Sandy Rummel

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Sandy Rummel
Minnesota State Senate District 53
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic Farmer-Labor
Profession Business Owner
Sandy Rummel (b. August 10, 1942) was a Democratic member of the Minnesota State Senate. She was first elected in November of 2006, with her term expiring in 2010. Before becoming a Senator, Rummel was a member of the White Bear Lake School Board from 1998 to 2006. She was defeated in the November 2, 2010, general election.

Rummel graduated from Dominican with her Bachelor's degree, earning her Master's at Iowa, and Educational Doctorate from St. Thomas. Rummel is the owner of a Communications Consulting company in addition to being a Senator.

Committee assignments

Prior to leaving the senate, Rummel is a member of these committees:



See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2010

Rummel lost re-election to the 53rd District seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. Roger Chamberlain ran for the seat on the Republican ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[2]


On November 7, 2006, Rummel won election to the 53rd District Seat in the Minnesota State Senate, defeating Mady Reiter (R).[3]

Minnesota State Senate, District 53 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Sandy Rummel (DFL) 19,179 53.09%
Mady Reiter (R) 16,914 46.82%
Write-In 35 0.10%

Campaign donors

In 2006, Rummel collected $71,938 in donations.[4]

Her five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $16,093
Sandy Rummel House District 53B Cmte $8,299
53rd Senate District DFL $6,000
Henry Van Ameringen $500
Friends of DFL Women $500

District 53

Rummel represented Minnesota Senate District 53. District 53 includes the Minneapolis/St. Paul suburbs of Lino Lakes, Lexington, Shoreview, and White Bear Lake[5].


Sandy is married to Jim Rummel. They have two children and reside in White Bear Lake, Minnesota.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Minnesota State Senate District 53
Succeeded by
Roger Chamberlain (R)