|Minnesota House of Representatives District 49B|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
|Political party||Democratic Farmer-Labor|
|Profession||School board director|
Newton earned his M.A. in International Relations from Boston University, and B.A. in Government from the University of Maryland.
From 1980 to 2000 Newton was owner and manager of the Blaine Dairy Store. She has also worked as a teaching assistant at the University of Minnesota, teacher at the University of Maryland, and served in the United States Army.
Newton was Acting Mayor of Coon Rapids from 1999-2000, and on the council from 1994-2000.
He is married and has 6 children.
Prior to leaving the house, Newton served on the following committees:
- Veterans Affairs Division (Vice Chair)
- K-12 Education Finance Division
- K-12 Education Policy and Oversight
- Transportation Finance and Policy Division
Gerald Newton raised $23,149 for his campaign.
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 49B (2008)|
|Gerald Newton (DFL)||11,019||56.58%|
|Jake Cimenski (R)||8,413||43.20%|
Listed below are the four largest contributors to Gerald Newton's 2008 campaign.
|Gerald F. Newton||$5,000|
|Mortensen for House||$3,650|
|49th Senate District Democrat-Farmer-Labor||$1,300|
- Minnesota House of Representatives - Rep. Gerald Newton
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2000, 1998
- Jerry Newton on LinkedIn
|Minnesota State House District 49B
| Succeeded by|
Branden Petersen (R)
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