|Minnesota State Senate District 22|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
|Political party||Democratic Farmer-Labor|
On February 22, 2010, Vickerman announced he would not be seeking re-election in the fall. In a press release he stated, "I’m stepping aside with the satisfaction that when it’s done right, our government can and does serve people."
Vickerman graduated from Tracy High School in 1949 and is a Farmer.
Prior to leaving the senate, Vickerman was a member of these committees:
- Agriculture and Veterans (Chair)
- Agriculture and Veterans Budget and Policy Division (Chair)
- Environment and Natural Resources
- Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Budget Division
- State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Vickerman chose not to run in the 2010 election.
|Minnesota State Senate, District 22 (2006)|
|Jim Vickerman (DFL)||17,683||57.98%|
|Bill Weber (R)||12,789||41.94%|
In 2006, Vickerman collected $40,253 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2006 were:
|Nobles County DFL||$1,150|
|Senate District 22 DFL||$885|
|Cottonwood County DFL||$835|
|Jackson County DFL||$735|
Vickerman represented Minnesota Senate District 22. District 22 includes Cottonwood, Jackson, Murray, Pipestone, and Rock Counties near the Minnesota-South Dakota Border.
Jim is married to Wava Vickerman. The have five children and reside in Tracy, Minnesota.
- Jim Vickerman's official Minnesota State Senate website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1996
- Minnesota Public Radio votetracker profile
- Daily Globe, "Vickerman to retire," February 23, 2010
- "Minnesota Senate" List of Standing Committees
- Minnesota Secretary of State, "Official Results General Election - Nov. 7, 2006," accessed May 15, 2014
- 2006 contributions to Jim Vickerman
- "Minnesota Secretary of State" Map of Senate District 22 (dead link)
|Minnesota State Senate District 22
| Succeeded by|
Doug Magnus (R)