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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 579 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:

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



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. ...


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

  • SF 1304

    Legislative budget office creation

  • SC 5

    A Senate concurrent resolution relating to adjournment for more than three days

  • SF 1216

    Community offender reentry program grant appropriation

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  • SF 1183

    Western Lake Superior sanitary district combined heat and power system grant bond issue and appropriation

  • SF 1184

    Duluth steam system grant bond issue and appropriation

  • SF 1104

    Silver Creek township wastewater collection and treatment facility bond issue and appropriation

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