Difference between revisions of "Glenn Gruenhagen"

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Text replace - "===Campaign Themes===" to "===Campaign themes===")
Line 3: Line 3:
 
|Name = Glenn Gruenhagen
 
|Name = Glenn Gruenhagen
 
|Profile picture = Glenn Gruenhagen.JPG
 
|Profile picture = Glenn Gruenhagen.JPG
|Position = Minnesota House of Representatives District 18B
+
|Position = Minnesota House of Representatives, District 18B
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Tenure = 2011  - present
 
|Tenure = 2011  - present
Line 54: Line 54:
 
|Campaign website = http://www.glennforstaterep.com/
 
|Campaign website = http://www.glennforstaterep.com/
 
|Personal website =
 
|Personal website =
}}{{tnr}}'''Glenn Gruenhagen''' (b. February 1, 1952) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]], representing District 18B since 2013. He previously represented District 25A from 2011 to 2013.
+
}}{{tnr}}'''Glenn Gruenhagen''' (b. February 1, 1952) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]], representing District 18B. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
Gruenhagen is the owner of Gruenhagen Insurance and Financial Services.
+
==Biography==
 
+
Gruenhagen graduated from American College, and holds degrees as a Chartered Financial Consultant and Chartered Life Underwriter.  His professional experience includes owning Gruenhagen Insurance and Financial Services.
Gruenhagen graduated from American College, and holds degrees as a Chartered Financial Consultant and Chartered Life Underwriter.
+
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
===Campaign themes===
 
===Campaign themes===
Gruenhagen's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.glennforstaterep.com/ "glennforstaterep," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
+
====2012====
 +
Gruenhagen's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.glennforstaterep.com/ "glennforstaterep," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
  
 
'''Right to Life'''
 
'''Right to Life'''
*Excerpt:"The most basic and fundamental right which comes from God is the right to life. I am pro life from conception to natural death. When a nation aborts 50 million of its own children it is not only morally reprehensible, but also leads to severe economic consequences."
+
*Excerpt: "The most basic and fundamental right which comes from God is the right to life. I am pro life from conception to natural death. When a nation aborts 50 million of its own children it is not only morally reprehensible, but also leads to severe economic consequences."
 
'''Jobs & Taxes'''
 
'''Jobs & Taxes'''
*Excerpt:"High taxes and government regulations make it difficult for MN businesses to prosper, create jobs and compete globally."
+
*Excerpt: "High taxes and government regulations make it difficult for MN businesses to prosper, create jobs and compete globally."
 
'''Healthcare Reform'''
 
'''Healthcare Reform'''
*Excerpt:"I oppose Obama-care, which increases premiums and will lead to rationed healthcare.  It must be repealed and replaced with true healthcare reform."
+
*Excerpt: "I oppose Obama-care, which increases premiums and will lead to rationed healthcare.  It must be repealed and replaced with true healthcare reform."
 
'''Environment'''
 
'''Environment'''
*Excerpt:"We need to protect the environment, however I would oppose any form of a Cap and Trade scheme, which if implemented will only drive up energy costs for our families and businesses and will do nothing to protect the environment."
+
*Excerpt: "We need to protect the environment, however I would oppose any form of a Cap and Trade scheme, which if implemented will only drive up energy costs for our families and businesses and will do nothing to protect the environment."
 
'''Energy'''
 
'''Energy'''
*Excerpt:"We must build new nuclear power plants and utilize clean coal technology, along with expanded use of natural gas. Our country has the resources to become energy independent."
+
*Excerpt: "We must build new nuclear power plants and utilize clean coal technology, along with expanded use of natural gas. Our country has the resources to become energy independent."
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
Line 87: Line 87:
 
|Committee3 = Health and Human Services Policy
 
|Committee3 = Health and Human Services Policy
 
|Committee4 = Higher Education Finance and Policy
 
|Committee4 = Higher Education Finance and Policy
|Committee5 =
 
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gruenhagen served on these committees:
+
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gruenhagen served on the following committees:
  
 
{{Committee Assignments
 
{{Committee Assignments
Line 101: Line 100:
 
|Committee2 = Health and Human Services Reform  
 
|Committee2 = Health and Human Services Reform  
 
|Committee3 = Judiciary Policy and Finance  
 
|Committee3 = Judiciary Policy and Finance  
|Committee4 =
 
|Committee5 =
 
 
}}
 
}}
  
==Elections==
+
==Election history==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 +
 
Gruenhagen won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012|Minnesota House of Representatives]] District 17B. He was unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated [[Logan Campa]] (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>
 
Gruenhagen won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012|Minnesota House of Representatives]] District 17B. He was unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated [[Logan Campa]] (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>
  
