Tarryl Clark

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Tarryl Clark
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Minnesota, District 8
PartyDemocratic
Prior offices
Minnesota State Senate
2005-2011
Education
Bachelor'sDrake University
Master'sArizona State University
Personal
BirthdayJuly 31, 1961
ProfessionLegal Consultant
Websites
Campaign website
Tarryl Clark (b. July 31, 1961) was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 8th Congressional District of Minnesota.
Tarryl Clark for Congress Campaign Logo.

Bio

Clark graduated with her Bachelor's degree from Drake University in 1983 and also later graduated from Arizona State with her Master's in Counseling in 1986 and her Juris Doctor degree from William Mitchell Law in 1992.

Clark was a Democratic Farmer-Labor member of the Minnesota State Senate. She won a special election in 2005, and was re-elected in November of 2006, with her term expiring in 2010. She chose not to run for re-election in 2010. She served as the Assistant Majority Leader.

Before her election to the state senate, Clark worked as an attorney and social worker. She still works as a legal consultant when the legislature is not in session. Clark was a 2004 superdelegate at the Democratic National Convention.

Committee assignments

Prior to leaving the Minnesota State Senate, Clark was a member of these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Minnesota's 8th Congressional District elections, 2012

Clark ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Minnesota's 8th District. She was defeated by Rick Nolan in the Democratic primary.[2]

2010

Clark chose not to run in the 2010 election.

2006

On November 7, 2006, Clark won re-election to the 15th District Seat in the Minnesota State Senate, defeating Jeff Johnson (R).[3]

Minnesota State Senate, District 15 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Tarryl Clark (DFL) 15,581 56.30%
Jeff Johnson (R) 12,060 43.58%
Write-In 35 0.13%

Campaign donors

2012

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Clark's reports.[4]

Tarryl Clark (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[5]March 31, 2012$275,377.12$320,970.54$(178,081.18)$418,266.48
July Quarterly[6]June 30, 2012$418,266.48$232,153.24$(391,362.17)$259,057.55
Running totals
$553,123.78$(569,443.35)

In 2006, Clark collected $93,441 in donations.[7]

Her five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $11,189
15th Senate District DFL $4,492
Friends of DFL Women $500
Minnesota State Council Service Employees $500
Carpenters Local 1644 $500

District 15

Clark represented Minnesota Senate District 15. District 15 includes the Southern St. Cloud region[8].

Personal

Tarryl is married to Doug Clark. The have two children and reside in St. Cloud, Minnesota.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Minnesota State Senate District 15
2005–2011
Succeeded by
John Pederson (R)

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