Dick Day

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Dick Day was a Republican member of the Minnesota State Senate, representing the 26th District from 1990 to 2009. Day was re-elected in November of 2006 with his term expiring in 2010.

In December 2009 he announced he would be resigning his seat in order to become a full-time lobbyist for the gambling industry.[1] He has long worked for slots at the state's racetracks.

Day was former Majority Leader of the Minnesota Senate from 1997 to 2006. Before becoming a Senator, Day was a member of the Steele County Board of Commissioners from 1980 to 1988 and was a Councilman for the City of Owatonna from 1976 to 1980.

Day graduated with his Bachelor's degree from Winona State. Day is a former Real Estate Agent.

Committee assignments

Day was a member of these committees:

District 26

Day represented Minnesota Senate District 26. District 26 includes the Owatonna region[3].


Dick is married to Janet Day. They have four children and reside in Owatonna, Minnesota.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Minnesota Senate District 26
Succeeded by
Mike Parry