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  Anderson, Wendell R. "Wendy"
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AffiliationDemocratic–Farmer–Labor  
<-  1976-01-01  
 
NameWendell R. "Wendy" Anderson
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St. Paul, Minnesota , United States
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Born February 01, 1933
DiedJuly 17, 2016 (83 years)
ContributorThe Oncoming Storm
Last ModifedIndyGeorgia
Jul 17, 2016 04:02pm
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Infoborn in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., February 1, 1933; educated in the public schools of St. Paul; graduated, University of Minnesota 1954 and University of Minnesota Law School 1960; admitted to the Minnesota bar in 1960 and commenced practice in St. Paul; represented the United States in 1956 Olympic Games (hockey) at Cortina, Italy; served in the United States Army 1956-1957; member, Minnesota house of representatives 1959-1963; member, Minnesota senate 1963-1971; governor of Minnesota from 1971, until his resignation in 1976; member of the Democratic National Committee�s Executive Committee 1974-1975; Democratic National Convention Platform Committee chairman 1975; appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate, December 30, 1976, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Walter F. Mondale for the term ending January 3, 1979, and served from December 30, 1976, until his resignation December 29, 1978; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1978; is a resident of Wayzata, Minn.


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  11/07/1978 MN US Senate Lost 40.39% (-16.18%)
  09/12/1978 MN US Senate - DFL Primary Won 56.89% (+25.09%)
  12/30/1976 MN US Senate Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  07/15/1976 US Vice President - D Convention Lost 0.03% (-94.24%)
  11/05/1974 MN Governor Won 62.80% (+33.45%)
  09/10/1974 MN Governor - DFL Primary Won 78.23% (+56.46%)
  07/13/1972 US Vice President - D Convention Lost 0.14% (-58.94%)
  11/03/1970 MN Governor Won 54.04% (+8.51%)
ENDORSEMENTS
MN US Senate - DFL Primary - Sep 09, 2008 D Al Franken
MN Governor - DFL Primary - Sep 12, 2006 DFL Mike Hatch
MN District 05 - DFL Primary - Sep 12, 2006 DFL Mike Erlandson
St. Paul Mayor - Primary - Sep 13, 2005 DFL Chris Coleman