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Legislative Time Capsule - 64th Legislature (1965-1966)

Session Dates (All Sessions)

  Convened Adjourned Calendar Days Legislative Days - House Legislative Days - Senate
1965
1/5/1965 5/24/1965 140 100 103
1966 1st Special Session
Reapportionment. Matters considered: Apportionment.
4/25/1966 5/19/1966 25 17 16

Legislation (All Sessions)

  House - Bills Introduced Senate - Bills Introduced Laws Resolutions
1965 2249 2083 903   Search 5
1966 1st Special Session 11 7 1   Search 0

Legislation - Other Information

Vetoes (All Sessions)

  Full Bills Vetoed
(including pockets)
Pocket Vetoes Bills with Line Item Vetoes [# of lines vetoed] TOTAL
Full Bills Vetoed + Lines Vetoed
TOTAL
Full Bills Vetoed + Bills with Lines Vetoed
1965 13 9 2   [3] 16 15
1966 1st Special Session 1 0 0   [0] 1 1

Legislators

All House Senate

Leadership         

Speaker of the House Lloyd L. Duxbury, Jr.  (Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus)
House Majority Leader Aubrey W. Dirlam  (Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus)
House Minority Leader Frederick Anthony Cina  (Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus)
President of the Senate This position was handled multiple ways historically - See full list
Senate Majority Leader John Matthew Zwach, Sr.  (Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus)
Senate Minority Leader Paul A. Thuet, Jr.  (Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus)

Election Results

- Selected election results are available at this page.

Party Control of the House of Representatives (All Sessions)

Date Event Note Total Seats C/R/IR L/DFL Other Margin
1/5/1965 Convenes District 30 was vacant at the convening of the Legislature. Linn Slattengren, won the 1964 general election but was found guilty of violating the Minnesota Corrupt Practices Act. He was not sworn in. [Total seats possible = 135] 134 78 55 1 23
4/20/1965 Special election John P. Wingard (Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus) won the special election for a House seat in District 30 on March 27, 1965. He was sworn in on April 20, 1965. 135 79 55 1 24
3/2/1966 Death Rep. Reuben Nelson (Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus, 56) died. 134 79 54 1 25
5/18/1966 Special election Arlan Stangeland (Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus) won the special election for a House seat in District 56 on May 10, 1966. He was sworn in on May 18, 1966. 135 80 54 1 26
C=Conservative  R=Republican  IR=Independent Republican  L=Liberal  DFL=Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Party Control of the Senate (All Sessions)

Date Event Note Total Seats C/R/IR L/DFL Other Margin
1/5/1965 Convenes [Total seats possible = 67] 67 44 23 0 21
C=Conservative  R=Republican  IR=Independent Republican  L=Liberal  DFL=Democratic-Farmer-Labor

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Governor (Full List)