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}}{{tnr}}{{Retired candidate submit info}}'''Tom DeGree''' was a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 39B|District 39B]] of the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]].  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Tom DeGree''' {{2014is}} a [[State legislative elections, 2014|2014]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 39B|District 39B]] of the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]].  
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
===Campaign themes===
 
===Campaign themes===
DeGree's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://tomdegree.com/ "tomdegree," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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====2014====
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DeGree's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://tomdegree.com/ "tomdegree," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
  
 
'''Supporting Small Businesses, Growing the Local Economy'''
 
'''Supporting Small Businesses, Growing the Local Economy'''
*Excerpt:"Our small businesses are the backbone of our economy. More than half of the new jobs created in Minnesota are created by small businesses. When our local businesses do well, our state does well."
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*Excerpt: "Our small businesses are the backbone of our economy. More than half of the new jobs created in Minnesota are created by small businesses. When our local businesses do well, our state does well."
 
'''Education'''
 
'''Education'''
*Excerpt:"Our children are literally the future of our community. Well-educated children become well-educated, highly-skilled adults with gainful employment, contributing back to the community that raised them. When our children thrive, our neighborhoods thrive and our state thrives."
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*Excerpt: "Our children are literally the future of our community. Well-educated children become well-educated, highly-skilled adults with gainful employment, contributing back to the community that raised them. When our children thrive, our neighborhoods thrive and our state thrives."
 
'''Reducing Property Taxes'''
 
'''Reducing Property Taxes'''
*Excerpt:"It is time for responsible government; a government which balances its own budget without shifting the burden to everyone else."
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*Excerpt: "It is time for responsible government; a government which balances its own budget without shifting the burden to everyone else."
 
'''Protecting our Freedoms'''
 
'''Protecting our Freedoms'''
*Excerpt:"All people have a right to live with dignity in this country. Government is supposed to protect our freedom, not attack it."
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*Excerpt: "All people have a right to live with dignity in this country. Government is supposed to protect our freedom, not attack it."
 
'''Representation that Works for YOU'''
 
'''Representation that Works for YOU'''
*Excerpt:"We need legislation that helps our community. We need legislation that creates jobs and strengthens our economy."
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*Excerpt: "We need legislation that helps our community. We need legislation that creates jobs and strengthens our economy."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/141040/tom-degree Votesmart]
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*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/141040/tom-degree Biography from Project Vote Smart]
  
 
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Revision as of 22:46, 12 August 2014

Tom DeGree
Tom DeGree.jpg
Candidate for
Minnesota House of Representatives District 39B
PartyDemocratic
Education
High schoolHill Murray High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Minnesota Duluth
Master'sSt. Thomas University
Personal
ProfessionOwner, Wilde Roast Café/4th Grade Teacher
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Tom DeGree was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 39B of the Minnesota House of Representatives.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

DeGree's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Supporting Small Businesses, Growing the Local Economy

  • Excerpt: "Our small businesses are the backbone of our economy. More than half of the new jobs created in Minnesota are created by small businesses. When our local businesses do well, our state does well."

Education

  • Excerpt: "Our children are literally the future of our community. Well-educated children become well-educated, highly-skilled adults with gainful employment, contributing back to the community that raised them. When our children thrive, our neighborhoods thrive and our state thrives."

Reducing Property Taxes

  • Excerpt: "It is time for responsible government; a government which balances its own budget without shifting the burden to everyone else."

Protecting our Freedoms

  • Excerpt: "All people have a right to live with dignity in this country. Government is supposed to protect our freedom, not attack it."

Representation that Works for YOU

  • Excerpt: "We need legislation that helps our community. We need legislation that creates jobs and strengthens our economy."

Elections

2014

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Minnesota House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 12, 2014, and a general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 3, 2014. Tom Degree was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Kathy Lohmer was unopposed in the Republican primary. Lohmer defeated Degree in the general election.[2][3][4]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 39B General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKathy Lohmer Incumbent 54.6% 9,531
     Democratic Tom Degree 45.4% 7,926
     Write-in Write-in 0.1% 13
Total Votes 17,470

2012

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

DeGree ran in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 39B. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and was defeated by incumbent Kathy Lohmer (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 39B, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKathy Lohmer Incumbent 53.1% 12,100
     Democratic Tom DeGree 46.9% 10,707
Total Votes 22,807

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