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Steve Dille

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Steve Dille
Minnesota State Senate District 18
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Veterinarian
Steve Dille (b. March 16, 1945) was a Republican member of the Minnesota State Senate. He was first elected to this position in 1992 and was most recently re-elected in November of 2006, with his term expiring in 2010. Before being a Senator, Dille was a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives from 1986 to 1992. He chose not to seek re-election in 2010.

Dille did not run for re-election in 2010.[1]

Dille graduated from Minnesota in 1967 with his Bachelor's degree and his Doctor in Veterinarian Medicine in 1969. Dille is a practicing Veterinarian when the legislature is not in session.

Committee assignments

Prior to leaving the senate, Fischbach was a member of these committees:



Dille chose not to run in the 2010 election.


On November 7, 2006, Dille won re-election to the 18th District Seat in the Minnesota State Senate, defeating Hal Kimball (DFL).[3]

Minnesota State Senate, District 18 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent

Green check mark transparent.png Steve Dille (R) 19,654 61.94%
Hal Kimball (DFL) 12,054 37.99%
Write-In 24 0.08%

Campaign donors

In 2006, Dille collected $14,625 in donations.[4]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Minnesota Veterinary Medicine Association $500
Mah Mah Wi No Min $500
Prairie Island Indian Community $500
Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa $500
Minnesota Medical Association $500

District 18

Dille represented Minnesota Senate District 18. District 18 includes the McLeod and Meeker Counties[5].


Steve is married to Pamela Dille. The have four children and reside in Dassel, Minnesota.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Minnesota State Senate District 18
Succeeded by
Scott Newman (R)