Torrey Westrom

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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, MN
ProfessionAttorney/Realtor/Small Business
ReligionEvangelical Free Christian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Torrey Westrom (b. March 27, 1973) is a Republican member of the Minnesota State Senate, representing District 12 since 2013. He previously served in the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 11 from 1997 to 2013.

Westrom is an attorney and realtor. He received his JD from the William Mitchell College of Law, and BA in Political Science/Business Administration from Bemidji State University.[1]

He is married and has 2 children.

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 these committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

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

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

Torrey 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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Westrom received $45,701 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[7]

Minnesota House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Torrey Westrom's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$4,242
Grant County Republican Cmte$3,500
Grant County Republicans$750
Minnesota Association Of Realtors$500
Brutlag, Paul$500
Total Raised in 2010 $45,701

2008

Listed below are the three largest contributors to Torrey Westrom's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Public Fund $5,454
Grant County Republican Party $4,000
Douglas County Republican Party $1,250

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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)