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Debra Kiel
Debra Kiel.JPG
Minnesota House of Representatives, District 1B
Incumbent
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$66/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
OtherConcordia College
Personal
ProfessionFarmer/Teacher
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Debra Kiel is a Republican member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 1B. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Kiel attended Concordia College. Her professional experience includes working as a farmer.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture Policy
Education Policy
Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

2011-2012

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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

  • Excerpt: "I Believe That Minnesota should be fiscally conservative, always operating within its means and with a balanced budget. "
  • Excerpt: "I Believe Every life is important and we should protect our unborn children, the elderly and the vulnerable from beginning to end of life."
  • Excerpt: "I Believe In protecting our right to bear Arms so citizens are safe and Sportsman can enjoy hunting activities."
  • Excerpt: "I Believe That Marriage is between one man and one woman."
  • Excerpt: "I Believe In Individual responsibility hard work and self reliance."

Election history

2012

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kiel won re-election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 1B. She was unopposed in the Republican primary on August 7 and defeated Marc Demers (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 1B, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDebra Keil Incumbent 52% 9,401
     Democratic Marc Demers 48% 8,685
Total Votes 18,086

2010

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Kiel won election to the District 1B Seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. She defeated Bernie Lieder (DFL) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 1B (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Bernie Lieder (DFL) 6,397 49.47%
Green check mark transparent.png Debra Kiel (R) 6,528 50.48%
Write-In 7 0.05%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kiel is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Kiel raised a total of $59,563 during that time period. This information was last updated on December 12, 2013.[5]

Debra Kiel's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Minnesota House, District 1B Won $37,303
2010 Minnesota House, District 1B Won $22,260
Grand Total Raised $59,563

2012

Kiel won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kiel raised a total of $37,303.
Minnesota House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Debra Kiel's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$2,565
Mark A. Murdock District 10B Committee$1,000
Minnesota PAC$500
Hubbard, Karen$500
Beiswenger, Lu Ann$500
Total Raised in 2012$37,303
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Kiel received $22,260 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[6]

Minnesota House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Debra Kiel's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$3,458
Kiel Volunteer Cmte$2,473
Okins, Allan & Rosemary$500
Zavoral, Peter$500
Beiswenger, Rod & Luann$500
Total Raised in 2010 $22,260

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."[7]

2013

Kiel received a score of 92% in the 2013 scorecard, ranking 20th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members.[8]

2012

Kiel received a score of 43% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 67th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members.[9]

2011

Kiel received a score of 69% in the 2011 scorecard, ranking 70th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members. [10]

Personal

Kiel and her husband, Lonn, have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bernie Lieder (DFL)
Minnesota House of Representatives District 1B
2011–present
Succeeded by
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