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Thomas M Bakk

Democratic-Farmer-Labor — Senator — District 3
Available Terms:
  • 2009-2010
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Thomas M Bakk represents Senate District 3 in the Minnesota Senate, is a member of two committees, and is the primary sponsor of 607 bills.

1996 3350.0
1998 3964.44
2000 4000.0
2002 30229.71
2006 13850.0
2008 -125.0
2010 26600.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    Capitol
    75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
    Room 232
    St. Paul, MN 55155-1606

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News and Blog Coverage

Why Those Commissioner Raises Are Good Public Policy

by Dave Mindeman When Republicans put out their charges and talking points, it is sometimes amazing to me how quickly Democrats get on the defensive and think they have to either agree with the GOP or offer an apologetic defense. The current case in point is the Commissioner pay raises. ...

Bakkstabbed

Office of the Governor Gov. Mark Dayton Et tu, Tom Bakk? Feelings of betrayal and distrust aren't uncommon in politics, though they usually stem from rifts with political and ideological rivals. But in a hastily scheduled press conference late Thursday, a stunned and visibly upset DFL Gov. Mark Dayton took ...

Bakk Statement on the November Forecast

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk (DFL-Cook) released the following statement on the release of the November Budget and Economic Forecast. “Minnesota has faced structural deficits every biennium since 2001. Democratic leadership is responsible for getting our state off the economic rollercoaster and creating long-term stability,” Sen. ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SF 2135

    Koochiching county road projects bond issue and appropriation

  • SF 2107

    Duluth airport authority airport improvements bond issue and appropriation

  • SR 134

    A Senate resolution congratulating the University of Minnesota women's hockey team on winning the 2015 NCAA women's hockey championship

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  • SF 2067

    Senate building appropriations

  • SF 2047

    Itasca, St. Louis and Lake county iron ore extracting and processing facilities laid off employees special unemployment benefit assistance authorization

  • SR 131

    A Senate resolution relating to appointment of a committee to escort the Governor to the House Chamber for a Joint Convention

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