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}}{{tnr}}'''Gary Stevens''' (b. August 21, 1941) is a [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Alaska State Senate]], representing District R since his appointment in February 2003. He was previously a member of the [[Alaska House of Representatives]] from 2000 through 2003. Stevens was selected on November 6, 2008 as [[President of the Senate]] for the term that began in 2009, and served as such through 2012.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Gary Stevens''' (b. August 21, 1941) is a [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Alaska State Senate]], representing District R. He was first appointed to the chamber in February 2003. Stevens served as [[President of the Senate]] from 2009 to 2012. Stevens served as [[State Senate Majority Leader|Senate Majority Leader]] from 2005-2008.
  
Stevens received a B.A. from Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon in 1963He later went on to earn a M.F.A. in 1965 and a Ph.D. in 1984 at the University of Oregon.
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Stevens served in the [[Alaska House of Representatives]] from 2001 to 2003. He has also served as the mayor of the Kodiak Island Borough, the mayor of the City of Kodiak, the president of the school board, and the presiding officer of the Borough Assembly<ref>[http://senate.legis.state.ak.us/stg.php Official Biography]</ref>
  
Stevens served as Senate Majority Leader from 2005-2008.  Prior to his time in the Senate, Stevens served in the [[Alaska House of Representatives]] from 2001-2003.  He has also served as the mayor of the Kodiak Island Borough, the mayor of the City of Kodiak, the president of the school board, and the presiding officer of the Borough Assembly. <ref>[http://senate.legis.state.ak.us/stg.php Official Biography]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Stevens received his B.A. from Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon in 1963 and his M.F.A. and his Ph.D. at the University of Oregon, in 1965 and 1984 respectively.
  
 
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[http://www.legis.state.ak.us/basis/get_spon_sum.asp?fnmember=Stevens&mbrcode=STG&house=S&session=25 Here is a list of the bills sponsored by Senator Gary Stevens.]
  
 
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In 2006 Stevens was re-elected to the Alaska State Senate. Stevens finished with 6,510 votes while his opponent Charles Davidson finished with 4,300.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=AK&y=2006#fSENATED"Alaska State Senate official election results"]</ref> Stevens raised $50,435 for his campaign fund.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=89800"Campaign funds"]</ref>
 
In 2006 Stevens was re-elected to the Alaska State Senate. Stevens finished with 6,510 votes while his opponent Charles Davidson finished with 4,300.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=AK&y=2006#fSENATED"Alaska State Senate official election results"]</ref> Stevens raised $50,435 for his campaign fund.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=89800"Campaign funds"]</ref>
  
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In 2010, Stevens raised $17,575 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=AK&y=2010&f=S&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref>   
 
In 2010, Stevens raised $17,575 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=AK&y=2010&f=S&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref>   
  
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==Bill Sponsorship==
 
[http://www.legis.state.ak.us/basis/get_spon_sum.asp?fnmember=Stevens&mbrcode=STG&house=S&session=25 Here is a list of the bills sponsored by Senator Gary Stevens.]
 
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Stevens was born in McMinnville, Oregon. He has three children and resides with his wife, Rita, in Kodiak.
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Stevens and his wife, Rita, have three children. They currently reside in Kodiak.
  
 
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=12784 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=12784 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=128188 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98271 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=89800 2006] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=74456 2004] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13921 2002] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=20842 2000] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=20572 1996]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=128188 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98271 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=89800 2006] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=74456 2004] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13921 2002] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=20842 2000] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=20572 1996]
* [http://www.aksenate.org/index.php?id=40 Alaska State Senate Bipartisan Working Group biography]
 
  
 
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Revision as of 20:40, 2 July 2013

Gary Stevens
Gary Stevens.jpg
Alaska State Senate District R
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 26, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Leadership
President, Alaska State Senate
2009-2012
Compensation
Base salary$50,400/year
Per diem$238 or $253/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Alaska State House of Representatives
2000-2003
Mayor, City of Kodiak
1978-1979
Education
Bachelor'sLinfield College, 1963
Master'sUniversity of Oregon, 1965
Ph.D.University of Oregon, 1984
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1967-1970
Personal
BirthdayAugust 21, 1941
Place of birthMcMinnville, Oregon
ProfessionRetired Professor
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Gary Stevens (b. August 21, 1941) is a Republican member of the Alaska State Senate, representing District R. He was first appointed to the chamber in February 2003. Stevens served as President of the Senate from 2009 to 2012. Stevens served as Senate Majority Leader from 2005-2008.

Stevens served in the Alaska House of Representatives from 2001 to 2003. He has also served as the mayor of the Kodiak Island Borough, the mayor of the City of Kodiak, the president of the school board, and the presiding officer of the Borough Assembly. [1]

Biography

Stevens received his B.A. from Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon in 1963 and his M.F.A. and his Ph.D. at the University of Oregon, in 1965 and 1984 respectively.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Alaska Committee Assignments, 2013
Education, Chair
Senate World Trade, Chair
Administrative Regulation Review
Legislative Council

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Here is a list of the bills sponsored by Senator Gary Stevens.

Elections

2012

See also: Alaska State Senate elections, 2012

Stevens won re-election in the 2012 election for Alaska State Senate District 18 (R). He ran unopposed in the August 28, 2012 Republican primary and defeated Robert Henrichs (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Alaska State Senate, District 18 (R), General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGary Stevens Incumbent 70.1% 7,673
     Democratic Robert Henrichs 29.9% 3,277
Total Votes 10,950

2010

See also: Alaska State Senate elections, 2010

Stevens won re-election to the District R Seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the November 2 general election.[5]

2006

In 2006 Stevens was re-elected to the Alaska State Senate. Stevens finished with 6,510 votes while his opponent Charles Davidson finished with 4,300.[6] Stevens raised $50,435 for his campaign fund.[7]

Alaska State Senate, District R (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gary Stevens (R) 6,510
Charles Davidson (D) 4,300

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Stevens raised $17,575 in contributions. [8]

His two largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alaska Association Of Realtors $2,000
Reinwand, Lynn $1,000

2006

In 2006, Stevens collected $50,435 in donations.[9]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Alaska Republican Party $9,000
GCI $3,000
Associated Gen. Contractors of Alaska $2,500
Tesoro Corp $1,500
Kenai Peninsula Republican Women $1,000

Personal

Stevens and his wife, Rita, have three children. They currently reside in Kodiak.

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