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Dan Saddler

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Dan Saddler
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Alaska House of Representatives District 12
Incumbent
In office
January 24, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 26, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$50,400/year
Per diem$238 or $253/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMiami University of Ohio (1983)
Master'sOhio State University (1987)
Personal
ProfessionJournalist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Dan Saddler is a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing the District 12 since 2011.[1] He formerly served as a campaign volunteer for various legislative races and as campaign communications director for Murkowski for Governor.

Saddler earned his BA in Journalism from Miami University of Ohio in 1983. He went on to receive his MA in Journalism from Ohio State University in 1987.

Saddler has worked in the following positions: newspaper reporter, engineering magazine editor, legislative staff for various Alaska lawmakers, public relations writer/account executive for a large Alaska native regional corporation, commissions for the Office of the Governor of the State of Alaska, deputy press secretary/deputy director of boards and commissions for the governor's office, special assistant to the Department of Natural Resources of the State of Alaska, reporter for the Anchorage Times, and press secretary for the Alaska House of Representative's Republican Majority.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Alaska Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Labor & Commerce
Resources, Co-chair
Military & Veterans' Affairs
Armed Services, Co-chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Saddler served on the following committees:[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2012

Saddler ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Alaska House of Representatives District 12. He defeated Glen Eichenlaub in the August 28, 2012, Republican primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4] Saddler won re-election in the general election.[5]

Alaska House of Representatives, District 12, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDan Saddler Incumbent 96.6% 4,663
     Write-in Write-in 3.4% 166
Total Votes 4,829


Alaska House of Representatives, District 12 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDan Saddler Incumbent 88.3% 1,185
Glen Eichenlaub 11.7% 157
Total Votes 1,342

2010

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2010

Saddler defeated Dan Kendall and Bill Cook in the August 24 primary.[6] He then defeated Democrat Martin J. Lindeke in the November 2 general election.[7]

Alaska House of Representatives District 18 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Dan Saddler (R) 1,944 68.89%
Martin J. Lindeke (D) 707 25.05%
Write-ins 171 6.065

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Saddler raised $47,564 in contributions. [8]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Saddler, Dan $7,350
Alaskan Republican Party $2,500
Anchorage Republicans Womans Club $2,000
Alaskan Republicans Inc $1,650

Personal

Saddler and his wife Chris have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Alaska House of Representatives District 12
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Alaska House of Representatives District 18
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Les Gara (D)