Ron Kresha

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Ron Kresha
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Minnesota House of Representatives District 9B
In office
January 8, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 1
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$66/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Ron Kresha is a Republican member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 9B since 2013.


Campaign themes

Kresha's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Solutions & Responsibility

  • Excerpt:"My parents expected me to take responsibility for my actions. I expect it of my children, and I certainly expect responsibility from the leaders in St. Paul. If you choose me, I will listen and keep you informed on the decisions being made."

Pro-Life 100%

  • Excerpt:"I have always believed that our future generations will continue to make this nation great. But, if we are aborting our children before they even leave the womb, not only are we committing a terrible atrocity, but we are passing along the wrong values to our future men and women."

Tax and Budget Reform

  • Excerpt:"While we currently hold a cash reserve, the State has some work to do to a create structural balance in the budget. A structural balance between revenue and expenses can be accomplished by looking for long-term solutions that include tax reform, closing loopholes, and eliminating wasteful spending."

Jobs and Employees

  • Excerpt:"I believe we should 'create and maintaining a competitive business environment to promote economic prosperity and once again make Minnesota the economic engine of the Upper Midwest.'"


  • Excerpt:"St. Paul is driving too many decisions for our schools and we don’t trust our local officials enough. That needs to change."

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kresha served on the following committees:

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture Policy
Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy
Education Policy
State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs



See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kresha won election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 9B. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Adrian Welle (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 9B, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRon Kresha 53% 9,881
     Democratic Adrian Welle 47% 8,751
Total Votes 18,632

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Preceded by
Paul Marquart (DFL)
Minnesota State House District 9B
Succeeded by