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Jim AbelerREPRepublican State Senator, District 35
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MNResidence (state)

James J. Abeler II (AYB-lər; born May 18, 1954) is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, he represents District 35 in the northern Twin Cities metropolitan area. He formerly represented District 35A in the Minnesota House of Representatives.

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Campaign Funding

20
18
$162,766
Total Raised
$147,513
Total Spent
$4,836
Cash on Hand
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education5 - 5 of 3
Northwestern College of Chiropractic
DCM
1975 - 1979
Hamline University
Attended Biology/Chemistry
1972 - 1974
University of Minnesota
Attended
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Senator
Minnesota State Senate
2016 - Current
Representative
Minnesota State House of Representatives
1998 - 2014
Consultant
Legislative Consultant
2015 - Current
Chiropractor
Abeler Chiropractic Clinic
1979 - Current
Property Manager
JA Properties
1978 - Current
Other Experience1 - 15 of 15
Trustee
Parker College, Texas
1992 - 2001
Founder
PACT Charter School
1994
Member
Secondary Technical Educational Program (STEP)
Chair
Health and Human Services Finance Committee
Former Member
Higher Education Finance and Policy, Minnesota State Senate
Former Member
Aging and Long-Term Care Policy Committee, Minnesota State Senate
Former Member
Family Care and Aging Committee, Minnesota State Senate
Former Member
State and Local Government Committee, Minnesota State Senate
Former Member
Division on Higher Education and Workforce Development Budget, Minnesota State Senate
Former Member
Environment and Natural Resources Finance Committee
Member
Education Policy Committee
Member
Higher Education Finance Committee
Member
K12 Education Finance Committee
Member
Ways and Means Committee
Ranking Member
Health and Human Services Policy Committee