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Minnesota Legislature Officials | Major Party Leaders

Minnesota state home page: www.state.mn.us

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To find your polling place, go to the Minnesota Secretary of State's Polling Place Finder, or call the Duluth Public Library (218-730-4200/option 5) or St. Louis County Voter Registration (218-726-2385).

Designations for officials:
(e) = elected officials
(a) = appointed officials

Numbers in parentheses (2012) indicate the year that an elected official stands for re-election. The terms usually end in January of the following year.

 

Minnesota State Officials(e)

Note: IND-MN = Independence Party of Minnesota

Governor - Mark Dayton (DFL) (2018)
Lieutenant Governor - Tina Smith (DFL) (2018)
Office of the Governor & Lt. Governor
116 Veteran Service Building
20 W. 12th St.
St. Paul, MN 55155
tel: 651-201-3400  fax: 651-797-1850  toll free: 800-657-3717
Minnesota Relay: 800-627-3529 
e-mail: mark.dayton@state.mn.us
e-mail: tina.smith@state.mn.us
web: www.governor.state.mn.us

Secretary of State - Steve Simon  (DFL) (2018)
180 State Office Building
100 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
St. Paul, MN 55155-1299
tel: 651-296-2803  fax: 651-215-0682  tty:1-800-627-3529  toll free: 877-551-6767
e-mail: secretary.state@state.mn.us
web: www.sos.state.mn.us

Auditor - Rebecca Otto  (DFL) (2018)
525 Park Street, Suite 500
St. Paul, MN 55103
tel: 651-296-2551  fax: 651-297-4755  tdd: 800-627-3529
e-mail: state.auditor@auditor.state.mn.us
web: www.osa.state.mn.us

Attorney General - Lori Swanson  (DFL) (2018)
102 State Capitol
St. Paul, MN 55155
Consumer Inquiries
Consumer Division
445 Minnesota St., Suite 1400
St. Paul, MN 55155
tel: 651-296-3353  fax: 651-282-2155  tty: 651-297-7206
toll free: 1-800-657-3787  tty toll free: 1-800-366-4812
e-mail: attorney.general@state.mn.us
web: www.ag.state.mn.us

 

Minnesota Courts

Minnesota courts home page: www.mncourts.gov

State Court Information Office: 651-297-5532;  fax: 651-297-5636


Minnesota State Supreme Court (e - 6 year terms)

Minnesota Judicial Center
25 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
St. Paul, MN 55155
tel: 651-297-7650  fax: 651-297-4149

Chief Justice - Lorie Skjerven Gildea (2018)

Associate Justices:
G. Barry Anderson (2018)  
Christopher J. Dietzen (2016)
Natalie E. Hudson (appointee, to seat after Justice Page retires and when appellate court caseload is completed)
David L. Lillehaug (2020)
Alan C. Page (2016) (retiring August 2015)
David Stras, (2018)
Wilhelmina M. Wright (2020)



Minnesota Court of Appeals  (e - 6 year terms)

Minnesota Judicial Center
25 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
St. Paul, MN 55155
tel: 651-297-1000  fax: 651-297-8779

Chief Judge - Edward J. Cleary (2016)

Associate Judges:
Louise Dovre Bjorkman (2016)
Margaret H. Chutich (2020)
Francis J. Connolly (2016)
Jill Flaskamp Halbrooks  (2018)
Carol Hooten (2020)
Natalie E. Hudson (2016) (appointed to State Supreme Court)
Matthew E. Johnson (2016)
Michael L. Kirk (2020)
Michelle Larkin (2016)
Randolph W. Peterson (2016)
Denise D. Reilly (2016) 
Peter M. Reyes  (2016) 
John R. Rodenberg (2020)
Kevin G. Ross (2020)
Heidi S. Schellhas (2016)
John P. Smith (2020)
Larry B. Stauber (2016)
Renee L. Worke (2018)

 

Minnesota Legislature

Minnesota Legislature home page: www.leg.state.mn.us/

To find your state legislative district, go to the Minnesota Secretary of State's Polling Place Finder, or call the Duluth City Clerk's Office (730-5500), the Duluth Public Library (730-4200/option 5) (inside Duluth) or St. Louis County Voter Registration (726-2385) (outside Duluth).


Senators from the Region  (e - 4 year terms) (2016)

Note: IND-MN = Independence Party of Minnesota

Minnesota Senate home page: www.senate.leg.state.mn.us
Minnesota Senate
State Capitol
75 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
St. Paul, MN 55155

3rd District - Thomas M. Bakk, Cook (DFL)
(District includes Duluth precincts 11 & 23, Proctor & Hermantown)
tel: 651-296-8881  home: 218-741 - 6010  fax: 651-296-6511
e-mail: sen.tom.bakk@senate.mn

5th District - Tom Saxhaug, Grand Rapids (DFL)
tel: 651-296-4136   fax: 651-296-6511
e-mail: sen.tom.saxhaug@senate.mn

6th District - David J. Tomassoni, Chisholm (DFL)
tel: 651-296-8017   fax: 651-296-6511
e-mail: sen.david.tomassoni@senate.mn

7th District - Roger J. Reinert (DFL) (District includes Duluth precincts 1-10, 12-22, 24 - 34)  
tel: 651-296-4188  home: 218-733-2037  
e-mail: sen.roger.reinert@senate.mn

