Bud Nornes

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Bud Nornes
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Minnesota House of Representatives District 8A
Incumbent
In office
1997 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 17
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$86/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 5, 1996
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
OtherBrown Institute of Broadcasting
Personal
BirthdayMarch 21, 1943
Place of birthBeltrami, MN
ProfessionOwner/Broadcaster, KJJK AM/FM Radio
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Bud Nornes (b. March 21, 1943) is a Republican member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 8A since 2013. He previously represented District 10A from 1997 to 2013.

Nornes is Owner and Broadcaster of KJJK AM/FM Radio.

Prior to joining the House, he was a member of the Fergus Falls School Board from 1983-1996.

Nornes is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Ducks Unlimited, Elks, Kiwanis, Minnesota Broadcaster Association, National Association of Broadcasters, Pheasants Forever, and United Way.[1]

He is married and has 3 children.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Nornes served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Nornes served on these committees:

  • Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division (GOP Lead Higher Ed.)
  • Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division
  • Energy Finance and Policy Division
  • K-12 Education Policy and Oversight

Elections

2012

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Nornes won re-election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 8A. He was unopposed in the Republican primary on August 7 and defeated Chester Nettestad (D) in the general election on November 6.[2][3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 8A, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBud Nornes Incumbent 62.8% 13,190
     Democratic Chester Nettestad 37.2% 7,800
Total Votes 20,990

2010

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Nornes won re-election to the District 10A Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Richard Kagan (DFL) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 10A (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Richard Kagan (DFL) 5,449 35.65%
Green check mark transparent.png Bud Nornes (R) 9,816 64.23%
Write-In 18 0.12%


2008

On November 4, 2008, Bud Nornes won election to the District 10A Seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives, defeating Greg Stumbo. [5]

Bud Nornes raised $28,685 for his campaign.[6]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 10A (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bud Nornes (R) 11,212 55.49%
Greg Stumbo (DFL) 8,981 44.45%
Write-In 12 0.06%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Nornes received $19,226 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[7]

Minnesota House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bud Nornes's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$4,398
Otter Tail County Republican Party$1,000
Otter Trail County Rpm$500
Afscme Minnesota Council 5$500
Inter Faculty Organization$500
Total Raised in 2010 $19,226

2008

Listed below are the two largest contributors to Bud Nornes' 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Public Fund $5,463
Otter Tail County Republican Party $2,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bill Hilty (DFL)
Minnesota State House District 8A
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Minnesota State House District 10A
1997–2013
Succeeded by
John Ward (DFL)