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|Name = Sarah Anderson
 
|Name = Sarah Anderson
 
|Profile picture = SAnderson.JPG
 
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|Position = Minnesota House of Representatives District 44A
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|Position = Minnesota House of Representatives, District 44A
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Tenure =2007 - present
 
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|Profession =  
 
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|Religion = Lutheran
 
|Religion = Lutheran
|Office website = http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/members/members.asp?district=43A
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|Office website = http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/members/members.asp?district=44A
 
|Campaign website = http://sarahandersonmn.com
 
|Campaign website = http://sarahandersonmn.com
 
|Personal website =
 
|Personal website =
}}{{tnr}}'''Sarah Anderson''' (b. 1972) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]], representing District 44A since 2013 and currently serving as an [[State House Assistant Minority Leader|Assistant Minority Leader]]. She previously represented District 43A from 2007 to 2013.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Sarah Anderson''' (b. 1972) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]], representing District 44A.  She was first elected to the chamber in 2006. Anderson is a former [[State House Assistant Minority Leader|Assistant Minority Leader]].
  
Anderson is Manager of the Legislative Assistant Department of the Republican Caucus.  She is a former staffer of the Capital Investment Committee, and former Executive Advisor to House Speaker Steve Sviggum
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==Biography==
 
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Anderson received her B.A. in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Minnesota, Duluth.  Her professional experience includes working as Manager of the Legislative Assistant Department of the Republican Caucus, staffer of the Capital Investment Committee, and Executive Advisor to former House Speaker Steve Sviggum.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=68761 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Anderson]</ref>   
Anderson received her BA in Political Science/Sociology from the University of Minnesota, Duluth.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=68761 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Anderson]</ref>   
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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Anderson's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://sarahandersonmn.com "sarahandersonmn," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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'''Jobs and the Economy'''
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*Excerpt:"Minnesota cannot afford to give a cold shoulder to job providers and expect to grow. Representative Sarah Anderson supported bipartisan measures of investing in high-paying job development, hiring incentives, and helping small businesses."
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'''Smaller and Smarter Government'''
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*Excerpt:"Within one year, Representative Sarah Anderson helped turn a $5.1 billion budget deficit into a $1.2 billion budget surplus. Government spending was growing by an unsustainable 22 percent. Sarah reformed how our government operates by set- ting priorities."
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'''Putting Students First'''
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*Excerpt:"Minnesota's culture of high expectations has put us at the top in education and provided us with a well-educated workforce key to economic success"
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Anderson served on these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Anderson served on the following committees:
  
 
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===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
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==Elections==
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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Anderson's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://sarahandersonmn.com "sarahandersonmn," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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'''Jobs and the Economy'''
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*Excerpt: "Minnesota cannot afford to give a cold shoulder to job providers and expect to grow. Representative Sarah Anderson supported bipartisan measures of investing in high-paying job development, hiring incentives, and helping small businesses."
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'''Smaller and Smarter Government'''
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*Excerpt: "Within one year, Representative Sarah Anderson helped turn a $5.1 billion budget deficit into a $1.2 billion budget surplus. Government spending was growing by an unsustainable 22 percent. Sarah reformed how our government operates by set- ting priorities."
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'''Putting Students First'''
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*Excerpt: "Minnesota's culture of high expectations has put us at the top in education and provided us with a well-educated workforce key to economic success"
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==Election history==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
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===2010===
 
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:: ''See also: [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
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===2008===
 
===2008===
On November 4, 2008, Sarah Anderson won election to the District 43A Seat in the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]], defeating Clint Faust.
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On November 4, 2008, Anderson won election to the District 43A Seat in the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]], defeating Clint Faust.
 
