William Kretschmar

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William Kretschmar
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North Dakota House of Representatives District 28
Incumbent
In office
2000 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2016
Years in position 14
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Speaker, North Dakota State House
1988-1990
Compensation
Base salary$152/day
Per diemUp to $1,351/month for lodging
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sCollege of Saint Thomas, 1954
J.D.University of Minnesota, 1961
Personal
BirthdayAugust 21, 1933
Place of birthSaint Paul, MN
ProfessionPartner, Kretschmar & Kretschmar Law Firm
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
William Kretschmar (b. August 21, 1933) is a Republican member of the North Dakota House of Representatives. He represented the 28th District from 1973-1998 and currently since 2000.

Kretschmar is a partner at Kretschmar & Kretschmar Law Firm. He earned his BS from College of Saint Thomas and JD from University of Minnesota.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

North Dakota Committee Assignments, 2013
Judiciary
Political Subdivisions

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Kretschmar served on the following committee:

Elections

2012

See also: North Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kretschmar won re-election in the 2012 election for North Dakota House District 28. Kretschmar and fellow incumbent Michael Don Brandenburg defeated Jeffery J. Magrum and Barton Schott in the Republican primary on June 12.[2] According to unofficial election night results, Kretschmar led Magrum by 13 votes. This slim lead triggered an automatic recount. Official results showed Kretschmar with a nine vote lead over Magrum.[3][4]They defeated Joan Hoffman and Austin Wald in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.

North Dakota House of Representatives, District 28 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Don Brandenburg Incumbent 33.1% 4,448
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Kretschmar Incumbent 29.9% 4,014
     Democratic Austin Wald 19.1% 2,568
     Democratic Joan Hoffman 17.9% 2,403
Total Votes 13,433
North Dakota House of Representatives District 28 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Don Brandenburg Incumbent 33.4% 2,051
Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Kretschmar Incumbent 23.9% 1,468
Jeffery J. Magrum 23.8% 1,459
Barton Schott 18.9% 1,162
Total Votes 6,140

2008

On November 4, 2008, Kretschmar won election by finishing 2nd out of 4 candidates for District 28 of the North Dakota House of Representatives.[5]

North Dakota House of Representatives, District 28
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png William Kretschmar (R) 3,111
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Don Brandenburg (R) 3,548
Kristen Vetter (D-NPL) 3,023
Isadore Gross (D-NPL) 2,598

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2008

In 2008, Kretschmar collected $2,900 in donations.[6]

These were the contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
FPL ENERGY $1,000
NORTH DAKOTA LIGNITE COUNCIL $500
NORTH DAKOTA ASSOCIATION OF RURAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES $400
NORTH DAKOTA ASSOCIATION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVES $400
MONSANTO $300
MARATHON OIL $300

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Political offices
Preceded by
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North Dakota House Of Representatives District 28
2000–present
Succeeded by
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