Line 116: Line 113:
 
|party1 = Republican
 
|party1 = Republican
 
|party2 = Democratic
 
|party2 = Democratic
|party3 =
 
 
|winner1 = Glenn Gruenhager
 
|winner1 = Glenn Gruenhager
 
|Inc1 = Y
 
|Inc1 = Y
 
|candidate2 = Logan Campa  
 
|candidate2 = Logan Campa  
|candidate3 =
 
 
|votes1 = 11053
 
|votes1 = 11053
 
|votes2 = 7971
 
|votes2 = 7971
|votes3 =
 
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
Line 155: Line 148:
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
{{State leg donor}}
 
{{State leg donor}}
 +
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
In 2010, Gruenhagen raised $26,657 in contributions.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MN&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref>   
 
In 2010, Gruenhagen raised $26,657 in contributions.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MN&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref>   
Line 171: Line 165:
 
| Align="Right" | $1,000
 
| Align="Right" | $1,000
 
|}
 
|}
 +
 +
==Personal==
 +
Gruenhagen and his wife, Emily, have three children.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
Line 176: Line 173:
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''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=Glenn+Gruenhagen+Minnesota+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Glenn Gruenhagen News Feed</rss>
 
<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Glenn+Gruenhagen+Minnesota+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Glenn Gruenhagen News Feed</rss>
 
==Personal==
 
Gruenhagen and his wife Emily have three children.
 
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
{{submit a leg link}}
*[http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/members/members.asp?id=15350 House website]
+
*[http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/members/members.asp?id=15350 Office website]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=123208 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=123208 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=123208 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=123208 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=129967 2010]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=129967 2010]
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Glenn-Gruenhagen-for-Minnesota-House-25A/115482285157853#!/pages/Glenn-Gruenhagen-for-Minnesota-House-25A/115482285157853?v=wall Facebook profile]
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
Line 193: Line 186:
 
{{start box}}
 
{{start box}}
 
{{s-off}}
 
{{s-off}}
{{succession box | before = [[Dean Urdahl]] (R) | title = Minnesota State House District 18B | years = 2013-present | after = NA}}
+
{{succession box | before = [[Dean Urdahl]] (R) | title = Minnesota State House District 18B | years = 2013- present | after = NA}}
 
{{succession box | before = [[Laura Brod]] (R) | title = Minnesota House of Representatives District 25A | years = 2011–2013 | after = [[Duane Quam]] (R)}}
 
{{succession box | before = [[Laura Brod]] (R) | title = Minnesota House of Representatives District 25A | years = 2011–2013 | after = [[Duane Quam]] (R)}}
 
{{end box}}
 
{{end box}}

Revision as of 19:55, 4 July 2013

Glenn Gruenhagen
Glenn Gruenhagen.JPG
Minnesota House of Representatives, District 18B
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
OtherAmerican College
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 1, 1952
ProfessionBusiness owner
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Glenn Gruenhagen (b. February 1, 1952) is a Republican member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 18B. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Gruenhagen graduated from American College, and holds degrees as a Chartered Financial Consultant and Chartered Life Underwriter. His professional experience includes owning Gruenhagen Insurance and Financial Services.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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

Right to Life

  • Excerpt: "The most basic and fundamental right which comes from God is the right to life. I am pro life from conception to natural death. When a nation aborts 50 million of its own children it is not only morally reprehensible, but also leads to severe economic consequences."

Jobs & Taxes

  • Excerpt: "High taxes and government regulations make it difficult for MN businesses to prosper, create jobs and compete globally."

Healthcare Reform

  • Excerpt: "I oppose Obama-care, which increases premiums and will lead to rationed healthcare. It must be repealed and replaced with true healthcare reform."

Environment

  • Excerpt: "We need to protect the environment, however I would oppose any form of a Cap and Trade scheme, which if implemented will only drive up energy costs for our families and businesses and will do nothing to protect the environment."

Energy

  • Excerpt: "We must build new nuclear power plants and utilize clean coal technology, along with expanded use of natural gas. Our country has the resources to become energy independent."

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Education Finance
Health and Human Services Finance
Health and Human Services Policy
Higher Education Finance and Policy

2011-2012

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

Election history

2012

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gruenhagen won re-election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 17B. He was unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Logan Campa (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 18B, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGlenn Gruenhager Incumbent 58.1% 11,053
     Democratic Logan Campa 41.9% 7,971
Total Votes 19,024

2010

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Gruenhagen won election to the District 25A Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Mick McGuire (DFL) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 25A (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Mick McGuire (DFL) 7,963 48.91%
Green check mark transparent.png Glenn Gruenhagen (R) 8,299 50.97%
Write-In 20 0.12%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Gruenhagen raised $26,657 in contributions.[5]

His three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Gruenhagen, Glenn H $3,669
Rice County RPM $2,000
Lesueur County RPM $1,000

Personal

Gruenhagen and his wife, Emily, have three children.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Glenn + Gruenhagen + Minnesota + Legislature

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

  • Loading...

External links

BP-Initials-UPDATED.png
Suggest a link

References

Political offices
Preceded by
Dean Urdahl (R)
Minnesota State House District 18B
2013- present
Succeeded by
NA
Preceded by
Laura Brod (R)
Minnesota House of Representatives District 25A
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Duane Quam (R)