Bill Ingebrigtsen

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Bill Ingebrigtsen
Member of the Minnesota Senate
from the 8th district
11th (2007–2013)
Assumed office
January 3, 2007
Preceded by Dallas Sams
Personal details
Born (1952-03-26) March 26, 1952 (age 65)
Karlstad, Minnesota, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Marilyn Ingebrigtsen
Children Jason
Linnea
Alma mater Alexandria Technical and
Community College
Religion United Methodism

Bill G. Ingebrigtsen (born March 26, 1952) is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, he represents District 8, which includes portions of Douglas and Otter Tail counties in the west central part of the state.[1]

Early life, education, and career[edit]

Ingebrigtsen was born in Karlstad, Minnesota in 1952. He graduated from Hallock High School, obtained an A.A. in law enforcement from Alexandria Technical College, and also attended the National Sheriffs Institute of Business Management.[1] He was a Douglas County deputy sheriff from 1972–1991. He ran for and was elected sheriff in 1990. He was re-elected in 1994, 1998, and 2002, serving in that position from 1991–2007.[1]

Minnesota Senate[edit]

Ingebrigtsen was first elected in 2006 and was re-elected in 2010 and 2012. He currently serves as the Assistant Minority Leader in the Republican Caucus. In 2008, he was appointed to the Minnesota Lessard Outdoor Heritage Council by then-Senate Majority Leader Larry Pogemiller.[1]

Electoral history[edit]

  • Minnesota Senate 8th district election, 2012[2]
    • Bill Ingebrigtsen (R), 22,693 votes (52.86%)
    • Dan Skogen (DFL), 20,197 votes (47.04%)
    • Write-in, 42 votes (0.10%)
  • Minnesota Senate 11th district election, 2010[3]
    • Bill Ingebrigtsen (R), 20,798 votes (64.98%)
    • Jim Thoreen (DFL), 11,171 votes (34.90%)
    • Write-in, 37 votes (0.12%)
  • Minnesota Senate 11th district election, 2006[4]
    • Bill Ingebrigtsen (R), 17,699 votes (51.30%)
    • Dallas Sams (DFL), 16,765 votes (48.59%)
    • Write-in, 38 votes (0.11%)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d http://www.leg.state.mn.us/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=15239
  2. ^ "Results for All State Senate Races, 2012". Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved February 21, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Results for All State Senate Races, 2010". Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved February 21, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Results for All State Senate Races, 2006". Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved February 21, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Minnesota Senate
Preceded by
Dallas Sams
Member of the Minnesota Senate
from the 8th district

2007–present
Incumbent