|U.S. House, Minnesota, District 8|
|Minnesota State Senate|
|Master's||Arizona State University|
|Birthday||July 31, 1961|
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.
Prior to leaving the Minnesota State Senate, Clark was a member of these committees:
- E-12 Education Budget and Policy Division
- Higher Education
- Higher Education Budget and Policy Division
- Rules and Administration (Vice Chair).
Clark chose not to run in the 2010 election.
|Minnesota State Senate, District 15 (2006)|
|Tarryl Clark (DFL)||15,581||56.30%|
|Jeff Johnson (R)||12,060||43.58%|
|Tarryl Clark (2012) Campaign Finance Reports|
|Report||Date Filed||Beginning Balance||Total Contributions|
for Reporting Period
|Expenditures||Cash on Hand|
|April Quarterly||March 31, 2012||$275,377.12||$320,970.54||$(178,081.18)||$418,266.48|
|July Quarterly||June 30, 2012||$418,266.48||$232,153.24||$(391,362.17)||$259,057.55|
In 2006, Clark collected $93,441 in donations.
Her five largest contributors in 2006 were:
|15th Senate District DFL||$4,492|
|Friends of DFL Women||$500|
|Minnesota State Council Service Employees||$500|
|Carpenters Local 1644||$500|
Clark represented Minnesota Senate District 15. District 15 includes the Southern St. Cloud region.
Tarryl is married to Doug Clark. The have two children and reside in St. Cloud, Minnesota.
- "Minnesota Senate" List of Standing Committees
- Associated Press primary results
- Minnesota Secretary of State, "Official Results General Election - Nov. 7, 2006," accessed May 15, 2014
- Federal Election Commission, "Tarryl Clark Summary Report," accessed August 1, 2012
- Federal Election Commission, "Tarryl Clark April Quarterly," accessed August 1, 2012
- Federal Election Commission, "Tarryl Clark July Quarterly," accessed August 1, 2012
- 2006 contributions to Tarryl Clark
- "Minnesota Secretary of State" Map of Senate District 15
|Minnesota State Senate District 15
| Succeeded by|
John Pederson (R)