Kurt Zellers

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Kurt Zellers
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Minnesota House of Representatives District 32B
Incumbent
Assumed office
February 2003
Current term ends
January 4, 2013
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Website House Site
Kurt Zellers (b. October 16, 1969) is the Republican Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives. He has represented District 32B since winning a special election in February 2003.

Zellers has previously served as Communications Consultant for the Republican Caucus in the Minnesota State House of Representatives, and Communications Director for U.S. Senator Rod Grams.

In May 2011, Governing Magazine named Zellers 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]

He is married and has 2 children.[2]

Committee assignments

Elections

2010

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Zellers won re-election to the District 32B Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Katie Rodriguez (DFL) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 32B (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Katie Rodriguez (DFL) 7,076 44.51%
Green check mark transparent.png Kurt Zellers (R) 8.804 55.38%
Write-In 18 0.11%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Kurt Zellers won election to the District 32B Seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives, defeating Lee Carlson. [4]

Kurt Zellers raised $55,045 for his campaign.[5]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 32B (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Kurt Zellers (R) 11,129 53.06%
Lee Carlson (DFL) 9,809 46.77%
Write-In 37 0.18%

Campaign donors

2008

Listed below are the four largest contributors to Kurt Zellers' 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Public Fund $7,940
32nd Senate District Republican Party $3,200
Kurt Zellers $3,000
3rd Congressional District Republican Party $1,750

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Minnesota State House District 32B
2003–present
Succeeded by
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