|Minnesota House of Representatives District 8A|
|1997 - present|
|January 6, 2015|
|Years in position||17|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 5, 1996|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Other||Brown Institute of Broadcasting|
|Birthday||March 21, 1943|
|Place of birth||Beltrami, MN|
|Profession||Owner/Broadcaster, KJJK AM/FM Radio|
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.
He is married and has 3 children.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Nornes served on the following committees:
|Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture Policy|
|• Education Policy|
|• Higher Education Finance and Policy|
|• Ways and Means|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Nornes served on these committees:
|Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Capital Investment|
|• Higher Education Policy and Finance, Chair|
|• Rules and Legislative Administration|
|• Ways and Means|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Nornes served on these committees:
|Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• K-12 Education Policy and Oversight|
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.
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 8A, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Bud Nornes Incumbent||62.8%||13,190|
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 10A (2010)|
|Richard Kagan (DFL)||5,449||35.65%|
|Bud Nornes (R)||9,816||64.23%|
Bud Nornes raised $28,685 for his campaign.
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 10A (2008)|
|Bud Nornes (R)||11,212||55.49%|
|Greg Stumbo (DFL)||8,981||44.45%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Nornes received $19,226 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.
|Minnesota House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Bud Nornes's campaign in 2010|
|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|
Listed below are the two largest contributors to Bud Nornes' 2008 campaign.
|Otter Tail County Republican Party||$2,000|
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- Minnesota House of Representatives - Rep. Bud Nornes
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Nornes
- Minnesota Secretary of State "2012 State General Election Candidate Filings," Accessed June 18, 2012
- Minnesota Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- Minnesota Secretary of State – 2010 General Election Results
- 2008 General Election Results
- Follow the Money's report on Nornes' 2008 campaign contributions
- Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions
Bill Hilty (DFL)
|Minnesota State House District 8A
| Succeeded by|
|Minnesota State House District 10A
| Succeeded by|
John Ward (DFL)
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