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Timothy Walz

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Tim Walz currently serves the 1st Congressional district of Minnesota

Tim Walz has been a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives for the 1st Congressional District of Minnesota since 2007. (map)

Record and controversies

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Iraq War

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Environmental record

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Biography

Walz was born in West Point, Nebraska in 1964. When he was 17 he joined the Army National Guard and served for the next 24 years including in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. Walz had previously started a small business, Educational Travel Adventures, Inc., that provides educational trips to China for high school students. Walz has also been an accomplished football coach and high school teacher, winning the 2002 Minnesota Ethics in Education award winner, 2003 Mankato Teacher of the Year, and the 2003 Minnesota Teacher of Excellence.[1]

Congressional career

2006 election

Walz defeated Republican Rep. Gil Gutknecht 53% to 47% to take possession of the seat in the 2006 congressional elections. [2]

Money in politics

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Links to more campaign contribution information for Timothy Walz
from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.
Fundraising profile: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by organization/corporation: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by industry: 2006 election cycle Career totals


Committees and Affiliations

Committees

  • House Committee on Agriculture
    • Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, Energy, and Research
    • Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management

More Background Data

Background information on Gil Gutknecht, whom Timothy Walz challenged in the 2006 congressional elections:

Contact

Washington D.C.:
1529 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: 202-225-2472
Fax: 202-225-3433
Web Email
Website

Mankato Office:
227 E Main St, Suite 220
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-388-2149

Rochester Office:
1134 7th St NW
Rochester, MN 55901
Phone: 507-206-0643

Articles and Resources

Sources

External resources

Local blogs and discussion sites

External articles

Corresponding article on Wikipedia and Cause Caller. (If Cause Caller link does not work, pick from its list of senators and representatives.)

Current Office: U.S. House of Representatives
111th Congress
Leadership Position:
Committees Chaired:
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Caucuses:
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110th Congress
Leadership Position:
None
Committees Chaired:
Committees,
Ranking Member On:

Caucuses:
Committees: House Committee on Agriculture, House Committee on Agriculture/Subcommittee on Conservation Credit Energy and Research, House Committee on Agriculture/Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure/Subcommittee on Economic Development Public Buildings and Emergency Management, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure/Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure/Subcommittee on Railroads Pipelines and Hazardous Materials, House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House Committee on Veterans' Affairs/Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
Congressional Career
First Elected to Current Office:
November 7, 2006
First Took Current Office:
January 4, 2007
Next Election:
November 2, 2010
Term Ends:
Freshman Member?
no
Previous Political Work?
None or not available
Other Party Membership:
District Offices:
1. 227 E Main St, Suite 220, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-388-2149 / Fax:
2. 1134 7th St NW, Rochester, MN 55901
Phone: 507-206-0643 / Fax:




Campaign Contact:

Website: http://www.timwalz.org/
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Date of Birth: April 6, 1964