Category: Press Releases

Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation Endorsement

Today, the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation Political Action Committee announced candidate endorsements in federal political races.  It is an honor to have the support of nearly 30,000 member families to represent their interest in the future of farmers, their families, and the food they grow and raise in Minnesota.

From the MNFB Release:

Endorsement decisions are based upon candidate interviews and support for Farm Bureau policy. The PAC Committee is comprised of county Farm Bureau members from across the state.

National Right to Life Committee Endorses Emmer

Otsego, MN – Today, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) announced that he has been endorsed by the National Right To Life Committee (NRLC).

“I am grateful to receive the official endorsement from the National Right to Life Committee,” said Congressman Emmer. “As a father of seven, I am a proud supporter of life. I will continue to support legislation that protects life and to be a voice for the voiceless for as long as I serve in Congress.”

Founded in 1968, National Right to Life is the nation’s oldest and largest grassroots pro-life organization. Recognized as the flagship of the pro-life movement, NRLC works through legislation and education to protect innocent human life from abortion, infanticide, assisted suicide and euthanasia.

“We strongly commend Congressman Emmer for his perfect 100 percent pro-life voting record in the 115th Congress,” stated Karen Cross, political director for the Committee.  “Voters who are concerned with the right to life and with the protection of the most vulnerable members of the human family should vote to return him to Congress.”

In addition to the NRLC endorsement, Emmer has also been endorsed by the Sixth District Republican Party of Minnesota, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association, and the National Federation of Independent Business.

 

NFIB Endorses Tom Emmer

National Federation of Independent Business Endorses Tom Emmer

Emmer has strong record in support of small business

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has endorsed Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) for backing Main Street businesses in Congress.

“Small business owners drive our communities and our economy,” said Emmer. “Business confidence is at an all-time high, but challenges, like a tight labor market, remain.  I am pleased to receive the NFIB’s endorsement as I intend to keep working on legislation to get the government out of the way of the ingenuity and risk taking of entrepreneurs.”

Congressman Emmer earned the endorsement based on his voting record in the 115th Congress on the issues important to small businesses, namely health care, regulation and taxes.  This is the third endorsement for Emmer by the NFIB.

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MPPOA Endorses Tom Emmer for Congress

Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association (MPPOA), the oldest and largest police organization in the state, has endorsed Tom Emmer for the U.S. House of Representatives as he seeks his third term to represent Minnesota’s Sixth Congressional District.  The Association also endorsed Emmer for Congress in 2016.

“I am honored to have the backing of Minnesota’s rank and file police officers,” said Emmer. “I will continue working in Congress in support of legislation to enhance protections for our law enforcement community and make sure they have the tools and training they need to keep us safe.”

In addition to the MPPOA endorsement, Emmer has also been endorsed by the Sixth District Republican Party of Minnesota and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Congressman Emmer is currently serving his second term and is on the Financial Services Committee. Emmer is also a Member of the Republican Deputy Whip Team and the House Republican Steering Committee.  In January 2017, he was appointed a Deputy Chair for the NRCC.  Learn more at EmmerforCongress.com.

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Emmer Files for Reelection

Emmer Files for Reelection

Today Tom Emmer filed for reelection with the Minnesota Secretary of State to run as the Republican-endorsed candidate for Minnesota’s Sixth Congressional District. Emmer is seeking his third term in the U.S. Congress.

“It has been an honor to serve and represent the people of Minnesota’s Sixth Congressional District,” said Emmer, who was unanimously endorsed by Sixth District Republicans at their April convention.

“Together we have accomplished so much, from the largest tax cuts in over three decades to the most significant regulatory relief in nearly a generation. But there is more work to be done to keep this economy moving forward and ensure every citizen of this nation has the opportunity to achieve their American Dream. I am ready to continue representing central Minnesotans and bringing Midwest values to Washington,” Emmer concluded.

Emmer won the 2014 congressional election with over half (56.3%) of the vote. He then went on to win 2016’s election with nearly two-thirds (65.6%) of the vote.