Jason Isaacson

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Jason Isaacson
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Minnesota House of Representatives, District 42B
Incumbent
In office
January 8, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Assistant Majority Leader, Minnesota House of Representatives
2013 - present
Compensation
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$66/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jason Isaacson is a Democratic-Farmer-Labor member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 42B. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012. In the 2013 legislative session, Isaacson served as an Assistant Majority Leader.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Education Policy
Environment and Natural Resources Policy
Housing Finance and Policy
Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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

Education

  • Excerpt: "I view public education as the most important line of defense for the middle class. It is the most important tool we have to battle poverty."

Marriage Amendment

  • Excerpt: "In my opinion, this amendment is a violation of our inherent right to pursue happiness."

Right-to-Work

  • Excerpt: "I oppose right to work on several principles."

Voter ID

  • Excerpt: "There is simply no evidence of voter fraud that would warrant this kind of legislation. Additionally, upon careful examination of the proponents of this legislation, it is clear that the real purpose is voter suppression."

Election history

2012

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Isaacson won election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 42B. He was unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and deafeated Ken Rubenzer (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012. [2]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 42B, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJason Isaacson 57.7% 12,884
     Republican Ken Rubenzer 42.3% 9,462
Total Votes 22,346

Campaign donors

2012

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jenifer Loon (R)
Minnesota House of Representatives District 42B
2013–present
Succeeded by
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