Thomas Huntley

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Thomas Huntley
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Minnesota House of Representatives, District 7A
Incumbent
In office
1993 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 21
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$66/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 3, 1992
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Minnesota
Ph.D.Iowa State University
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Army and Reserves
Years of service1956-1960
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 10, 1938
Place of birthSt. Paul, Minnesota
ProfessionAdministrator, School of Medicine, University of Minnesota
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Thomas Huntley (b. February 10, 1938) is a Democratic-Farmer-Labor member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 7A. He was first elected to the chamber in 1992.

Huntley served as a Commissioner on the Seaway Port Authority of Duluth from 1988 to 1993, and on the Duluth City Council from 1982 to 1986.

Biography

Huntley's professional experience includes working as Director of Institutional Relations for the School of Medicine and Associate Professor of Biochemistry/Molecular Biology at the University of Minnesota - Duluth.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Elections
Health and Human Services Finance, Chair
Health and Human Services Policy
Ways and Means

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Huntley won re-election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 7A. He defeated Brandon Clokey in the Democratic primary on August 7 and defeated Therese Bower (R) in the general election on November 6.[2]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 7A, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Huntley Incumbent 71.3% 15,622
     Republican Therese Bower 28.7% 6,302
Total Votes 21,924
Minnesota House of Representatives, District 7A Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Huntley Incumbent 81.5% 3,337
Brandon Clokey 18.5% 757
Total Votes 4,094

2010

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Huntley won re-election to the District 7A seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Carinda Horton (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 7A (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Huntley (DFL) 10,080 64.66%
Carinda Horton (R) 5,469 35.08%
Write-In 41 0.26%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Huntley won election to the District 7A Seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives, defeating Ryan Stauber. [4]

Huntley raised $32,275 for his campaign.[5]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 7A (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Huntley (DFL) 15,029 66.18%
Ryan Stauber (R) 7,595 33.44%
Write-In 86 0.38%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Huntley is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Huntley raised a total of $232,333 during that time period. This information was last updated on December 12, 2013.[6]

Thomas Huntley's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Minnesota House, District 7A Won $19,824
2010 Minnesota House, District 7A Won $25,290
2008 Minnesota House, District 7A Won $32,275
2006 Minnesota House, District 7A Won $23,716
2004 Minnesota House, District 7A Won $26,753
2002 Minnesota House, District 7A Won $26,820
2000 Minnesota House, District 6B Won $22,282
1998 Minnesota House, District 6B Won $28,340
1996 Minnesota House, District 6B Won $27,033
Grand Total Raised $232,333

2012

Huntley won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Huntley raised a total of $19,824.

2010

In 2010, Huntley received $25,290 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[7]


2008

Listed below are the two largest contributors to Thomas Huntley's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Public Fund $6,938
7th Senate District Democrat-Farmer-Labor $1,700

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."[8]

2013

Huntley received a score of 0% in the 2013 scorecard, ranking 111th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members. [9]

2012

Huntley received a score of 0% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 125th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members. [10]

2011

Huntley received a score of 0% in the 2011 scorecard, ranking 125th out of all 134 Minnesota House of Representatives members. [11]

Personal

Huntley has been a member of the Governor's Joint Health Care Task Force, Minnesota Delegation of the Great Lakes Commission, Legislative Commission on Health Care Access, Task Force on Small Business Health Insurance, and Minnesota Terrorism Preparedness Advisory Committee.[1]

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Minnesota State House District 7A
1993–present
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