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Rebecca Otto
Rebecca Otto.jpg
Minnesota State Auditor
In office
2007 - Present
Years in position 8
PredecessorPatricia Anderson (R)
Base salary$102,257
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$610,985
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Minnesota House of Representatives
February 2003 - 2004
Bachelor'sMacalester College
Master'sUniversity of Minnesota
Date of birthJuly 9, 1963
ProfessionSmall Business Owner/Teacher
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]


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]


  • 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]



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

Comprehensive donor information for Otto is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Otto raised a total of $610,985 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 12, 2013.[4]

Rebecca Otto's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Minnesota Auditor Not up for election $3,276
2010 Minnesota Auditor Won $242,127
2008 Minnesota Auditor Not up for election $14,967
2006 Minnesota Auditor Won $229,529
2004 Minnesota State House District 52B Defeated $97,077
2002 Minnesota State House District 52B Defeated $24,009
Grand Total Raised $610,985

2006 and 2010

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Political offices
Preceded by
Patricia Anderson (R)
Minnesota State Auditor
Succeeded by