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Kent Eken

Democratic-Farmer-Labor — Senator — District 4
Available Terms:
  • 2009-2010
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Kent Eken represents Senate District 4 in the Minnesota Senate, is a member of six committees, and is the primary sponsor of 333 bills.

2002 9800.0
2004 -1400.0
2006 6325.0
2008 5250.0
2010 5950.0

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

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News and Blog Coverage

Voters will decide legislators’ pay issue

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota voters will be asked this fall whether state lawmakers should be setting their own salaries, or whether those decisions should be made by an independent citizens commission. DFL Sen. Kent Eken is one legislator who believes lawmakers should not be voting on their own compensation. ...

Rural Task Force Members Unified on Workforce Development Bill

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The bi-partisan centerpiece legislation from the Senate Rural Task Force is now supported by both parties in the House of Representatives as well. The legislation invests in rural career counseling coordinators to advise youth of employment and education opportunities. The bill has already passed out of ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SF 2983

    Campground state permit requirements modification

  • SF 2979

    Appleton regional public television bond issue and appropriation

  • SF 2928

    Home care providers and children with disabilities parents and guardians income tax credits; appropriation

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  • SF 2890

    Intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities (ICF/DD) rate increase to cover expenses related to a minimum wage increase authorization

  • SF 2848

    Higher education internship tax credit modification

  • SF 2850

    North Dakota oil production and Minnesota impact study and appropriation

Recent Votes

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HF 2958

Wardlow motion - Refuse to Adopt

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5441.0
•••No: 7758.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 2958

Wardlow motion - Refuse to Adopt

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5441.0
•••No: 7758.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 247

Davnie motion - Refuse to Adopt

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5844.0
•••No: 7255.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 247

Davnie motion - Refuse to Adopt

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5844.0
•••No: 7255.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 2958

Repassage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7154.0
•••No: 6045.0
•••Other: 00.0
HF 2958

Repassage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7154.0
•••No: 6045.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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