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}}{{tnr}} '''Rebecca Otto''' (b. July 9, 1963) is the [[Minnesota State Auditor]].  Otto, a [[Democrat]], was first elected in 2006. She is the 18th [[Minnesota State Auditor|State Auditor]].<ref name="bio">[http://www.osa.state.mn.us/default.aspx?page=bio ''Minnesota State Auditor'' "Rebecca Otto" Accessed October 19, 2012]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Rebecca Otto''' (b. July 9, 1963) is the [[Minnesota State Auditor]].  Otto, a [[Democrat]], was first elected in 2006. She is the 18th [[Minnesota State Auditor|State Auditor]].<ref name="bio">[http://www.osa.state.mn.us/default.aspx?page=bio ''Minnesota State Auditor'' "Rebecca Otto" Accessed October 19, 2012]</ref> Otto {{2014isrunning}} for re-election in [[Minnesota down ballot state executive elections, 2014|2014.]]<ref name=post>[http://www.minnpost.com/political-agenda/2013/08/minnesota-state-auditor-rebecca-otto-says-shell-run-third-term-2014 ''Minn Post,'' Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto says she'll run for a third term in 2014, August 20, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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*Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Minnesota
 
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*B.A. in Biology from Macalester College<ref name="bio"/>
 
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==Political career==
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===Minnesota State Auditor (2007-Present)===
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Otto has served as  [[Minnesota State Auditor|Auditor]] of State of Minnesota from 2007 until present.<ref name="votesmart">[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/38593#.UIHEG4UztsM ''Project Vote Smart'', "Biography" Accessed October 19, 2012]</ref>
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===Minnesota House of Representatives (2003-2004)===
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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.<ref name="votesmart"/>
  
 
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===2014===
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Otto {{2014isrunning}} for re-election in [[Minnesota down ballot state executive elections, 2014|2014.]]<ref name=post/> {{Nov2014genelection}}
 
===2010===
 
===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).<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.state.mn.us/20101102/ElecRslts.asp?M=S&Races=0333 ''Minnesota Secretary of State,'' "November 2010 General Election Results for Auditor," retrieved May 18, 2011]</ref>
 
Otto narrowly won re-election as state auditor in the November 2010 election, defeating Patricia Anderson (R), Annie Young (G), and Kenny Kalligher (Grassroots).<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.state.mn.us/20101102/ElecRslts.asp?M=S&Races=0333 ''Minnesota Secretary of State,'' "November 2010 General Election Results for Auditor," retrieved May 18, 2011]</ref>
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==Recent news==
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==See also==
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*[[Minnesota State Auditor]]
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*[[Auditor]]
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*[[Governor of Minnesota]]
  
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.osa.state.mn.us/default.aspx?page=bio Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto]
 
*[http://www.osa.state.mn.us/default.aspx?page=bio Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto]
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=38593 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=116357 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96888 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=82528 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=75341 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=11412 2002]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=116357 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96888 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=82528 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=75341 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=11412 2002]
  
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Rebecca Otto
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Minnesota State Auditor
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Years in position 8
PartyDemocratic
PredecessorPatricia Anderson (R)
Compensation
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
Education
Bachelor'sMacalester College
Master'sUniversity of Minnesota
Personal
Date of birthJuly 9, 1963
ProfessionSmall Business Owner/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] Otto ran for re-election in 2014.[2]

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.[3]

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.[3]

Elections

2014

See also Minnesota down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Otto ran for re-election in 2014.[2] The general election took place November 4, 2014.

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).[4]

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.[5]

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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Preceded by
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Minnesota State Auditor
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