Sean Nienow

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Sean Nienow
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Minnesota State Senate District 17
Incumbent
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 8, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$86/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Minnesota House of Representatives
2003-2007
Education
Bachelor'sNorthwestern College
Personal
BirthdayMarch 9, 1968
ProfessionIndependent Consultant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Sean Nienow (b. March 9, 1968) is a Republican member of the Minnesota State Senate, representing District 17 since his election in 2010. He previously served in the Senate from 2003-2007.

Sean currently works as a consultant and adviser. Prior his time in the Senate he worked for American Express Financial Advisers for 14 years.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Nienow has been appointed to these committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Sean Nienow endorsed Rick Santorum in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2010

See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2010

Nienow had no opponent in the primary. He defeated incumbent Rick Olseen (DFL) in the general election. [2]

Minnesota State Senate, District 17 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Sean Nienow (R) 21171 56.01%
Rick Olseen (DFL) 16569 43.83%
Write-In 62 0.16%

Campaign donors

2010

Contributions have not all been submitted yet. [3]

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Personal

Nienow and his wife Cyndy have six children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Rick Olseen (DFL)
Minnesota State Senate District 17
2011–present
Succeeded by
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