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Vogel, Bruce

House 2011-2012 (District 13B)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Kandiyohi


Date of Birth: 12/24/1958
Birth Place: Minnesota
Birth County: Murray
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion: Assemblies of God
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Willmar
Occupation (when first elected): Business, Real Estate Agent/Former Youth Minister/Former Independent Contractor


Tracy High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1977
Alexandria Vocational-Technical Institute; Vocational-Technical School;
Bethel College, St. Paul; Attended College;



Spouse: Jeanne (married around 1982)
Children: Four children: Stephanie, Annie, Bobby and Stephen
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:


He was raised on a family farm near Currie, Minnesota.

He was a varsity high school baseball coach for 8 years and a soccer coach for 4 years at Central Minnesota Christian School of Prinsburg.

He was a member of the Willmar Assembly of God Church.

Religion provided by his 2010 campaign website.

Total Days Served: 735


87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 13B
Elected: 11/2/2010
Residence: Willmar
Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
Counties Represented: Kandiyohi
Occupation: Business, Real Estate Agent/Former Youth Minister/Former Independent Contractor
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2012 1st Sp.S. - Author
  • Agriculture and Rural Development Policy and Finance Minutes
  • Higher Education Policy and Finance Minutes
  • Judiciary Policy and Finance Minutes
  • Transportation Policy and Finance Minutes
Session Interviews
Session Interview (Video) 2011 House Interview

Articles & Books About
Busse, Nick. "A Reformer in the House." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, January 14, 2011, p. 15.

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