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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Larsen
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|Full name=Clifford Larsen
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|year=2004
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|Editdate=September 7, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc= ''Follow the Money'', "Larsen, Clifford." Retrieved September 7, 2013.]</ref>
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|party=Democratic
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|totalraised2012=19735
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|office2012=[[Montana State Senate elections, 2012|Montana Senate, District 50]]
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|totalraised2010=0
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|office2010=[[Montana State Senate elections, 2010|Montana Senate, District 50]]
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|totalraised2008=11474
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|result2008=Won
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|office2008=[[Montana State Senate elections, 2008|Montana Senate, District 50]]
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|totalraised2004=23140
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|result2004=Lost
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|office2004=[[Montana State Senate elections, 2004|Montana Senate, District 50]]
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===2012===
 
===2012===
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|total raised = 19735
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|org1 = Larsen, Clifford
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|org2 = Williams, Carol
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|org3 = Hall, Alan
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|org4 = Hayes, David
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|org5 = Dale, Lonnie
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|orgamount2 = 250
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===2008===
 
===2008===
In 2008, Larsen collected $11,474 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=102258 2008 contributions to Clifford Larsen]</ref>
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|office= Montana State Senate
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 11474
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|org1 = Clifford Larsen
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|org2 = Ronald Bender
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|org3 = Larry Larsen
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|org4 = Glacier PAC
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|org5 = Terry Cornwell
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|orgamount1 = 1104
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|orgamount2 = 160
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|orgamount3 = 160
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|orgamount4 = 160
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His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
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| Align="Right" | $1,104
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|office= Montana State Senate
| Ronald Bender
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 23140
| Larry Larsen
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|org1 = Larsen, Cliff
| Align="Right" | $160
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|org2 = Minto, Robert W. Jr.
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|org3 = Minto, Bonnie
| Glacier PAC
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|org4 = Carey, Steven
| Align="Right" | $160
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|org5 = Larsen, Patricia
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|orgamount1 = 9470
| Terry Cornwell
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|orgamount2 = 260
| Align="Right" | $160
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|orgamount3 = 260
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|orgamount4 = 260
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|orgamount5 = 260
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==

Revision as of 22:09, 7 September 2013

Clifford Larsen
CliffLarsen.jpg
Montana State Senate, District 50
Incumbent
In office
2009 - present
Term ends
January 2, 2017
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$82.64/day
Per diem$105.31/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limits8 years in any 16-year period
Education
High schoolEmmett High School
Bachelor'sBoise State University
Master'sPortland State University
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Clifford Larsen is a Democratic member of the Montana State Senate, representing District 50. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008. Starting in the 2013-2014 session, Larsen serves as a Minority Whip.

Biography

Larsen's professional experience includes working as a counselor for Veterans Administration, educator at the University of Oregon and Boise State University, Commissioner of the Missoula County Airport Authority, health care administrator, and operator of a ranch/farming enterprise in LaValle Creek. Larsen served in the Vietnam War.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Larsen served on the following committees:

Montana Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy and Telecommunications
Judiciary
Natural Resources
Rules

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Larsen served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Larsen served on the following committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Larsen's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

On the economy: Invest in our education system so the next generation can compete Attract new business through small business tax breaks

On veterans: Sponsored and passed the veterans affordable home loan bill to ensure the dream of homeownership. Support job re-entry trainings and programs, job placement partnerships

On conservation: Respect our Constitution’s call to provide a clean and healthful enviornment (sic) for all Montanans. Preserve access for hunters, fischers (sic) and recreational activities

Election history

2012

See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2012

Larsen won re-election in the 2012 election for Montana State Senate, District 50. Larsen ran unopposed in the June 5 primary election and defeated Niles Brush (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Montana State Senate, District 50, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCliff Larsen Incumbent 60% 5,944
     Republican Niles Brush 40% 3,965
Total Votes 9,909

2008

On November 4, 2008, Larsen won election to the 50th District Seat in the Montana State Senate, defeating Kandi Matthew-Jenkins (C).[4]

Montana State Senate, District 50 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Clifford Larsen (D) 6,693
Kandi Matthew-Jenkins (C) 2,733

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Larsen is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Larsen raised a total of $54,349 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 7, 2013.[5]

Clifford Larsen's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Montana Senate, District 50 Won $19,735
2010 Montana Senate, District 50 Not up for election $0
2008 Montana Senate, District 50 Won $11,474
2004 Montana Senate, District 50 Defeated $23,140
Grand Total Raised $54,349

2012

Larsen won re-election to the Montana State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Larsen raised a total of $19,735.
Montana State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Cliff Larsen's campaign in 2012
Larsen, Clifford$1,130
Williams, Carol$250
Hall, Alan$160
Hayes, David$160
Dale, Lonnie$160
Total Raised in 2012$19,735
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Larsen was not up for election to the Montana State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Larsen raised a total of $0.

2008

Larsen won re-election to the Montana State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Larsen raised a total of $11,474.

2004

Larsen lost the election for the Montana State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Larsen raised a total of $23,140.

Personal

Larsen and his wife, Trish, have one child.

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