11th District - Tony Lourey, Kerrick  (DFL)
tel: 651-296-0293   fax: 651-296-6511
e-mail: sen.tony.lourey@senate.mn


Representatives from the Region (e - 2 year terms) (2016)

Minnesota House home page: www.house.leg.state.mn.us
Minnesota House
State Office Building
St. Paul, MN 55155

3A District - David Dill, Crane Lake (DFL)  
tel: 651-296-2190   fax: 651-296-8605 
e-mail: rep.david.dill@house.mn

3B District - Mary Murphy, Hermantown (DFL)
(District includes Duluth precincts 11 & 23, Proctor & Hermantown)
tel: 651-296-2676   home: 218-729-6399  fax: 651-297-8605
e-mail: rep.mary.murphy@house.mn

5A District - John Persell, Bemidji (DFL)
tel: 651-296-5516   fax: 651-296-8605  
e-mail: rep.john.persell@house.mn

5B District - Tom Anzelc, Balsam Twp  (DFL)
tel: 651-296-4936   fax: 651-296-8605
e-mail: rep.tom.anzelc@house.mn

6A District - Carly Melin, Hibbing  (DFL)  
tel: 651-296-0172   fax: 651-296-8605
e-mail: rep.carly.melin@house.mn

6B District - Jason Metsa, Virginia (DFL)
tel: 651-296-0170   fax: 651-297-8605  
e-mail: rep.jason.metsa@house.mn

7A District - Jennifer Schultz, Duluth (DFL)
(District includes Duluth precincts 1-10, 12-15, 17)
tel: 651-296-2228   home: 218-464-1463  fax: 651-296-8605
e-mail: rep.jennifer.schultz@house.mn

7B District - Erik Simonson, Duluth (DFL)
(District includes Duluth precincts 16, 18-22, 34) 
tel: 651-296-4246   home: 218-390-4949  fax: 651-296-8605  
e-mail: rep.erik.simonsonr@house.mn

11A District - Mike Sundin, Esko (DFL)  
tel: 651-296-4308   fax: 651-296-8605  
e-mail: rep.mike.sundin@house.mn

11B District - Jason Rarick, Pine City (R)  
tel: 651-296-0518   fax: 651-296-8605  
e-mail: rep.jason.rarick@house.mn

State Legislature Officials

Senate President - Sandy Pappas (DFL)
Senate Majority Leader - Tom Bakk (DFL)
Senate Minority Leader - David Hann. (R)

House Speaker- Kurt Daudt (R)
House Majority Leader - Joyce Peppin (R)
House Minority Leader - Paul Thissen (DFL)

 House Public Information Office  Senate Information Office
  toll free: 800-657-3550  toll free: 888-234-1112 
 TTY toll free: 800-627-3529  TTY toll free: 888-234-1216

 

Major Party Leaders

DFL

State
Ken Martin, State Chair
email: chair@dfl.org
Marge Hoffa, State Associate Chair
e-mail: associatechair@dfl.org

DFL Headquarters
255 E. Plato Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55107
tel: 651-251-6300
toll free: 800-999-7457 (MN only)
fax: 651-251-6325
web: www.dfl.org

8th District
Don Bye, Chair
     email: byelawoffice@hotmail.com 
8th Congressional District DFL
     1775 Co. 17 SW
     Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
     tel: 218-568-5530
     web: www.dfl.org/cd8

7th Senate District DFL
Rick Edwards, Chair
     email: richard.e.edwards@gmail.com
     tel: 218-728-8943
7th Senate District DFL
     P.O. Box 3494
     Mt. Royal Station
     Duluth, MN 55803
     web: www.dfl.org/sd07


Republican Party of Minnesota

State
Keith Downey, State Chair
     email: chair@mngop.com
Chris Fields, Deputy State Chair
     email: cfields@mngop.com

Republican Party Headquarters
     2200 E. Franklin Ave., Ste. 201
     Minneapolis, MN 55404
     tel: 651-222-0022
     Duluth tel: 218-727-7211
     fax: 651-224-4122
     email: info@mngop.com
     web: www.mngop.com

 

8th District
Ted Lovdahl, Chair
     email: lovdahl@bigfork.net

 8th Congressional District Republican Party of Minnesota
     302 Chestnut St., Ste. 404
     Virginia, MN 55792
     email: info@mn8republican.org
     web: www.mn8republican.org

St. Louis County
Ron Britton, Chair
     email: chair@stlouisrpm.com
St. Louis County Republican Party of Minnesota
     302 Chestnut St., Ste. 404
     Virginia, MN 55792
     tel: 218-741-7408
     fax: 218-741-5322
     email: info@stlouisrpm.com
     web: www.stlouisrpm.com


 Independence Party of Minnesota

State
Mark Meyer, State Chair
     email:  chair@mnip.org

Independence Party MN Headquarters
     P.O. Box 40495
     St. Paul, MN 55104
     tel: 651-9998-9156  
     email:  info@mnip.org
     web: www.mnip.org

8th District - contact state organization

 

Green Party of Minnesota

State
Andy Exley, State Chair
     email: AndyExley@mngreens.org

Green Party Headquarters
     4200 Cedar Ave. S., Ste. 8
     Minneapolis, MN  55407
     tel: 651-288-2820
     email: info@mngreens.org
     web: www.mngreens.nationbuilder.com

Duluth Area
8th Congressionial District Green Party
     P.O. Box 161603
     Duluth, MN  55816
     web: https://sites.google.com/site/mn8cdgp/home

 

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