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Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.)

  • District: Senior Senator from Minnesota
  • Residence: Minneapolis
  • Born: May 25, 1960; Plymouth, Minn.
  • Religion: Congregationalist
  • Family: Husband, John Bessler; one child
  • Education: Yale U., B.A. 1982 (political science); U. of Chicago, J.D. 1985
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Hennepin County attorney, 1999-2007; U.S. Senate, 2007-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2006 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Conservation, Forestry & Natural Resources; Jobs, Rural Economic Growth & Energy Innovation; Livestock and Dairy); Commerce, Science & Transportation (Aviation Operations, Safety & Security; Communications, Technology & the Internet; Consumer Protection, Product Safety & Insurance; Science & Space; Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine; Tourism, Competitiveness and Innovation); Judiciary (Antitrust, Competition Policy & Consumer Rights - Chairwoman; Bankruptcy & Courts; Crime & Terrorism; Immigration, Refugees & Border Security; Oversight, Federal Rights & Agency Actions); Rules & Administration; Joint Economic - Vice Chairwoman
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State Information: Minnesota

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Amy Klobuchar (D) 1,854,595 65.2%
Kurt Bills (R) 867,974 30.5%
Stephen Williams (INDC) 73,539 2.6%
Tim Davis (GR) 30,531 1.1%
Michael Cavlan (MOP) 13,986 0.5%
Write-In (WRI) 2,582 0.1%
2006 general Amy Klobuchar (D) 1,278,849 58.1%
Mark Kennedy (R) 835,653 37.9%
Rob Fitzgerald (INDC) 71,194 3.2%
Michael Cavlan (GREEN) 10,714 0.5%
Gregory Powers (CNSTP) 5,408 0.2%
write-ins (Write-In) 954 0%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 54.06% John McCain: 43.82%
2012 : 52.65% : 44.96%
2004 John Kerry: 51% George W. Bush: 48%
2000 Al Gore: 48% George W. Bush: 46%
1996 Bill Clinton: 51% Robert Dole: 35%
1992 Bill Clinton: 43% George H. W. Bush: 32%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 53% George H. W. Bush: 46%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 50% :

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