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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Simon
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|Full name=Steve Simon
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|year=2004
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|Editdate=July 17, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=5585 ''Follow the Money'', "Simon, Steve." Retrieved July 17, 2013.]</ref>
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|party=Democratic
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|totalraised2012=39206
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=[[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012|Minnesota State House, District 46B]]
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|totalraised2010=36036
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=[[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010|Minnesota State House, District 44A]]
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|totalraised2008=43601
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|result2008=Won
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|office2008=[[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2008|Minnesota State House, District 44A]]
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|totalraised2006=55100
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|result2006=Won
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|office2006=[[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2006|Minnesota State House, District 44A]]
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|totalraised2004=84162
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|result2004=Won
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|office2004=[[Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2004|Minnesota State House, District 44A]]
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}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Simon
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|full Name = Steve Simon
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140757
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|office= Minnesota House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 39206
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|org1 = Simon, Ronald
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|org2 = Goodman, Timothy
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|org3 = Doran, Kelly
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|org4 = McGinnis, Kevin
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|org5 = Acres, John
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|orgamount1 = 500
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|orgamount2 = 250
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|orgamount3 = 250
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|orgamount4 = 250
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|orgamount5 = 250
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|}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010, Simon received $36,036 in campaign donations.  The largest donors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MN&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions]</ref>
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{{SLP donor box 2010
 
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|name = Simon
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|full name = Steve Simon
|Chamber = Minnesota House of Representatives
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=129748
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|office = Minnesota House of Representatives
 
|party = Democratic
 
|party = Democratic
|total raised = $36,036
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|total raised = 36036
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|new = no
 
|org1 = Simon, Steve
 
|org1 = Simon, Steve
 
|org2 = Simon, Stephen
 
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|org4 = Kronick, Bruce
 
|org4 = Kronick, Bruce
 
|org5 = 44th Senate District Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
 
|org5 = 44th Senate District Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
|orgdonor1 = $2,000
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|orgamount1 = 2000
|orgdonor2 = $1,000
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|orgamount2 = 1000
|orgdonor3 = $500
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|orgamount3 = 500
|orgdonor4 = $500
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|orgamount4 = 500
|orgdonor5 = $500
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|orgamount5 = 500
 
|}}
 
|}}
  
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
Listed below are the two largest contributors to Steve Simon's 2008 campaign.
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Simon
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|full Name = Steve Simon
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110616
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|office= Minnesota House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 43601
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|org1 = Simon, Stephen
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|org2 = Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party
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|org3 = Simon, Ronald L.
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|org4 = Anderson, Jeffrey R.
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|org5 = Mackay, Harvey B.
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 1200
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
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===2006===
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{{SLP donor box 2006
| Steve Simon
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|name = Simon
| align="right" | $5,000
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|full Name = Steve Simon
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=82583
| Minnesota Democrat-Farmer-Labor Party
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|office= Minnesota House of Representatives
| align="right" | $1,200
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 55100
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|org1 = Simon, Steve
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|org2 = Minter, Michael
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|org3 = Simon, Ronald L.
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|org4 = Mackay, Harvey B.
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|org5 = Madel, Christopher W.
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|orgamount1 = 10500
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
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===2004===
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{{SLP donor box 2004
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|name = Simon
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|full Name = Steve Simon
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=75399
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|office= Minnesota House of Representatives
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|new = yes
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 84162
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|org1 = Simon, Steve
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|org2 = District 44 Democrat-Farmer-Labor
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|org3 = Mondale, Ted & Pam
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|org4 = Samaha, Adam & Abby
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|org5 = Fahnhorst, Keith & Sue
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|orgamount1 = 19000
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|orgamount2 = 5500
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|orgamount3 = 1000
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==

Revision as of 09:44, 17 July 2013

Steve Simon
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Minnesota House of Representatives, District 46B
Incumbent
In office
2005 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$66/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sTufts University (1992)
J.D.University of Minnesota Law School, Twin Cities (1996)
Personal
BirthdayDecember 12, 1969
Place of birthMinneapolis, Minnesota
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionJewish
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Steve Simon (b. December 12, 1969) is a Democratic-Farmer-Labor member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 46B. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004. Simon is a former Assistant Majority Leader.

Biography

Simon earned his B.A. in Political Science from Tufts University, and J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School. His professional experience includes working as an Associate with Robins, Kaplan, Miller, and Ciresi; and Assistant State Attorney General from 1996 to 2001.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Civil Law
Elections, Chair
Public Safety Finance and Policy
State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs
Ways and Means

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Simon served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Simon served on the following committees:


Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Simon's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

Early Childhood Education

  • Excerpt: "Kids entering Kindergarten should be prepared and ready to learn. We need to further invest in early childhood education so that all kids have the basic skills to start learning. Many kids who start behind can never catch up."

K-12 Schools

  • Excerpt: "We have to focus, above all else, on student achievement. Do what works. Ditch what doesn’t. And try new approaches."

Colleges and Universities

  • Excerpt: "A quality education system is the cornerstone of Minnesota’s economic success. We need to maintain our nationally known level of excellence as a center of higher learning. "

Health Care

  • Excerpt: "We need to provide help for the thousands of hard-working Minnesotans who don’t have access to basic health insurance"

Tax Fairness

  • Excerpt: "I want government to rely less on unfair property taxes and more on revenue that’s based on the ability to pay."

Election history

2012

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Simon won re-election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 46B. He was unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and defeated David Arvidson (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 46B, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Simon Incumbent 70.1% 14,956
     Republican David Arvidson 29.9% 6,372
Total Votes 21,328

2010

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Simon won re-election to the District District 44A Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Stephen Manderfeld (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 44A (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Steve Simon (DFL) 9,538 65.36%
Stephen Manderfeld (R) 5,031 34.48%
Write-In 24 0.16%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Steve Simon won election to the District 44A Seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives, defeating Tracy Leahy. [6]

Steve Simon raised $43,601 for his campaign.[7]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 44A (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Steve Simon (DFL) 14,394 68.54%
Tracy Leahy (R) 6,553 31.20%
Write-In 53 0.25%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Simon is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Simon raised a total of $258,105 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 17, 2013.[8]

Steve Simon's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Minnesota State House, District 46B Won $39,206
2010 Minnesota State House, District 44A Won $36,036
2008 Minnesota State House, District 44A Won $43,601
2006 Minnesota State House, District 44A Won $55,100
2004 Minnesota State House, District 44A Won $84,162
Grand Total Raised $258,105

2012

Simon won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Simon raised a total of $39,206.
Minnesota House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Steve Simon's campaign in 2012
Simon, Ronald$500
Goodman, Timothy$250
Doran, Kelly$250
McGinnis, Kevin$250
Acres, John$250
Total Raised in 2012$39,206
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Simon won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Simon raised a total of $36,036.

2008

Simon won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Simon raised a total of $43,601.

2006

Simon won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Simon raised a total of $55,100.

2004

Simon won election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Simon raised a total of $84,162.

Personal

Simon has been a member of the TwinWest Chamber of Commerce, American Cancer Society, Minnesota Chapter of the Jewish Community Relations Council, League of Women Voters, and the Lenox Foundation.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Debra Hilstrom (DFL)
Minnesota House of Representatives District 46B
2013- present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Minnesota House of Representatives District 44A
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Sarah Anderson (R)