LeRoy Stumpf

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LeRoy Stumpf
Member of the Minnesota Senate
from the 1st district
In office
January 4, 1983 – January 2, 2017
Preceded by redrawn district
Succeeded by Mark Johnson
Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 1B district
In office
January 6, 1981 – January 3, 1983
Preceded by John Corbid
Succeeded by district redrawn
Personal details
Born (1944-05-29) May 29, 1944 (age 72)
Political party Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party
Spouse(s) Carol
Children 3
Alma mater St. Paul Seminary
Syracuse University
Occupation farmer

LeRoy A. Stumpf (born May 29, 1944) is a Minnesota politician and former member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), he represented District 1, which included all or portions of Kittson, Marshall, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake and Roseau counties in the northwestern part of the state.[1]

Education[edit]

Stumpf graduated from Nazareth Hall High School, and then went on to receive a B.A. from the St. Paul Seminary in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He later received a M.P.A. from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York.[1]

Minnesota House of Representatives[edit]

Stumpf served in the Minnesota House of Representatives from 1981 to 1983, representing District 1B.[1]

Minnesota Senate[edit]

Stumpf was first elected to the Senate in 1982 and was re-elected in every subsequent election since then until he didn't seek re-election in 2016. He served as a majority whip from 1991 to 1993, and chaired the Education Committee from 1993 to 1997 and from 2009 to 2011, and the Children, Families and Learning Committee from 1997 to 2001.[1] Stumpf announced his retirement in February 2016, saying that he would finish out the rest of the term and not run for reelection.[2]

Electoral history[edit]

Minnesota Senate 1st district election, 2012[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DFL LeRoy Stumpf (incumbent) 22,298 60.59
Republican Steve Nordhagen 14,475 39.33
Write-in N/A 29 0.08
Minnesota Senate 1st district election, 2010[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DFL LeRoy Stumpf (incumbent) 15,614 58.33 -37.91pp
Republican Russell Walker 11,132 41.58
Write-in N/A 24 0.09
Minnesota Senate 1st district election, 2006[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DFL LeRoy Stumpf (incumbent) 24,861 96.24 +32.31pp
Write-in Roger Schmitz 603 2.33
Minnesota Senate 1st district election, 2002[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DFL LeRoy Stumpf (incumbent) 19,227 63.93
Republican Lyle Kenner 10,845 36.06
Minnesota Senate 1st district election, 2000[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DFL LeRoy Stumpf (incumbent) 17,651 60.23
Republican Lyle Kenner 10,500 35.83
Independence Jual Carlson 1,156 3.94

Personal life[edit]

Stumpf and his wife, Carol, are the owners of Two Fools Vineyard near Plummer.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Minnesota Legislators Past & Present - Legislator Record - Stumpf, LeRoy A". Leg.state.mn.us. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  2. ^ Lopez, Ricardo (February 24, 2016). "State Sen. Leroy Stumpf announces retirement after 36 years in Legislature". Star Tribune. 
  3. ^ "Results for All State Senate Races, 2012". Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Results for All State Senate Races, 2010". Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Results for All State Senate Races, 2006". Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Results for All State Senate Races, 2002". Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Results for All State Senate Races, 2000". Minnesota Secretary of State. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  8. ^ Two Fools Vineyard

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