Tom Hackbarth

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Tom Hackbarth
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Minnesota House of Representatives, District 31B
Incumbent
In office
1999 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 15
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$66/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 3, 1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Minnesota House of Representatives, District 48A
1995 - 1997
Education
OtherNorth Hennepin Community College
Personal
BirthdayDecember 28, 1951
Place of birthMinneapolis, Minnesota
ProfessionAutomotive Parts Salesman (retired)
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Tom Hackbarth (b. December 28, 1951) is a Republican member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 31B. He was first elected to the chamber in 1998.

Hackbarth served in the House previously, representing District 48A from 1995 to 1997.

Biography

Now retired, Hackbarth's professional experience includes working as an automotive parts salesman for Brookdale Ford.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy Policy
Environment and Natural Resources Policy
Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance
Ways and Means

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Election history

2012

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hackbarth won re-election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 31B. He was unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14 and defeated Louise Fay Woodberry (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 31B, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKurt Daudt Incumbent 60.5% 11,990
     Democratic Ryan Fiereck 39.5% 7,823
Total Votes 19,813

2010

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hackbarth won re-election to the District 48A Seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. She defeated Laurie Olmon (DFL) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 48A (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Laurie Olmon (DFL) 5,976 33.29%
Green check mark transparent.png Tom Hackbarth (R) 11,965 66.64%
Write-In 13 0.07%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Tom Hackbarth won election to the District 48A Seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives, defeating Sharon Lawrence. [5]

Tom Hackbarth raised $28,979 for his campaign.[6]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 48A (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Tom Hackbarth (R) 14,066 60.03%
Sharon Lawrence (DFL) 9,335 39.84%
Write-In 32 0.14%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hackbarth is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Hackbarth raised a total of $235,278 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 13, 2013.[7]

Tom Hackbarth's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Minnesota State House, District 31B Won $21,264
2010 Minnesota State House, District 48A Won $15,858
2008 Minnesota State House, District 48A Won $28,979
2006 Minnesota State House, District 48A Won $22,664
2004 Minnesota State House, District 48A Won $26,984
2002 Minnesota State House, District 48A Won $28,792
2000 Minnesota State House, District 50A Won $27,022
1998 Minnesota State House, District 50A Won $31,193
1996 Minnesota State House, District 50A Defeated $32,522
Grand Total Raised $235,278

2012

Hackbarth won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hackbarth raised a total of $21,264.
Minnesota House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tom Hackbarth's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$3,939
31st Senate District RPM New$1,000
Minnesota Corn State PAC (f/k/a Minnesota Corn)$500
Dorsey & Whitney$500
Minnesota Multi Housing Association$500
Total Raised in 2012$21,264
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Hackbarth won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Hackbarth raised a total of $15,858.

2008

Hackbarth won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Hackbarth raised a total of $28,979.

2006

Hackbarth won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Hackbarth raised a total of $22,664.

2004

Hackbarth won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Hackbarth raised a total of $26,984.

2002

Hackbarth won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Hackbarth raised a total of $28,792.

2000

Hackbarth won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Hackbarth raised a total of $27,022.

1998

Hackbarth won election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Hackbarth raised a total of $32,522.

1996

Hackbarth lost the election for the Minnesota House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Hackbarth raised a total of $32,522.

Scorecards

Taxpayers League of Minnesota

The Taxpayers League of Minnesota, a Minnesota-based taxpayer advocacy organization, releases a legislative scorecard for the Minnesota House of Representatives and Minnesota State Senate once a year. The scorecard gives each legislator a score based on how they voted in the prior legislative term on tax issues and “their efforts to balance the state budget without a tax increase.” The organization also compiles a legislator’s individual "Lifetime Score."[8]

2013

Hackbarth received a score of 100% in the 2013 scorecard, ranking 4th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members.[9]

2012

Hackbart received a score of 86% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 28th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members.[10]

2011

Hackbarth received a score of 85% in the 2011 scorecard, ranking 13th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members. [11]

Personal

Hackbarth is married with three children. He has been a firefighter with the Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Gregory Davids (R)
Minnesota House of Representatives District 31B
2013- present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Minnesota House of Representatives District 48A
1999–2013
Succeeded by
Yvonne Selcer (DFL)