Pam Wolf

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Pam Wolf
Pam Wolf.jpg
Minnesota State Senate District 51
Former Member
In office
2011 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sBethel College
Date of birthNovember 26, 1963
Office website
Campaign website
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Pam Wolf (November 26, 1963) is a former Republican member of the Minnesota State Senate, representing District 51 from 2011 to 2013.

Wolf is a teacher at Pines School. Pam is also a Golf Instructor and an author. Wolf is a 1986 graduate of Bethel College.


Campaign themes

Wolf's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]


  • Excerpt:"I will continue to work to improve the economic climate in our state so that Minnesota will again be a leader in innovation and growth."


  • Excerpt:" I will work to focus our efforts on continuing to offer the best education possible to our students. I will continue to encourage students to take advantage of all of the educational opportunities the taxpayers of Minnesota provide."


  • Excerpt:"I will work to continue to develop health care policies that work for Minnesota. I will resist policies from Washington that threaten to destroy our Minnesota solutions and replace them with a "one size fits all" federal policy."

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Wolf served on these committees:



See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2012

Wolf ran in District 37 in 2012 due to redistricting. She was unopposed in the August 14 Republican primary and was defeated by Alice M. Johnson (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Minnesota State Senate, District 37, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlice Johnson 53.3% 22,814
     Republican Pam Wolf Incumbent 46.7% 19,962
Total Votes 42,776


See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2010

Wolf ran in the 2010 election for Minnesota State Senate District 51. Wolf had no opponents in the primary election on August 10, 2010, and was Don Betzold (DFL) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4][5]

Minnesota State Senate, District 51 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Pam Wolf (R) 17002 52.56%
Don Betzold (DFL) 15301 47.31%
Write-In 42 0.13%

Campaign donors


In 2010, Wolf raised $25,669 in contributions.[6]

Her two largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $11,854
House Dist 51B Cmte C/O David P Balcom $1,581


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."[7]


Wolf received a score of 71% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 21st out of all 67 Minnesota State Senate members.[8]


Wolf received a score of 77% in the 2011 scorecard, ranking 12th out of all 67 Minnesota State Senate members.[9]

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Wolf and her husband have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Don Betzold (DFL)
Minnesota State Senate District 51
Succeeded by
Jim Carlson (DFL)