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Thompson, David A. "Dave"
Senate 2011-2012 (District 36); Senate 2013-Present (District 58)
Party when first elected: Republican
|Date of Birth: 10/2/1961
||Date of Death:
|Birth Place: Minnesota
||Birth Country: United States
|Other Names: Dave
||Religion: Evangelical Free Christian
|City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Attorney, Consultant; David A. Thompson Attorney at Law
East Grand Forks High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1980
University of North Dakota; B.A.; Economics and Political Science, Phi Beta Kappa, 1984
University of Minnesota, Law School; J.D.; 1987
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Rhonda (married around 1985)
Two children: Amanda (daughter), Phil (son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Special Legislative Concerns: spending, tax and regulatory policy, and education.
He lived in Little Falls, Minnesota before he moved to East Grand Forks, Minnesota, with his family.
He was a member of Trinity Evangelical Free in Lakeville, Minnesota.
Religion provided by his 2010 campaign website.
In 2013, he declared his candidacy for governor in 2014.
88th Legislative Session (2013-2014)
||Term of Office: 1/8/2013 to 1/2/2017
Occupation: Attorney, Consultant; In-House Counsel Twin Cities Power, LLC
State and Local Government
Taxes Subcommittee: Tax Reform Division
Assistant Minority Leader
Leadership Notes: He resigned from this position on July 3, 2013.
87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)
||Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
Occupation: Attorney, Consultant; David A. Thompson Attorney at Law
Special Session Bills Authored: 2011 1st Sp.S. - Author
Commerce and Consumer Protection
Judiciary and Public Safety
State Government Innovation and Veterans
Assistant Majority Leader
Leadership Notes: He resigned from this position on December 27, 2011.
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