Current City Officials Elected to the Minnesota Legislature

November 14, 2022

Last week’s legislative elections added 10 elected city officials to the House and Senate.

In last week’s general election, 10 current elected city officials were elected to seats in the Minnesota Senate and House. These 10 newly elected legislators will join 25 other legislators who formerly served as elected city officials when the Legislature convenes on Jan. 3.

The new legislators:

Senate District 3: City of Hermantown Council Member Grant Hauschild (DFL) won election to the seat vacated by Senator Tom Bakk.

Senate District 38: City of Brooklyn Park Council Member Susan Pha (DFL) won election to the seat vacated by Senator Chris Eaton.

House District 3A: City of Ely Mayor Roger J. Skraba (R) defeated incumbent Representative Rob Ecklund.

House District 4B: City of Hawley Mayor Jim Joy (R) won election to the seat vacated by Representative Paul Marquart.

House District 5A: City of Lake Shore Mayor Krista Knudsen (R) won election to the seat vacated by Representative John Poston.

House District 30A: City of Albertville Council Member Walter Hudson (R) won election in the open district.

House District 42A: City of Plymouth Council Member Ned Carroll (DFL) won election in the open district.

House 46A: City of St. Louis Park Council Member Larry Kraft (DFL) won election to the seat vacated by Representative Ryan Winkler.

House District 48B: City of Chanhassen Council Member Lucy Rehm (DFL) defeated incumbent Representative Greg Boe.

House District 51B: City of Bloomington Council Member Nathan Coulter (DFL) won election in the open district.

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