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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.

These files are available in the Legislative Reference Library.

The Minnesota Legislative Reference Library has collected newspaper articles on legislators since 1973. They are available in the Library.