|Minnesota State Senate District 38|
|2011 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Master's||University of Saint Thomas|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||2001-2009|
|Service branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1990-1991|
|Date of birth||March 15, 1966|
|Place of birth||Eagan, MN|
Ted is a Certified Public Accountant. He has also served in the military. Ted volunteered for an overseas assignment in Korea, followed by a deployment with his artillery unit to serve in Operation DESERT SHILED/DESERT STORM in 1990-1991. When not deployed, Ted worked at Fort Snelling as the Chief of Joint Operations. After his time in the military, Ted assumed the position as General Manager for a small privately-held manufacturing company.
Ted graduated in from West Point 1988 with a double major in Russian and German, and a minor in Engineering. Ted received his MBA in 1996 with an emphasis in accounting from the University of St Thomas.
Daley's website highlights the following campaign themes:
Jobs and The Economy
- Excerpt:"Senator Ted Daley and legislative leadership passed new laws that cut government red tape, streamline the bureaucratic process and get Minnesotans back to work faster."
Government Budgeting and Reforms
- Excerpt:"Using budgeting discipline, cutting fat and fraud and making tough choices, Senator Ted Daley and fellow conservatives reduced state spending increases and balanced the budget and to the point in May 2012 we have a surplus of over$1.3 billion."
- Excerpt:"Minnesota has one of the finest health care systems in the country. With a focus on maintaining the quality and at the same time continuing to seek out efficiencies in our health care system."
- Excerpt:"Senator Ted Daley used his position on the Senate Education Committee to lead many reforms in education."
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Daley served on these committees:
- See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2012
|Minnesota State Senate, District 51, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Ted Daley Incumbent||46.8%||21,096|
- See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2010
Daley ran in the 2010 election for Minnesota State Senate District 38. Daley had no opponent in the primary election on August 10, 2010, and defeated incumbent Jim Carlson (DFL) in the general election on November 2, 2010.
|Minnesota State Senate, District 38 (2010)|
|Ted Daley (R)||15801||51.74%|
|Jim Carlson (DFL)||14718||48.19%|
In 2010, Daley raised $46,006 in contributions.
His four largest contributors were:
|38th Senate District RPM||$2,000|
|Daley, Theodore (Ted) J||$1,900|
|Balcom David P House Dist 51B Cmte||$1,000|
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."
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Daley and his spouse Dawn have four children.
- Campaign site
- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- Facebook profile
- "daleyforsenate," Official Campaign Website
- Minnesota Secretary of State, "2012 State General Election Candidate Filings," accessed June 22, 2012
- Minnesota Secretary of State, "Minnesota State Canvassing Report - State Primary - Tuesday, August 14, 2012," accessed April 23, 2014
- Minnesota Secretary of State, "General Primary" accessed September 26, 2013
- Minnesota Secretary of State, "General Election" accessed September 26, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecards," accessed May 15, 2014
- Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecard, 2012," accessed May 15, 2014
- Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecard, 2011," accessed May 15, 2014
Jim Carlson (DFL)
|Minnesota State Senate District 38
| Succeeded by|
Roger Chamberlain (R)