|Minnesota State Senate District 46|
|2007 - present|
|January 3, 2017|
|Years in position||6|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 7, 2006|
|Next election||November 8, 2016|
|Minnesota House of Representatives|
|2003 to 2007|
|Bachelor's||University of Wisconsin|
|J.D.||Harvard Law School|
|Birthday||August 9, 1963|
|Place of birth||Minneapolis, MN|
Latz graduated from Wisconsin in 1985 with his Bachelor's degree in Political Science and later graduated from Harvard Law in 1988.
Latz's website highlights the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt:"Supporting our schools from Early Childhood and K-12 to our Higher Education Institutions"
- Excerpt:"Investing in our transportation system and job growth locally and statewide"
- Excerpt:"Protecting our vulnerable adults by increasing penalties against those who do them harm"
- Excerpt:"Leading the charge to defend stem-cell research in Minnesota"
- Excerpt:"Speaking against the Constitutional Amendment defining marriage between a man and a woman and for GLBT equal rights"
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Latz served on the following committees:
|Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Judiciary, Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Latz served on these committees:
|Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Higher Education|
|• Judiciary and Public Safety|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Latz served on these committees:
|Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Business, Industry and Jobs|
|• Higher Education|
- See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2012
|Minnesota State Senate, District 46, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Ron Latz Incumbent||66%||29,755|
- See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2010
|Minnesota State Senate, District 44 (2010)|
|Ron Latz (DFL)||20253||65.10%|
|Paul Scofield (R)||10816||34.77%|
|Minnesota State Senate, District 44 (2006)|
|Ron Latz (DFL)||22,632||68.08%|
|Dave Carlson (R)||10,495||31.57%|
|Darrell Brown (Write-In)||29||0.09%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Latz received $46,214 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Minnesota State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Ron Latz's campaign in 2010|
|44th Senate District Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party||$500|
|Minnesota State MNPL||$500|
|Service Employees Minnesota State Council||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$46,214|
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- Minnesota Senate Passes Gay Marriage, Governor To Sign - Huffington Post
- Scaled-back gun bill moves ahead in Minn. Senate - Minnesota Public Radio
- Minn. OKs gay marriage; governor to sign - KXAN.com
- Legislature Approves Minnesota Child Victims Act - Patch.com
- Minnesota Senate Passes Weak Gun Bill Compared to Other States - KAALtv.com
- Minnesota Senate passes stripped-down gun bill - WDAY
- Scaled-Back Gun Bill Gets Bi-Partisan Approval in Senate - Northland's NewsCenter
- Minnesota Governor Signs Homosexual 'Marriage' Bill Into Law - Christian News Network
- Crime lab accreditation bill appears dead for this legislative session - Minnesota Public Radio
- Minnesota Senate Passes Marriage Equality - Daily Beast
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Hann represents Minnesota Senate District 44 District 44 includes the Minneapolis/St. Paul suburbs of Golden Valley and St. Louis Park.
Ron is married to Julia Shimdov. They have two children and reside in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.
- Ron Latz's official campaign website
- Ron Latz's official Minnesota State Senate website
- Biography from Project Vote Smartgraphical profile
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- Minnesota Public Radio votetracker profile
- ↑ "ronlatz," Official Campaign Website
- ↑ Minnesota Secretary of State, "2012 State General Election Candidate Filings," retrieved June 12, 2012.
- ↑ Minnesota Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- ↑ Minnesota Secretary of State - 2006 General Election Results
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 contributions
- ↑ "Minnesota Secretary of State" Map of Senate District 44
Chris Eaton (DFL)
|Minnesota State Senate District 46
| Succeeded by|
|Minnesota State Senate District 44
| Succeeded by|
Terri Bonoff (DFL)