<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.state.mn.us/20081104/ElecRslts.asp?M=LG&LD=43A 2008 General Election Results]</ref>
 
<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.state.mn.us/20081104/ElecRslts.asp?M=LG&LD=43A 2008 General Election Results]</ref>
  
Sarah Anderson raised $39,440 for her campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110351 ''Follow the Money's report on Anderson's 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
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Anderson raised $39,440 for her campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110351 ''Follow the Money's report on Anderson's 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
  
 
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===2012===
 
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
In 2010, Anderson received $30,987 in campaign donations.  The largest donors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MN&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions]</ref>
 
In 2010, Anderson received $30,987 in campaign donations.  The largest donors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MN&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions]</ref>
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===2008===
 
  
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Listed below are the six largest contributors to Sarah Anderson's 2008 campaign.
 
Listed below are the six largest contributors to Sarah Anderson's 2008 campaign.
  
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==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/members/members.asp?district=43A Minnesota House of Representatives - Rep. Anderson]  
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*[http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/members/members.asp?district=44A Office website]
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*[http://sarahandersonmn.com/ Campaign website]  
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=68761 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=68761 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=68761 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=68761 Biography from Project Vote Smart]

Revision as of 17:52, 8 July 2013

Sarah Anderson
SAnderson.JPG
Minnesota House of Representatives, District 44A
Incumbent
In office
2007 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$66/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 7, 2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Minnesota, Duluth
Personal
Birthday1972
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Sarah Anderson (b. 1972) is a Republican member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 44A. She was first elected to the chamber in 2006. Anderson is a former Assistant Minority Leader.

Biography

Anderson received her B.A. in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Minnesota, Duluth. Her professional experience includes working as Manager of the Legislative Assistant Department of the Republican Caucus, staffer of the Capital Investment Committee, and Executive Advisor to former House Speaker Steve Sviggum.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
Rules and Legislative Administration
Taxes
Ways and Means

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Anderson served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Anderson served on the following committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Anderson's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

Jobs and the Economy

  • Excerpt: "Minnesota cannot afford to give a cold shoulder to job providers and expect to grow. Representative Sarah Anderson supported bipartisan measures of investing in high-paying job development, hiring incentives, and helping small businesses."

Smaller and Smarter Government

  • Excerpt: "Within one year, Representative Sarah Anderson helped turn a $5.1 billion budget deficit into a $1.2 billion budget surplus. Government spending was growing by an unsustainable 22 percent. Sarah reformed how our government operates by set- ting priorities."

Putting Students First

  • Excerpt: "Minnesota's culture of high expectations has put us at the top in education and provided us with a well-educated workforce key to economic success"

Election history

2012

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Anderson won re-election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 44A. She was unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Audrey Britton (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 44A, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSarah Anderson Incumbent 51.3% 12,114
     Democratic Audrey Britton 48.7% 11,506
Total Votes 23,620

2010

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Anderson won re-election to the District 43A Seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. She defeated Audrey Britton (DFL) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 43A (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Audrey Britton (DFL) 7,424 42.11%
Green check mark transparent.png Sarah Anderson (R) 10.197 57,83%
Write-In 11 0.06%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Anderson won election to the District 43A Seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives, defeating Clint Faust. [6]

Anderson raised $39,440 for her campaign.[7]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 43A (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Sarah Anderson (R) 12,839 54.37%
Clint Faust (DFL) 10,756 45.55%
Write-In 18 0.08%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Anderson received $30,987 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[8]

Minnesota House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Sarah Anderson's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$6,551
Anderson, Sarah$3,000
Krause, Bill & Debra$832
Acec$500
Lindau, Philip & Sharon$500
Total Raised in 2010 $30,987

2008

Listed below are the six largest contributors to Sarah Anderson's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Public Fund $8,620
Blank $5,000
Olsen Vol CMTE $2,000
3rd CD $1,600
Robert & Joan Commins $1,000
Bruce & Diane Behm $1,000

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Preceded by
Steve Simon (DFL)
Minnesota House of Representatives District 44A
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Minnesota House of Representatives District 43A
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Peter Fischer (DFL)