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Karen Karls
KKarls.jpg
North Dakota House of Representatives District 35
Incumbent
In office
2006-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 8
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$152/day
Per diemUp to $1,351/month for lodging
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMinot State University
Personal
ProfessionWedding Cake Decorator
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Karen Karls is a Republican member of the North Dakota House of Representatives, representing District 35. She was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Karls earned a B.S. in Medical Technology from Minot State University. She is a wedding cake decorator.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013
Judiciary
Government and Veterans Affairs

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Karls served on the following committee:

Elections

2010

See also: North Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Karls won re-election to one of two seats in District 34 of the North Dakota House of Representatives. Karls and fellow incumbent Bob Martinson (R) defeated Mike Frohlich (D) and Nicole Elkin (D) in the November 2 general election.[2] [3]

North Dakota State House, District 35
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Martinson (R) 3,714
Green check mark transparent.png Karen Karls (R) 3,390
Mike Frohlich (D) 2,005
Nicole Elkin (D) 1,691

2006

On November 7, 2006, Karls won election by finishing 1st out of 4 candidates for District 35 of the North Dakota House of Representatives.[4]

North Dakota House of Representatives, District 35
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Karen Karls (R) 2,805
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Martinson (R) 3,253
Michael Frohlich (D-NPL) 2,745
Ryan Gustafson (D-NPL) 2,106

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Karls received $5,300 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

North Dakota House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Karen Karls's campaign in 2010
North Dakota Association Of Realtors$1,050
Lignite Energy Council$1,000
Marathon Oil$600
North Dakota Petroleum Council$500
North Dakota Association Of Telecommunications Cooperatives$500
Total Raised in 2010 $5,300

2006

In 2006, Karls collected $1,900 in donations.[6]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
NORTH DAKOTA REPUBLICAN HOUSE CAUCUS $500
MDU RESOURCES GROUP $300
NORTH DAKOTA PETROLEUM COUNCIL $300
NORTH DAKOTA PROFESSIONAL INSURANCE AGENTS $300
MARATHON OIL $250
NORTH DAKOTA CHIROPRACTIC ASSOCIATION $250

Personal

Karls and her husband, Ken, have four children. They currently reside in Bismarck, North Dakota.

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