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Revision as of 15:09, 16 April 2013

Rebecca Otto
Rebecca Otto.jpg
Minnesota State Auditor
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
PredecessorPatricia Anderson (R)
Compensation
Base salary$102,257
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2010
First elected2006
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Minnesota House of Representatives
February 2003 - 2004
Education
Bachelor'sMacalester College
Master'sUniversity of Minnesota
Personal
BirthdayJuly 9, 1963
ProfessionSmall Business Owners/Teacher
Websites
Office website
Rebecca Otto (b. July 9, 1963) is the Minnesota State Auditor. Otto, a Democrat, was first elected in 2006. She is the 18th State Auditor.[1]

Biography

Otto taught public school seventh-grade science for five years. A successful businesswoman, Otto left a career as president of a 50-employee business to devote her time to public service.[1]

Education

  • Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Minnesota
  • B.A. in Biology from Macalester College[1]

Political career

Minnesota State Auditor (2007-Present)

Otto has served as Auditor of State of Minnesota from 2007 until present.[2]

Minnesota House of Representatives (2003-2004)

Otto served as a representative in the Minnesota House of Representatives from 2003 to 2004 after being elected in a special election in February 2003.[2]

Elections

2010

Otto narrowly won re-election as state auditor in the November 2010 election, defeating Patricia Anderson (R), Annie Young (G), and Kenny Kalligher (Grassroots).[3]

Minnesota State Auditor (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Rebecca Otto (D) 981,822 48.39%
Patricia Anderson (R) 956,339 47.13%
Annie Young (Green) 54,154 2.67%
Kenny Kalligher (Grassroots) 35,548 1.75%
Write-In 1,224 0.06%

Campaign donors

Ballotpedia collects information on campaign donors for each year in which a candidate or incumbent is running for election. The following table offers a breakdown of Rebecca Otto's donors each year.[4] Click [show] for more information.


See also

External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
Patricia Anderson (R)
Minnesota State Auditor
2006–present
Succeeded by
NA