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Senator Demographics
2009-2010 Biennium, Eighty-Sixth Legislature
As of April 21, 2014


Total Number of Senators:
67      
 
Senators by party affiliation:
46 69%   DFL
21 31%   Republican
 
Senators by gender:
40 60%   Men
27 40%   Women
 
Party affiliations by gender:
27 68%   Men are DFL
13 33%   Men are Republican
 
19 70%   Women are DFL
8 30%   Women are Republican
 
Senators by marital status:
75 112%   Married
3 4%   Single
2 3%   Widowed
1 1%   Partner
-14 -21%   Did not report
 
Senators with children:
62 93%    
 
Senators by highest level of education:
31 46%   Bachelor's degree
17 25%   Professional degree
15 22%   Some post-secondary education
15 22%   Master's degree
3 4%   Doctoral degree
2 3%   High school diploma
1 1%   Associate's degree
7 10%   Did not report
 
Senators by occupation:
16 24%   Business
13 19%   Law
9 13%   Financial services
8 12%   Communication
6 9%   Legislator
6 9%   Real estate
5 7%   Education
5 7%   Farming
4 6%   Retired
3 4%   Trade/technical
3 4%   Medical
1 1%   Homemaker
1 1%   Labor representative
1 1%   Religious
10 15%   Did not report
 
Senators by age:
1 1%   In their thirties
10 15%   In their forties
23 34%   In their fifties
18 27%   In their sixties
7 10%   In their seventies
2 3%   In their eighties
6 9%   Did not report
 
Average age of senators:
59 Years    
 
Senators by terms:
34 51%   1st-Term
13 19%   2nd-Term
19 28%   3rd-Term
3 4%   4th-Term
7 10%   5th-Term
3 4%   6th-Term
3 4%   7th-Term
3 4%   8th-Term
4 6%   9th-Term
2 3%   10th-Term
 
Senators serving longest in office:
10th Term :   Linda Berglin
      Keith Langseth
 
Senators who previously served in the
House of Representatives:
21 31%    
 
  ** All percentages are rounded.

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