|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 7A|
|1993 - present|
|January 6, 2015|
|Years in position||21|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 3, 1992|
|Bachelor's||University of Minnesota|
|Ph.D.||Iowa State University|
|Service/branch||U.S. Army and Reserves|
|Years of service||1956-1960|
|Birthday||February 10, 1938|
|Place of birth||St. Paul, Minnesota|
|Profession||Administrator, School of Medicine, University of Minnesota|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Committee assignments
- 3 Elections
- 4 Campaign donors
- 5 Scorecards
- 6 Personal
- 7 Recent news
- 8 External links
- 9 References
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.
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.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Huntley served on the following committees:
|Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Health and Human Services Finance, Chair|
|• Health and Human Services Policy|
|• Ways and Means|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Huntley served on the following committees:
|Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Health and Human Services Finance|
|• Health and Human Services Reform|
|• Ways and Means|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Huntley served on the following committees:
|Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight|
|• Ways and Means|
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.
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 7A, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Thomas Huntley Incumbent||71.3%||15,622|
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 7A Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Thomas Huntley Incumbent||81.5%||3,337|
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 7A (2010)|
|Thomas Huntley (DFL)||10,080||64.66%|
|Carinda Horton (R)||5,469||35.08%|
Huntley raised $32,275 for his campaign.
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 7A (2008)|
|Thomas Huntley (DFL)||15,029||66.18%|
|Ryan Stauber (R)||7,595||33.44%|
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.
|Thomas Huntley's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Minnesota House, District 7A||$19,824|
|2010||Minnesota House, District 7A||$25,290|
|2008||Minnesota House, District 7A||$32,275|
|2006||Minnesota House, District 7A||$23,716|
|2004||Minnesota House, District 7A||$26,753|
|2002||Minnesota House, District 7A||$26,820|
|2000||Minnesota House, District 6B||$22,282|
|1998||Minnesota House, District 6B||$28,340|
|1996||Minnesota House, District 6B||$27,033|
|Grand Total Raised||$232,333|
2012Huntley won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Huntley raised a total of $19,824.
|Minnesota House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Thomas Huntley's campaign in 2012|
|Minnesota Oncology Hematology||$600|
|Senate 7th Dist - Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party||$500|
|Minnesota Medical Association||$500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$19,824|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, Huntley received $25,290 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.
|Minnesota House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Thomas Huntley's campaign in 2010|
|Huntley, Thomas E||$1,000|
|7Th Sen Dist DFL||$1,000|
|Minnesota Hospital Association||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$25,290|
Listed below are the two largest contributors to Thomas Huntley's 2008 campaign.
|7th Senate District Democrat-Farmer-Labor||$1,700|
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In 2014, the Legislature was in session from February 25 through May 19.
- Liberty Minnesota: 2014
- Legislators are scored on bills of interest to an organization advocating "limited government, free enterprise, and individual liberty."
- NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota: 2014 Legislative Scorecard
- Legislators are scored on pro-choice issues.
In 2013, the Legislature was in session from January 8 to May 20.
- Americans for Prosperity Minnesota: 2013 Scorecard
- Legislators are scored "on key votes on issues concerning economic freedom, which includes taxes, budgets and spending, health care and more."
- Minnesota Family Council: 2013 Scorecard
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- Minnesota Majority: 2013 Scorecard
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- Taxpayers League of Minnesota: 2013 Scorecard
- Legislators are scored on votes of interest to an economically conservative organization.
- NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota: 2013 Legislative Scorecard
- Legislators are scored on votes regarding reproductive issues.
Taxpayers League of Minnesota
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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.
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- Office website
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2008, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996
- Project Vote Smart, "Thomas Huntley's Biography," accessed December 18, 2014
- Minnesota Secretary of State, "Minnesota State Canvassing Report - State Primary - Tuesday, August 14, 2012," accessed April 23, 2014
- Minnesota Secretary of State, "Report of Votes Cast - Minnesota State Primary - Tuesday, August 10, 2010," accessed November 29, 2014
- Minnesota Secretary of State, "State of Minnesota Canvassing Report," accessed November 29, 2014
- Minnesota Secretary of State, "All Races by Legislative District," accessed April 23, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Huntley, Thomas," accessed November 29, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Huntley, Thomas," accessed December 12, 2013
- Follow the Money, "Huntley, Thomas," accessed November 30, 2014
- Liberty Minnesota, "About Us," accessed July 25, 2014
- Americans for Prosperity, "2013 Legislative Scorecard," accessed July 26, 2014
- Minnesota Family Council, "2013 Minnesota Family Council Legislative Scorecard," accessed July 26, 2014
- Minnesota Majority, "Scorecards," accessed July 26, 2014
- Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecards," accessed May 15, 2014
- Taypayers League of Minnesota, "Legislative Scorecard, 2013," 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
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