|Minnesota State Senate District 13|
|2007 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Associate's||Wilmar Technical College|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1975-1979|
|Birthday||July 31, 1957|
|Place of birth||Richmond, MN|
|Profession||Owner, Gimse Brothers Inc.|
Gimse graduated with his Associate's in Applied Sciences from Willimar Tech in 1987. Gimse is a small business owner in addition to being a Senator.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gimse served on these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Gimse served on these committees:
- Agriculture and Veterans
- Agriculture and Veterans Budget and Policy Division
- Business, Industry and Jobs
- State and Local Government Operations and Oversight
- Transportation Budget and Policy Division.
- See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2012
|Minnesota State Senate, District 17, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Lyle Koenen Incumbent||55.5%||21,621|
- See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2010
|Minnesota State Senate, District 13 (2010)|
|Joe Gimse (R)||16485||54.89%|
|Larry Rice (DFL)||13514||45.00%|
|Minnesota State Senate, District 13 (2006)|
|Joe Gimse (R)||16,222||50.79%|
|Dean Elton Johnson (DFL)||15,669||49.06%|
In 2010, Gimse received $37,574 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Minnesota State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Joe Gimse's campaign in 2010|
|Kandiyohi County Republicans||$3,100|
|Total Raised in 2010||$37,574|
In 2006, Gimse collected $46,013 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2006 were:
|Polk County Republicans||$2,500|
|Kandiyohi County Republicans||$1,500|
Taxpayers League of Minnesota
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Gimse represents Minnesota Senate District 13. District 13 includes the Willimar Region.
Joe is married to Lanae Gimse. The have four children and reside in Willimar, Minnesota.
- Joe Gimse's official campaign website
- Joe Gimse's official Minnesota State Senate website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2002, 1998
- Minnesota Public Radio votetracker profile
- Joe Gimse on Facebook
- "Minnesota Senate" List of Standing Committees
- Minnesota Secretary of State, "State of Minnesota Canvassing Report," accessed May 25, 2014
- Minnesota Secretary of State, "Minnesota State Canvassing Report - State Primary - Tuesday, August 14, 2012," accessed April 23, 2014
- Minnesota Secretary of State, "Official Results General Election - Nov. 7, 2006," accessed May 15, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- 2006 contributions to Joe Gimse
- 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
- "Minnesota Secretary of State" Map of Senate District 10
|Minnesota State Senate District 13
| Succeeded by|
Michelle Fischbach (R)