David Tomassoni

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David Tomassoni
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Minnesota State Senate District 6
Incumbent
In office
2001 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2017
Years in position 13
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$96/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 7, 2000
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Minnesota House of Representatives
1991 - 2001
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Denver
Personal
BirthdayDecember 5, 1952
ProfessionInsurance Agent
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
David Tomassoni (b. December 5, 1952) is a Democratic Farm-Labor member of the Minnesota State Senate, representing District 6 since 2013. He previously represented District 5 from 2001 to 2013. Before becoming a Senator, he was a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives from 1991 to 2001.

Tomassoni graduated from Denver with a Bachelor's in Business Administration. Before becoming an elected official, Tomassoni played college and professional hockey and is an insurance agent when the legislature is not in session.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Capital Investment
Finance
Transportation and Public Safety

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2012

Tomassoni ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and was defeated by Brandon D. Anderson (R) in the general election on November 6.[1][2]

Minnesota State Senate, District 6, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Tomassoni Incumbent 71.6% 30,882
     Republican Brandon Anderson 28.4% 12,220
Total Votes 43,102

2010

See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2010

Tomassoni won re-election to the 5th District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. Matt Matasich ran for the seat on the Republican ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Minnesota State Senate, District 5 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png David Tomassoni (DFL) 22322 69.71%
Matt Matasich (R) 9666 30.19%
Write-In 31 0.10%

2006

On November 7, 2006, Tomassoni won re-election to the 5th District Seat in the Minnesota State Senate, defeating Matt Matasich (R).[3]

Minnesota State Senate, District 5 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png David Tomassoni (DFL) 26,143 77.83%
Matt Matasich (R) 7,422 22.10%
Write-In 24 0.07%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Tomassoni is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Tomassoni raised a total of $411,190 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 27, 2013.[4]

David Tomassoni's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Minnesota State Senate, District 6 Won $58,248
2010 Minnesota State Senate, District 5 Won $60,150
2008 Minnesota State Senate, District 5 Not up for election $39,520
2006 Minnesota State Senate, District 5 Won $66,752
2004 Minnesota State Senate, District 5 Not up for election $27,529
2002 Minnesota State Senate, District 5 Won $47,228
2000 Minnesota State Senate, District 5 Won $41,903
1998 Minnesota State House, District 5B Won $25,743
1996 Minnesota State House, District 5B Won $44,117
Grand Total Raised $411,190

2012

Tomassoni won re-election to the Minnesota in 2012. During that election cycle, Tomassoni raised a total of $58,248.
Minnesota 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David Tomassoni's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$12,122
6th Senate District Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party$2,000
Minnesota Pipe Trades Association$600
Inter Faculty Organization$500
Duluth FirePAC$500
Total Raised in 2012$58,248
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Tomassoni won re-election to the Minnesota State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Tomassoni raised a total of $60,150.

2008

Tomassoni was not up for election to the Minnesota State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Tomassoni raised a total of $39,520.

2006

Tomassoni won re-election to the Minnesota State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Tomassoni raised a total of $66,752.

2004

Tomassoni was not up for election to the Minnesota State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Tomassoni raised a total of $27,529.

2002

Tomassoni won re-election to the Minnesota State Senate in 2002. During that election cycle, Tomassoni raised a total of $47,228.

2000

Tomassoni won election to the Minnesota State Senate in 2000. During that election cycle, Tomassoni raised a total of $41,903.

1998

Tomassoni won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Tomassoni raised a total of $25,743.

1996

Tomassoni won election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Tomassoni raised a total of $44,117.

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District 5

Tomassoni represents Minnesota Senate District 5. District 5 includes the outlying Duluth Region[5].

Personal

David is married to Charolette Tomassoni. They have three children and reside in Chisholm, Minnesota.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Thomas Bakk (DFL)
Minnesota State Senate District 6
2013-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Minnesota State Senate District 5
2001–2013
Succeeded by
Tom Saxhaug (DFL)