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Minnesota Senate Offices
Secretary of the Senate red diamond image Information
75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Room 231 red diamond image St. Paul, MN 55155-1606
Phone: 651.296.0504 red diamond image Fax Phone: 651.296.6511 red diamond image Toll-free: 888.234.1112
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Senator Demographics
2009-2010 Biennium, Eighty-Sixth Legislature
As of August 20, 2017


Total Number of Senators:
67      
 
Senators by party affiliation:
33 49%   DFL
34 51%   Republican
 
Senators by gender:
51 76%   Men
16 24%   Women
 
Party affiliations by gender:
24 47%   Men are DFL
27 53%   Men are Republican
 
9 56%   Women are DFL
7 44%   Women are Republican
 
Senators by marital status:
3 4%   Married
64 96%   Did not report
 
Senators with children:
56 84%    
 
Senators by highest level of education:
23 34%   Bachelor\'s degree
12 18%   Master\'s degree
8 12%   Professional degree
6 9%   Doctoral degree
5 7%   Some post-secondary education
2 3%   Associate\'s degree
1 1%   High school diploma
10 15%   Did not report
 
Senators by occupation:
17 25%   Business
9 13%   Law
7 10%   Retired
6 9%   Medical
5 7%   Financial services
5 7%   Legislator
4 6%   Real estate
3 4%   Education
2 3%   Communication
2 3%   Government
1 1%   Firefighter
6 9%   Did not report
 
Senators by age:
1 1%   In their thirties
4 6%   In their forties
13 19%   In their fifties
15 22%   In their sixties
5 7%   In their seventies
29 43%   Did not report
 
Average age of senators:
59 Years    
 
Senators by terms:
21 31%   1st-Term
16 24%   2nd-Term
13 19%   3rd-Term
4 6%   4th-Term
5 7%   5th-Term
2 3%   6th-Term
1 1%   7th-Term
2 3%   8th-Term
1 1%   9th-Term
2 3%   10th-Term
 
Senators serving longest in office:
10th Term :   Richard Cohen
      John Marty
 
Senators who previously served in the
House of Representatives:
23 34%    
 
  ** All percentages are rounded.

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