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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 December 10, 2016


Total Number of Senators:
67      
 
Senators by party affiliation:
39 58%   DFL
28 42%   Republican
 
Senators by gender:
44 66%   Men
23 34%   Women
 
Party affiliations by gender:
24 55%   Men are DFL
20 45%   Men are Republican
 
15 65%   Women are DFL
8 35%   Women are Republican
 
Senators by marital status:
7 10%   Married
60 90%   Did not report
 
Senators with children:
54 81%    
 
Senators by highest level of education:
25 37%   Bachelor\'s degree
18 27%   Master\'s degree
10 15%   Professional degree
10 15%   Some post-secondary education
6 9%   Doctoral degree
3 4%   Associate\'s degree
1 1%   High school diploma
15 22%   Did not report
 
Senators by occupation:
22 33%   Business
11 16%   Law
7 10%   Legislator
7 10%   Retired
7 10%   Financial services
7 10%   Medical
5 7%   Education
4 6%   Real estate
3 4%   Communication
2 3%   Government
2 3%   Farming
1 1%   Firefighter
9 13%   Did not report
 
Senators by age:
1 1%   In their thirties
5 7%   In their forties
13 19%   In their fifties
20 30%   In their sixties
3 4%   In their seventies
25 37%   Did not report
 
Average age of senators:
59 Years    
 
Senators by terms:
25 37%   1st-Term
23 34%   2nd-Term
16 24%   3rd-Term
9 13%   4th-Term
5 7%   5th-Term
2 3%   6th-Term
1 1%   7th-Term
2 3%   8th-Term
2 3%   9th-Term
3 4%   10th-Term
 
Senators serving longest in office:
10th Term :   Richard Cohen
      John Marty
      LeRoy A. Stumpf
 
Senators who previously served in the
House of Representatives:
26 39%    
 
  ** All percentages are rounded.

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