Minnesota

Minnesota is a U.S. state with two senators in the United States Senate and eight representatives in the United States House of Representatives.

Each state elects two senators for staggered 6-year terms. Senators represent the entire state. Minnesota’s senators are:

Senior Senator

Amy Klobuchar

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 4, 2007
Next Election: 2018
Junior Senator

Alan β€œAl” Franken

Democrat
Took Office: Jul 7, 2009
Next Election: 2020

The United States is divided into 435 congressional districts, each with a population of about 710,000 individuals. Each district elects a representative to the House for a two-year term. Representatives are also called congressmen/congresswomen.

Minnesota’s representatives are:

1st District

Timothy Walz

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 4, 2007
Fillmore County, Blue Earth County, ...
2nd District

John Kline

Republican
Took Office: Jan 7, 2003
Goodhue County, Dakota County, Wabasha ...
3rd District

Erik Paulsen

Republican
Took Office: Jan 6, 2009
Bloomington, Corcoran, Plymouth, Maple Grove, ...
4th District

Betty McCollum

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 2001
Ramsey County, St. Paul, Woodbury, ...
5th District

Keith Ellison

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 4, 2007
Minneapolis, Fridley, St. Louis Park, ...
6th District

Tom Emmer

Republican
Took Office: Jan 6, 2015
Wright County, Sherburne County, Benton ...
7th District

Collin Peterson

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 1991
Otter Tail County, Polk County, ...
8th District

Richard Nolan

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
St. Louis County, Cook County, ...