Joe Mullery

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Joe Mullery
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Minnesota House of Representatives, District 59A
Incumbent
In office
1997 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 17
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$66/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 5, 1996
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Minnesota
J.D.University of Minnesota
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Joe Mullery is a Democratic-Farmer Labor member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 59A. He was first elected to the chamber in 1996.

Biography

Mullery earned his B.A. and J.D. from the University of Minnesota. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy, Chair
Health and Human Services Policy
Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy
Public Safety Finance and Policy
Ways and Means

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Mullery served on the following committees:

Election history

2012

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Mullery won re-election to the House in District 59A in 2012. He defeated Marcus Harcus in the Democratic primary on August 14 and defeated Cindy Lilly (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 59A, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Mullery Incumbent 84.5% 14,017
     Republican Cindy Lilly 15.5% 2,577
Total Votes 16,594
Minnesota House of Representatives, District 59A Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Mullery Incumbent 77.3% 1,441
Marcus Harcus 22.7% 424
Total Votes 1,865

2010

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Mullery won re-election to the District 58A Seat in 2010. He defeated David Anthony Boyd in the August 10 Democratic primary. He defeated Chris Hiatt (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 58A (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Joe Mullery (DFL) 6,798 78.99%
Chris Hiatt (R) 1,775 20.63%
Write-In 33 0.38%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Joe Mullery won election to the District 58A Seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives, defeating Grant Cermak. [5]

Joe Mullery raised $43,682 for his campaign.[6]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 58A (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Joe Mullery (DFL) 11,814 81.96%
Grant Cermak (R) 2,530 17.55%
Write-In 71 0.49%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Mullery is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Mullery raised a total of $279,871 during that time period. This information was last updated on December 13, 2013.[7]

Joe Mullery's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Minnesota House, District 59A Won $23,758
2010 Minnesota House, District 58A Won $31,377
2008 Minnesota House, District 58A Won $43,682
2006 Minnesota House, District 58A Won $39,443
2004 Minnesota House, District 58A Won $32,304
2002 Minnesota House, District 58A Won $30,259
2000 Minnesota House, District 58A Won $33,956
1998 Minnesota House, District 58A Won $20,965
1996 Minnesota House, District 58A Won $24,127
Grand Total Raised $279,871

2012

Mullery won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Mullery raised a total of $23,758.
Minnesota House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joe Mullery's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$6,063
Mullery, Joe$5,000
Minneapolis Pipefitters$500
LDC Political Fund Laborers$500
Minneapolis Federation of Teachers Local 59$500
Total Raised in 2012$23,758
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Mullery received $31,377 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[8]

Minnesota House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joe Mullery's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$7,266
Mullery, Joe$4,950
Minneapolis Police Relief Association$700
Minneapolis Federation Of Teachers$500
Minnesota Teachers Retirement Association$500
Total Raised in 2010 $31,377

2008

Listed below are the two largest contributors to Joe Mullery's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Joe Mullery $9,900
Public Fund $7,187

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."[9]

2013

Mullery received a score of 0% in the 2013 scorecard, ranking 93rd out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members.[10]

2012

Mullery received a score of 29% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 88th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members.[11]

2011

Mullery received a score of 8% in the 2011 scorecard, ranking 91st out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members. [12]

Personal

Mullery has been Chair of the 4th Ward Democratic-Farmer-Labor Club, and a member of the 5th Congressional District Outreach Committee Democratic-Farmer-Labor, and the Democratic-Farmer-Labor 5th District Executive Committee.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Diane Loeffler (DFL)
Minnesota House of Representatives District 59A
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Minnesota House of Representatives District 58A
1997–2013
Succeeded by
Mary Liz Holberg (R)