LeRoy Stumpf

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LeRoy Stumpf
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Minnesota State Senate District 1
Incumbent
In office
1983 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2017
Years in position 31
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$96/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 8, 1983
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Minnesota House of Representatives
1981-1983
Education
Bachelor'sSaint Paul Seminary
Master'sSyracuse University
Personal
BirthdayMay 29, 1944
Place of birthWaverly, MN
ProfessionFarmer
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
LeRoy Stumpf (b. May 29, 1944) is a Democratic Farm-Labor member of the Minnesota State Senate, representing District 1 since 1983. Before becoming a Senator, Stumpf served one term in the Minnesota House of Representatives from 1981 to 1983.

Stumpf represents Minnesota Senate District 1. District 1 includes the Roseau and Red Lake region next to the North Dakota border[1]. Stumpf began his political experience in 1980 as a representative for the state of Minnesota until 1982, when he began serving the Minnesota state senate as a senator. From 1991 to 1992, Stumpf served as the majority whip within the Minnesota State Senate.

Stumpf earned his Bachelors degree from Saint Paul Seminary in 1966 and his MPA from Syracuse University in 1991. Stumpf has professional experience as a farmer. Stumpf is currently involved with the Civil Air Patrol and Kiwanis.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Capital Investment, Chair
Finance
Rules and Administration

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2012

Stumpf won re-election to the 1st District seat in 2012. He was unopposed in his party's August 14th primary and defeated Steve Nordhagen (R) in the general election on November 6.[2]

Minnesota State Senate, District 1, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLeRoy Stumpf Incumbent 60.6% 22,298
     Republican Steve Nordhagen 39.4% 14,475
Total Votes 36,773

2010

See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2010

Stumpf won re-election to the 1st District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. Russell Walker ran for the seat on the Republican ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Minnesota State Senate, District 1 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png LeRoy Stumpf (DFL) 15614 58.33%
Russell Walker (R) 11132 41.58%
Write-In 24 0.09%

2006

On November 7, 2006, Stumpf won re-election to the 1st District Seat in the Minnesota State Senate unopposed.[3]

Minnesota State Senate, District 1 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png LeRoy Stumpf (DFL) 24,861 96.24%
Roger Schmitz (Write-in) 603 2.33%
Write-In 369 1.43%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Stumpf received $28,992 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Minnesota State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to LeRoy Stumpf's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$8,123
6th District DFL$1,000
Minnesota Dental Association$500
Minneapolis Federation Of Teachers Local 59$500
Dorsey & Whitney$500
Total Raised in 2010 $28,992

2006

In 2006, Stumpf collected $16,735 in donations.[5]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Small Independent Telephone Companies/Sitco $500
Minnesota State Council Service Employees Local 284 $500
Goff and Howard $500
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community $500
Minnesota Veterinary Medicine Association $500

Personal

LeRoy is known to be Catholic and is currently married to Carol Stumpf. They have three children and reside in Plummer, Minnesota.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Minnesota State Senate District 1
1983–present
Succeeded by
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