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Geoff Michel
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Minnesota State Senate District 41
Former Member
In office
2003 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sDartmouth College
J.D.University of Minnesota
Personal
BirthdayNovember 13, 1963
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Geoff Michel (b. November 13, 1963) is a former Republican member of the Minnesota State Senate, representing District 41 from 2003 to 2013 and serving as State Senate Deputy Majority Leader. Before serving in the Senate, Michel served as Legal Counsel for former Independent-Republican Governor Arne Carlson, and a Legislative Assistant to Congressman Bill Frenzel.

Michel graduated from Dartmouth with his Bachelor's degree and later graduated from Minnesota with his Juris Doctor degree. Michel is an attorney in addition to being a Senator.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2010

Michel won re-election to the 41st District Seat in 2010. He faced Bill Reichert in the primary. Steve Elkins ran for the seat on the DFL ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Minnesota State Senate, District 41 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Geoff Michel (R) 20890 56.42%
Steve Elkins (DFL) 16098 43.48%
Write-In 39 0.11%

2006

On November 7, 2006, Michel won re-election to the 41st District Seat in the Minnesota State Senate, defeating opponents Andrew Borene (DFL) and Julie Risser (G).[2]

Minnesota State Senate, District 41 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Geoff Michel (R) 21,216 56.10%
Andrew Borene (DFL) 11,132 29.44%
Julie Risser (G) 5,431 14.36%
Write-In 36 0.10%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Michel received $86,092 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Minnesota State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Geoff Michel's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$15,137
41st Senate District Republican Party Of Minnesota$1,500
Minnesota Auto Dealers Association$500
American Council Of Engineering Companies Of Minnesota$500
Naiop Economic Growth Fund$500
Total Raised in 2010 $86,092

2006

In 2006, Michel collected $102,679 in donations.[4]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $17,392
41st Senate District Republican Party $3,500
3rd Congressional District Republican Party $600
Robert Maher $500
Robert Schroeder $500

Scorecards

Taxpayers League of Minnesota

The Taxpayers League of Minnesota, a Minnesota-based taxpayer advocacy organization, releases a legislative scorecard for the Minnesota House of Representatives and Minnesota State Senate once a year. The scorecard gives each legislator a score based on how they voted in the prior legislative term on tax issues and “their efforts to balance the state budget without a tax increase.” The organization also compiles a legislator’s individual "Lifetime Score."[5]

2012

Michel received a score of 43% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 330th out of all 67 Minnesota State Senate members.[6]

2011

Michel received a score of 77% in the 2011 scorecard, ranking 23rd out of all 67 Minnesota State Senate members.[7]

Recent news

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District 41

Michel represents Minnesota Senate District 41. District 41 includes the Minneapolis/St. Paul suburbs of Bloomington and Edina[8].

Personal

Geoff is married to Annie Michel. They have four children and reside in Edina, Minnesota.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Minnesota State Senate District 41
2003–2013
Succeeded by
Barbara Goodwin (DFL)