|Minnesota State Auditor|
|2007 - Present|
|Years in position||8|
|Predecessor||Patricia Anderson (R)|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Minnesota House of Representatives|
|February 2003 - 2004|
|Master's||University of Minnesota|
|Date of birth||July 9, 1963|
|Profession||Small Business Owner/Teacher|
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.
- Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Minnesota
- B.A. in Biology from Macalester College
Minnesota State Auditor (2007-Present)
Minnesota House of Representatives (2003-2004)
Otto narrowly won re-election as state auditor in the November 2010 election, defeating Patricia Anderson (R), Annie Young (G), and Kenny Kalligher (Grassroots).
|Minnesota State Auditor (2010)|
|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%|
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.
2006 and 2010
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. Click [show] for more information.
|Rebecca Otto's Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$162,061||$180,835|
|Top 5 contributors||Public Fund||$67,215||Public Fund||$61,457|
|Rebecca Otto||$5,105||Rebecca Otto||$10,000|
|11 organizations||$1,000 each||Rebecca Otto for House Committee 15681||$3,896|
|7 individual donors||$1,000 each||Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party||$1,538|
|Aitkin County Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party||$700|
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- Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Campaign contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- Minnesota State Auditor "Rebecca Otto" Accessed October 19, 2012
- Minn Post, Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto says she'll run for a third term in 2014, August 20, 2013
- Project Votesmart "Biography" Accessed October 19, 2012
- Minnesota Secretary of State, "November 2010 General Election Results for Auditor," retrieved May 18, 2011
- Follow the Money, "Career fundraising for Rebecca Otto," accessed July 12, 2013
- Follow the Money.org, "Home," accessed February 17, 2015
Patricia Anderson (R)
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