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Minnesota Legislature Officials | Major Party Leaders

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

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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) (2014)
Office of the Governor
130 State Capitol
St. Paul, MN 55155
tel: 651-201-3400  fax: 651-797-1850  toll free: 800-657-3717
tdd: 651-201-3460  
e-mail: mark.dayton@state.mn.us
web: www.governor.state.mn.us

Lieutenant Governor - Yvonne Prettner-Solon (DFL) (2014)
130 State Capitol
St. Paul, MN 55155
tel: 651-201-3400  fax: 651-797-1850  toll free: 800-657-3717
tdd: 651-201-3460  
e-mail: yvonne.prettnersolon@state.mn.us
web: www.governor.state.mn.us

Secretary of State - Mark Ritchie  (DFL) (2014)
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) (2014)
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) (2014)
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.courts.state.mn.us

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)
David L. Lillehaug (2014)
Alan C. Page (2016)
David Stras, (2018)
Wilhelmina M. Wright (2014)



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 (2014)
 (Chief Judge, effective 11/1/13)
Francis J. Connolly (2016)
Jill Flaskamp Halbrooks  (2018)
Carol Hooten (2014)
Natalie E. Hudson (2016)
Matthew E. Johnson (2016)
Michael L. Kirk (2014)
Michelle Larkin (2016)
Randolph W. Peterson (2016)
Denise D. Reilly (2016) 
Peter M. Reyes  (2016) 
John R. Rodenberg (2014)
Kevin G. Ross (2008)
Heidi S. Schellhas (2016)
John P. Smith (2014)
Larry Stauber (2016)
Renee 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) (2014)

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 - Tom Huntley, Duluth (DFL)
(District includes Duluth precincts 1-10, 12-15, 17)
tel: 651-296-2228   home: 218-724-6568  fax: 651-296-8605
e-mail: rep.thomas.huntley@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 - Tim Faust, Hinckley (DFL)  
tel: 651-296-0518   fax: 651-296-8605  
e-mail: rep.tim.faust@house.mn

State Legislature Officials

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

House Speaker- Paul Thissen (DFL)
House Majority Leader - Erin Murphy (DFL)
House Minority Leader - Kurt Daudt (R)

 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
e-mail: 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
314 W. Superior St..
Duluth, MN 55802
tel: 218-733-0745 (w)

 

Republican Party of Minnesota

State
Keith Downey, State Chair
     email: chairman@mngop.com
Kelly Fenton, Deputy State Chair
     email: mbb@mngop.com

Republican Party Headquarters
525 Park St., Suite 250
St. Paul, MN 55103
tel: 651-222-0022
Duluth tel: 218-727-7211
fax: 651-224-4122
e-mail: info@mngop.com
web: www.mngop.com

 

8th District
web: www.mn8republican.org

Ted Lovdahl, Chair
34486 County Rd. 40
Effie, MN 56639
tel: 218-743-3686
e-mail: lovdahl@bigfork.net

 


Independence Party of Minnesota

State
Jack Uldrich, State Chair
e-mail:  jackuldrich@yahoo.com
Dan Justesen, acting Vice Chair
email:  info@mnip.org


IND-MN Headquarters
P.O. Box 40495
St. Paul, MN 55104
tel: 651-487-8700  fax: 651-789-0307"
e-mail: Secretary-A@mnip.org
web: www.mnip.org

8th District
Caroline Soyring, Chair
tel: 218-865-4459
e-mail: chair@ipcd8.net
web: www.independenceminnesota.org/local-parties/district-8

 

 

Green Party of Minnesota

State
Andy Exley, State Chair
     email: AndyExley@mngreens.org
Green Party Headquarters
180 5th St. E., Suite 222
St. Paul, MN  55101
tel: 651-288-2820
e-mail: cc@mngreens.org
web: www.mngreens.org

Duluth Area
Duluth Area Green Party
P.O. Box 161014
Duluth, MN  55816
tel: 218-728-6169;  218-525-3430
e-mail: info@duluthgreens.org
web:  www.duluthgreens.org

 

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