bob Dettmer raised $41,924 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110408 ''Follow the Money's report on Dettmer's 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
 
Bob Dettmer raised $41,924 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110408 ''Follow the Money's report on Dettmer's 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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===2012===
 
===2012===
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===2010===
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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>
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|org4 = Frey, Brett
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|party = Republican
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|org4 = Frey, Brett
 
|org5 = SOF - PAC
 
|org5 = SOF - PAC
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|orgamount5 = 400
 
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|}}
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===2008===
 
===2008===
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|name = Dettmer
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|full Name = Bob Dettmer
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|office= Minnesota House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 41924
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|org1 = Public Fund
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|org2 = 52nd Senate District Republican Party
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|org3 = Paul Ives for Minnesota House
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|org4 = Frey, Brett
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|org5 = Whelan, Robert L.
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|orgamount1 = 8118
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|orgamount2 = 3500
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|orgamount3 = 600
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
Listed below are the two largest contributors to Bob Dettmer's 2008 campaign.
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|name = Dettmer
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|full Name = Bob Dettmer
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|office= Minnesota House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 32829
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|org1 = Public Fund
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|org2 = Senate District 52 Republican Party Minnesota
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|org3 = Cook Hill Girard
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|org4 = Frey, Nancy
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|org5 = Sargeant, Howard
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|orgamount1 = 7246
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|orgamount2 = 1500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
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==Scorecards==
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{{Minnesota legislature scorecards|Begin=2013|End=2020}}
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===Taxpayers League of Minnesota===
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{{The Taxpayers League of Minnesota Writeup}}
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====2013====
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{{The Taxpayers League of Minnesota house scorecard 2013|name=Dettmer|score=92|rank=31st}}
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====2012====
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{{The Taxpayers League of Minnesota house scorecard 2012|name=Dettmer|score=100|rank=17th}}
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====2011====
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{{The Taxpayers League of Minnesota house scorecard 2011|name=Dettmer|score=85|rank=16th}}
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==Personal==
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Dettmer is married with three children.<ref name=vs/>
  
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.bobdettmer.com/ Bob Dettmer's personal website]
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*[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]  
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*[http://www.bobdettmer.com/ Campaign website]
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*[http://openstates.org/mn/legislators/MNL000170/bob-dettmer/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[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]
 
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Latest revision as of 15:03, 30 August 2014

Bob Dettmer
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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."

Elections

2014

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Minnesota House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 12, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 3, 2014. Tim Stender was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Bob Dettmer was unopposed in the Republican primary. Dettmer faces Stender in the general election.[3][4]

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.[5][6]

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.[7]

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. [8]

Bob Dettmer raised $41,924 for his campaign.[9]

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.[10]

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.

Scorecards

See also: State legislative scorecards and State legislative scorecards in Minnesota

Legislative scorecards are used to evaluate elected public officials based on voting record. Some scorecards are created by political advocacy groups with a focus on specific issues, while others are developed by newspapers and are broad in scope. Scorecards are meant to be used as a tool for voters to have a quick picture of whether their views align with a particular legislator's record.

Because scorecards can be specific to particular issues or general to a state’s legislative term, for example, each report should be considered on its own merits. Each entity that publishes these reports uses different methodologies and definitions for the terms used.

An overview for scorecards in all 50 states can be found on this page. To contribute to the list of Texas scorecards, email suggestions to scorecards@ballotpedia.org.

Please see our writing guidelines if you would like to add results from an individual scorecard to this legislator's profile.

2014

In 2014, the Legislature was in session from February 25 through May 19.

Legislators are scored on bills of interest to an organization advocating "limited government, free enterprise, and individual liberty."[11]
Legislators are scored on pro-choice issues.

2013

In 2013, the Legislature was in session from January 8 to May 20.

Legislators are scored "on key votes on issues concerning economic freedom, which includes taxes, budgets and spending, health care and more."[12]
Legislators are scored on votes of interest to a socially conservative "pro-family" organization.[13]
Legislators are scored on "a wide range of issues including taxes, government spending, elections, childcare unionization, property rights and energy policy" per "the traditional values position."[14]
Legislators are scored on votes of interest to an economically conservative organization.
Legislators are scored on votes regarding reproductive issues.

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."[15]

2013

Dettmer received a score of 92% in the 2013 scorecard, ranking 31st out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members.[16]

2012

Dettmer received a score of 100% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 17th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members.[17]

2011

Dettmer received a score of 85% in the 2011 scorecard, ranking 16th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members. [18]

Personal

Dettmer is married with three children.[1]

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