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|Position =  Minnesota House of Representatives District 57A
 
|Position =  Minnesota House of Representatives District 57A
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}}{{tnr}}'''John Kriesel''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]], representing the District 57A. Kriesel was elected to the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]] in 2010. In May 2011, ''Governing Magazine'' named Kriesel one of 17 "GOP Legislators to Watch." Each of the legislators was selected on the basis of qualities like leadership, ambition, and political potential.<ref>[http://www.governing.com/blogs/politics/GOP-legislators-to-watch.html ''Governing,'' "GOP Legislators to Watch," May 24, 2011]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''John Kriesel''' is a former [[Republican]] member of the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]], representing District 57A from 2011 to 2013. In May 2011, ''Governing Magazine'' named Kriesel one of 17 "GOP Legislators to Watch." Each of the legislators was selected on the basis of qualities like leadership, ambition, and political potential.<ref>[http://www.governing.com/blogs/politics/GOP-legislators-to-watch.html ''Governing,'' "GOP Legislators to Watch," May 24, 2011]</ref>
  
 
Kriesel currently works for a private firm as a marketing and advertising contractor to the MN Army National Guard. He is a retired member of the Minnesota Army National Guard. John enlisted in the Guard on his 17th birthday, and served for 10 years while maintaining a full time civilian job.
 
Kriesel currently works for a private firm as a marketing and advertising contractor to the MN Army National Guard. He is a retired member of the Minnesota Army National Guard. John enlisted in the Guard on his 17th birthday, and served for 10 years while maintaining a full time civilian job.
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kriesel has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kriesel served on these committees:
 
* [[Capital Investment Committee, Minnesota House of Representatives|Capital Investment]]
 
* [[Capital Investment Committee, Minnesota House of Representatives|Capital Investment]]
 
* Division on Veterans Services, Vice Chair
 
* Division on Veterans Services, Vice Chair
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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Kriesel told the ''Real Capitol Review'' in November 2012 that he was considering running for [[Governor of Minnesota]] in the [[State executive official elections, 2014|2014 elections]].<ref>[http://www.realcapitolview.com/kriesel-for-governor/#.ULT5sYUaDmo ''Real Capitol Review,'' "Rep. Kriesel: “I would never rule out a run for governor,” November 27, 2012]</ref>
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===2010===
 
===2010===
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
Kriesel won election to the District 57A Seat in 2010.  He had no primary opposition.  He faced [[Jen Peterson]] (DFL) in the general election on [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.state.mn.us/ElecRslts.asp?M=LG&LD=A&R=ALLREPS Minnesota Secretary of State 2010 General Election Results]</ref>
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Kriesel won election to the District 57A seat in 2010.  He had no primary opposition.  He faced [[Jen Peterson]] (DFL) in the general election on [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].<ref>[http://www.sos.state.mn.us/index.aspx?page=1570 ''Minnesota Secretary of State'', "2010 Election Results," accessed March 9, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010, Kriesel raised $48,477 in contributions.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MN&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref>   
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In 2010, Kriesel raised $48,477 in contributions.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MN&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable ''Follow the Money'', "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013]</ref>   
  
 
No contributions to his campaign were of $1,000 or more.
 
No contributions to his campaign were of $1,000 or more.
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==Scorecards==
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===Taxpayers League of Minnesota===
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{{The Taxpayers League of Minnesota Writeup}}
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====2012====
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{{The Taxpayers League of Minnesota house scorecard 2012|name=Kriesel|score=43|rank=66th}}
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{{The Taxpayers League of Minnesota house scorecard 2011|name=Kriesel|score=77|rank=43rd}}
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
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*[http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/members/members.asp?id=15354 House website]
 
*[http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/members/members.asp?id=15354 House website]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=123335 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=123335 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=123335 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=123335 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=130034 2010]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=130034 2010]
  
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Revision as of 18:23, 4 April 2014

John Kriesel
John Kriesel.JPG
Minnesota House of Representatives District 57A
Former Member
In office
2011 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchArmy National Guard
Personal
ProfessionMarketing contractor
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John Kriesel is a former Republican member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 57A from 2011 to 2013. In May 2011, Governing Magazine named Kriesel one of 17 "GOP Legislators to Watch." Each of the legislators was selected on the basis of qualities like leadership, ambition, and political potential.[1]

Kriesel currently works for a private firm as a marketing and advertising contractor to the MN Army National Guard. He is a retired member of the Minnesota Army National Guard. John enlisted in the Guard on his 17th birthday, and served for 10 years while maintaining a full time civilian job.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kriesel served on these committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Minnesota gubernatorial election, 2014

Kriesel told the Real Capitol Review in November 2012 that he was considering running for Governor of Minnesota in the 2014 elections.[2]

2010

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Kriesel won election to the District 57A seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He faced Jen Peterson (DFL) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 57A (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Jen Peterson (DFL) 6,858 48.36%
Green check mark transparent.png John Kriesel (R) 7,310 51.54%
Write-In 14 0.1%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Kriesel raised $48,477 in contributions.[4]

No contributions to his campaign were of $1,000 or more.

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."[5]

2012

Kriesel received a score of 43% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 66th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members.[6]

2011

Kriesel received a score of 77% in the 2011 scorecard, ranking 43rd out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members. [7]


Personal

Kriesel and his wife Katie have two children.

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Karla Bigham (D)
Minnesota House of Representatives District 57A
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Tara Mack (R)