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Tom Dimond

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Tom Dimond
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Candidate for
Minnesota State Senate District 67
PartyDemocratic
Military service
Service/branchU. S. Army 2nd Armored Division
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Place of birthSaint Paul, MN
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Tom Dimond was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 67 of the Minnesota State Senate.

Elections

2012

See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2012

Dimond ran in the 2012 election for Minnesota State Senate District 67. He was defeated by Foung Hawj in the Democratic primary on August 14. Incumbent John Harrington (D) did not run for re-election.[1][2]

Minnesota State Senate, District 67 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngFoung Hawj 36.6% 2,142
Robert Humphrey 49.6% 2,897
Tom Dimond 13.8% 806
Total Votes 5,845

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With regard to unemployment and job creation, Dimond supports state funding for dislocated worker programs, extended unemployment benefits, and increased infrastructure spending. He opposes "right to work" legislation. On the issue of healthcare, he is a supporter of the Affordable Care Act and stem cell research.[3]

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