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Torrey Westrom
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Minnesota State Senate, District 12
Incumbent
In office
January 8, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2017
Years in position 17
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$96/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Minnesota House of Representatives District 11
1997-2013
Education
Bachelor'sBemidji State University
J.D.William Mitchell College of Law
Personal
BirthdayMarch 27, 1973
Place of birthGolden Valley, Minnesota
ProfessionAttorney/realtor/small business owner
ReligionEvangelical Free Christian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Torrey N. Westrom (b. March 27, 1973) is a Republican member of the Minnesota State Senate, representing District 12. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Westrom served in the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 11 from 1997 to 2013.

Biography

Westrom earned his B.A. in Political Science/Business Administration from Bemidji State University and his J.D. from the William Mitchell College of Law. His professional experience includes working as an attorney and realtor.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance
Transportation and Public Safety

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Election history

2012

See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2012

Westrom won election for the District 12 Senate seat in 2012 due to redistricting. He ran unopposed in the August 14 Republican primary and defeated John Schultz (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Minnesota State Senate, District 12, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTorrey Westrom 61.5% 25,279
     Democratic John Schultz 38.5% 15,801
Total Votes 41,080

2010

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Westrom won re-election to the District 11A Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Bennett Smith (DFL) and Dave Holman (Independence Party of Minnesota) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 11A (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Bennett Smith (DFL) 5,496 33.52%
Green check mark transparent.png Torrey Westrom (R) 10,091 61.54%
Dave Holman (Independence) 804 4.9%
Write-In 7 0.04%

2008

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Westrom won election to the District 11A Seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives, defeating Bruce Campbell and Dave Holman. [5]

Westrom raised $53,915 for his campaign.[6]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 11A (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Torrey Westrom (R) 13,699 64.89%
Bruce Campbell (DFL) 6,328 29.97%
Dave Holman (I) 1,064 5.04%
Write-In 20 0.09%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Westrom is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Westrom raised a total of $436,558 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 27, 2013.[7]

Torrey Westrom's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Minnesota State Senate, District 12 Won $76,450
2010 Minnesota State House, District 11A Won $45,701
2008 Minnesota State House, District 11A Won $53,915
2006 Minnesota State House, District 11A Won $52,164
2004 Minnesota State House, District 11A Won $56,927
2002 Minnesota State House, District 11A Won $43,508
2000 Minnesota State House, District 13A Won $46,880
1998 Minnesota State House, District 13A Won $36,390
1996 Minnesota State House, District 13A Won $24,623
Grand Total Raised $436,558

2012

Westrom won re-election to the Minnesota State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Westrom raised a total of $76,450.
Minnesota State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Torrey Westrom's campaign in 2012
Westrom Torrey N House Dist 11A Committee$11,565
Public Fund$5,784
Grant County RPM$2,000
Wilkin County RPM$1,500
Pope County RPM$600
Total Raised in 2012$76,450
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Westrom won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Westrom raised a total of $45,701.

2008

Westrom won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Westrom raised a total of $53,915.

2006

Westrom won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Westrom raised a total of $52,164.

2004

Westrom won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Westrom raised a total of $56,927.

2002

Westrom won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Westrom raised a total of $43,508.

2000

Westrom won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Westrom raised a total of $46,889.

1998

Westrom won re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Westrom raised a total of $36,390.

1996

Westrom won election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Westrom raised a total of $24,623.

Personal

Westrom is married with two children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Paul Gazelka (R)
Minnesota State Senate District 12
2013- present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Minnesota State House District 11A
1997–2013
Succeeded by
Mike Sundin (DFL)