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Tom Bakk

Latest statement about running for governor: Announced June 7 that he’ll run for governor: “Too many Minnesotans are losing their jobs, homes and health insurance.

Latest statement about running for governor: Announced June 7 that he’ll run for governor: “Too many Minnesotans are losing their jobs, homes and health insurance. I am determined to turn Minnesota around, restore balance, fairness and common sense to our economic policies.”

Party: DFL

Current government position: State senator, District 6

Elected: 2003

Term: 2nd

Occupation: Carpenter

Birth date: June 8, 1954

Home: Cook

Education: A.A., Mesabi Community College: B.B.A., University of Minnesota-Duluth (business administration)

Website: Tom Bakk – Minnesota’s Next Governor

E-mail: sen.tom.bakk@senate.mn 

Key issues and priorities: His top issues are job growth and job security.

Political experience: Represented House District 6A from 1995 to 2003. Served for 11 years as a labor representative for the United Brotherhood of Carpenters. Also served as president of Iron Range Building Trades.

Background articles:

Wikipedia

Senate profile

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