Issues

A UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE…

At the age of 14, Torrey lost his vision in a farm-related accident. Instead of giving up on his athletic career, Torrey transitioned from the basketball team to joining the wrestling squad.

OVERCOMING OBSTACLES…

When faced with adversity, Torrey doesn’t give up and has a “can do” attitude. He brings this same courage to fight on our behalf in St. Paul …

  • 2012 inductee to the Wrestling Hall of Fame and awarded the Medal of Courage

  • Appointed by the president in 2002 to serve on the Ticket toWork Task Force which advises on improving employment opportunities for people with disabilities

  • Graduate of William Mitchell Law School and practicing attorney

  • Owner of a small business

  • Husband to wife, Anna, father to daughters Madelyn and Whitney dubbed the “Minnesota twins” and son, Carter

  • State Senator, District 12

SOLID LEADERSHIP…

Raised on a dairy farm near Elbow Lake, Torrey shares our Minnesota values of hard work and common sense.

UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE…

When faced with adversity and challenges – Torrey has a ‘can do’ attitude and finds ways to get things done.

A  VISION FOR OUR FUTURE…

Put an end to the big spending, business as usual in St. Paul, limit the size and reach of government, improve the private sector, and protect our children’s future from the impersonal hand of an oversized government.

As a member of the state legislature, Torrey is proud to consistently vote for a balanced budget, and continues to support getting a Balanced Budget Amendment added to the U.S. Constitution to reign in out of control spending.

DEFENDING OUR 2ND AMENDMENT… 

Senator Westrom has a strong record of fighting to protect the rights of every law-abiding gun owner and ensure that Minnesota’s proud hunting and sporting traditions are preserved for the next generation to enjoy.In 2016 Senator Westrom was just one of seven Minnesota state senators who received the 2016 Friend of the Second Amendment award by the Minnesota Gun Owners Caucus and Political Action Committee.

 

LOWER ENERGY COSTS…

Immediately approve the building of the Keystone Pipeline in order to move the U.S. closer toward energy independence, create local jobs, lower energy and gas costs, while ensuring an adequate supply of prolate to keep prices lower.

REPEAL OBAMA CARE AND START OVER…

Eliminate the “unaffordable care act” that is hurting seniors, families, farmers, and businesses. Replace it with patient-driven, free market solutions that puts decision making back in the hands of patients and doctors.

BALANCE THE BUDGET…

As a member of the state legislature, Torrey is proud to consistently vote for a balanced budget, and will fight in favor of bringing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

CUT BACK ON SPENDING…

End the career politicians’ reckless, runaway spending, and repeated raising of the debt ceiling that is saddling our children with mountains of debt.

FIGHTING FOR AGRICULTURE…

Torrey Westrom grew up working on his family dairy farm and has been a life-long advocate for agriculture, like fighting on behalf of policies such as the renewable energy or Fuel Standard.