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Doty, Al

House 2007-2010 (District 12B)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Crow Wing, Morrison

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1945
Birth Place: Minnesota
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Royalton
Occupation (when first elected): Senior Advocate, Horizon Health Inc./Retired History and Social Studies Teacher and Wrestling Coach, Pierz High School

EDUCATION

Campbell High School; Secondary;
University of Minnesota, Morris; B.A.; Political Science, History and Social Studies, With Distinction, 1967
University of Manitoba, Canada; Attended Graduate School; History

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Donna
Children: Two stepchildren: Angela and Craig
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He ran unsuccessfully as the Independence Party's candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 2004 election.

He ran unsuccessfully as the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party endorsed candidate for Minnesota Senate District 9 in the 2012 election.

He was a former teacher and wrestling coach at Pierz High School.

He was a founding member of Faith Community Church. Religion provided by the 2006 WCCO TV Voters' Guide.

Total Days Served: 1462

SESSIONS SERVED

86th Legislative Session (2009-2010)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 12B
Elected: 11/4/2008
Residence: Royalton
Term of Office: 1/6/2009 to 1/3/2011
Counties Represented: Crow Wing, Morrison
Occupation: Senior Advocate/Retired Educator
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Minutes
  • Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs: Veterans Affairs Division Minutes
  • Finance: Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division Minutes
  • Finance: Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division Minutes
Session Notes: His margin of victory over Mike LeMieur was only 76 votes so an automatic recount occurred. After the recount he was declared the winner by 76 votes.

85th Legislative Session (2007-2008)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 12B
Elected: 11/7/2006
Residence: Royalton
Term of Office: 1/3/2007 to 1/5/2009
Counties Represented: Crow Wing, Morrison
Occupation: Senior Advocate, Horizon Health Inc./Retired History and Social Studies Teacher and Wrestling Coach, Pierz High School
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Minutes
  • Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs: Veterans Affairs Division Minutes
  • Finance: Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division Minutes
  • Finance: Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division Minutes
  • Finance: Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division: Watersheds, Wetlands and Buffers Minutes
  • Finance: Transportation Finance Division Minutes
Session Interviews
Session Interview (Video) 2008 House Interview

Session Interview (Video) 2007 House Interview


Articles & Books About
Simpson, Mia. "Not Ready to Relax, Doty Spurns Retirement, Again, to Represent District." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, January 19, 2007, p. 19.



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