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  Clark, Karen
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AffiliationDemocratic-Farmer-Labor  
  2001-02-18  
 
NameKaren Clark
Address2633 - 18th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55407, United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born July 00, 1945 (74 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifedRBH
Jun 22, 2016 03:17am
Tags Lesbian -
InfoFamily: Partner: Jacquelyn

Occupation: Legislator/College Instructor

Education: BS, nursing, College of St. Teresa, Winona; MPA, JFK School of Government, Harvard University

Elected: 1980

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
State Board/Commission/Council Minnesota Council on Asian-Pacific Minnesotans ??/??/19?? to ??/??/19??

State Board/Commission/Council Minnesota Council on the Economic Status of Women ??/??/19?? to ??/??/19??

GENERAL NOTES
She was the first openly homosexual person to run and be elected to the Minnesota Legislature, without previously having held a seat in it. She was the first openly lesbian member to serve in the Minnesota Legislature. She is also the longest serving openly lesbian member to serve in a state legislature in the United States. Allan Spear was the first openly homosexual member of the Minnesota Legislature.

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RACES
  11/08/2016 MN House Seat 62A Won 88.26% (+77.11%)
  11/04/2014 MN House Seat 62A Won 82.13% (+72.56%)
  11/06/2012 MN House Seat 62A Won 89.99% (+79.97%)
  11/02/2010 MN House Seat 61A Won 78.48% (+66.95%)
  11/04/2008 MN House Seat 61A Won 88.84% (+78.15%)
  11/07/2006 MN House Seat 61A Won 88.21% (+76.71%)
  11/02/2004 MN House Seat 61A Won 87.67% (+75.65%)
  11/05/2002 MN House Seat 61A Won 85.05% (+70.57%)
  11/07/2000 MN House Seat 61A Won 78.48% (+65.90%)
  11/03/1998 MN House Seat 61A Won 81.91% (+64.54%)
  11/05/1996 MN House Seat 61A Won 83.71% (+67.42%)
  11/08/1994 MN House Seat 61A Won 78.67% (+57.33%)
  11/03/1992 MN House Seat 61A Won 83.46% (+66.91%)
ENDORSEMENTS
MN District 05 - D Primary - Aug 14, 2018 D Patricia Torres Ray
MN US President - D Caucus - Mar 01, 2016 I Bernie Sanders
MN House Seat 61B - Special DFL Primary - Dec 06, 2011 DFL Susan Allen
MN US Senate - DFL Primary - Sep 09, 2008 DFL Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer
MN District 05 - DFL Primary - Sep 12, 2006 D Keith M. Ellison
MN US Senate - D Primary - Sep 12, 2006 D Amy Klobuchar
MN Governor - DFL Endorsement - Apr 07, 2002 DFL Becky Lourey