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Kathy Sheran

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Kathy Sheran
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Minnesota State Senate, District 19
Incumbent
In office
2007 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2017
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$96/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 7, 2006
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sCollege of Saint Teresa
Master'sMankato State University
Personal
BirthdayMay 18, 1947
Place of birthMankato, Minnesota
ProfessionEquity Partner, Security Management & Realty
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Kathy Sheran (b. May 18, 1947) is a Democratic member of the Minnesota State Senate, representing District 19. She was first elected to the chamber in 2006. Sheran previously served as a Majority Whip.

Biography

Sheran earned her bachelor's degree in Nursing from the College of St. Teresa and her master's degree from Minnesota State University. Her professional experience includes working as a Registered Nurse and a part-time professor at Minnesota State University.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sheran served on the following committees:

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Health, Human Services and Housing, Chair
Higher Education and Workforce Development
Judiciary

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sheran served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sheran served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2012

Sheran won election in the 19th District in 2012 after redistricting. She had no opposition in the August 14 primary, and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

2010

See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2010

Sheran won re-election to the 23rd District seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. Peter Trocke ran for the seat on the Republican ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Minnesota State Senate, District 23 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Kathy Sheran (DFL) 17633 59.51%
Peter Trocke (R) 11951 40.33%
Write-In 47 0.16%

2006

See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2006

On November 7, 2006, Sheran won election to the 23rd District Seat in the Minnesota State Senate, defeating Mark Piepho (R).[3]

Minnesota State Senate, District 23 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Kathy Sheran (DFL) 19,040 57.38%
Mark Piepho (R) 14,073 42.41%
Write-In 67 0.20%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Sheran is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Sheran raised a total of $197,920 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 27, 2013.[4]

Kathy Sheran's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Minnesota State Senate, District 19 Won $24,005
2010 Minnesota State Senate, District 23 Won $64,885
2008 Minnesota State Senate, District 23 Not up for election $22,595
2006 Minnesota State Senate, District 23 Won $86,435
Grand Total Raised $197,920

2012

Sheran won re-election to the Minnesota State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Sheran raised a total of $24,005.

2010

Sheran won re-election to the Minnesota State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Sheran raised a total of $64,885.

2008

Sheran was not up for election to the Minnesota State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Sheran raised a total of $22,595.

2006

Sheran won election to the Minnesota State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Sheran raised a total of $86,435.

Scorecards

Taxpayers League of Minnesota

The Taxpayers League of Minnesota, a Minnesota-based taxpayer advocacy organization, releases a legislative scorecard for the Minnesota House of Representatives and Minnesota State Senate once a year. The scorecard gives each legislator a score based on how they voted in the prior legislative term on tax issues and “their efforts to balance the state budget without a tax increase.” The organization also compiles a legislator’s individual "Lifetime Score."[5]

2013

Sheran received a score of 8% in the 2013 scorecard, ranking 31st out of all 67 Minnesota State Senate members.[6]

2012

Sheran received a score of 0% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 57th out of all 67 Minnesota State Senate members.[7]

2011

Sheran received a score of 8% in the 2011 scorecard, ranking 54th out of all 67 Minnesota State Senate members.[8]

Personal

Sheran and her husband, Dean Doyscher, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Amy Koch (R)
Minnesota State Senate District 19
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Minnesota State Senate District 23
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Julie Rosen (R)