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Zach Dorholt
Zachary Dorholt.jpg
Minnesota House of Representatives, District 14B
In office
January 8, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 2
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
Zach Dorholt is a Democratic member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 14B. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Operations
Higher Education Finance and Policy, Vice-chair
Transportation Policy


Campaign themes


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


  • Excerpt: "I will fully support our institutions of higher education, one of the best investments Minnesota has ever made"

E-12 Education

  • Excerpt: "Investing in education is the financially smart choice. We invest now or we pay more in the future. It is time to stop borrowing from our children’s future with cheap budget gimmicks that wreak havoc on our school districts and leave them at the mercy of levies."

Higher Education

  • Excerpt: "An affordable education needs to be accessible to every student who chooses to pursue higher learning. Rising college tuition forces students to choose: food and rent, or books and tuition."

Jobs, Community Development, Economy

  • Excerpt: "Making Minnesota work will take a team effort. Small businesses in our communities often struggle with regulations, and have difficulty providing quality health insurance to their employees."


  • Excerpt: "I will work toward a budget that develops our long-term needs and does not take out a loan on our children’s future."

Election history


See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Dorholt won election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 14B. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and defeated incumbent King Banaian (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 14B, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngZach Dorholt 56.4% 10,017
     Republican King Banaian Incumbent 43.6% 7,749
Total Votes 17,766

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Dorholt is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Dorholt raised a total of $34,111 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 10, 2013.[4]

Zach Dorholt's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Minnesota State House, District 14B Won $28,830
2010 Minnesota State House, District 15B Defeated $5,281
Grand Total Raised $34,111


Dorholt won election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Dorholt raised a total of $28,830.


Dorholt lost the election for the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Dorholt raised a total of $5,281.

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Preceded by
Larry Hosch (DFL)
Minnesota State House District 14B
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