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Joanna Bayers

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Joanna Bayers
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Candidate for
Minnesota House of Representatives District 54B
PartyDemocratic
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Joanna Bayers was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 54B of the Minnesota House of Representatives.

Issues

Campaign themes

Bayers's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Jobs

  • Excerpt:"Living wage jobs should be a priority. We need to support and grow our businesses that keep our jobs right here in Minnesota."

Education

  • Excerpt:"Our current leadership has irresponsibly borrowed 2.4 billion from our schools. Our children should be our top priority. We need a plan to repay our schools and a long term plan to fund our schools."

Public Safety

  • Excerpt:"The citizens responsible for our public safety are remarkable. We need to ensure they are properly trained, equipped and staffed to continue protecting our communities."

Property Tax

  • Excerpt:"With the rising costs of property tax, we need to simplify the property tax system and reinstate the homestead credit."

Invasive Species

  • Excerpt:"Minnesota needs to do more to protect our lakes and rivers from invasive species. We need to work together and create a solution to make sure our waterways are protected"

Elections

2012

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bayers ran in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 54B. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and was defeated by incumbent Denny McNamara (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 54B, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDenny McNamara Incumbent 57.5% 12,493
     Democratic Joanna Bayers 42.5% 9,228
Total Votes 21,721

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