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

Scroll down for a map of the districts.


Each state elects two senators for staggered 6-year terms. Senators represent the entire state.

Senior Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Took Office: Jan 4, 2007
Next Election: 2018
Party: Democrat
Junior Senator
Alan β€œAl” Franken
Took Office: Jul 7, 2009
Next Election: 2020
Party: Democrat


The United States is divided into 435 congressional districts — 8 in Minnesota — 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.

1st District
Timothy Walz
Took Office: Jan 4, 2007
Party: Democrat
Fillmore County, Blue Earth County, ...
2nd District
John Kline
Took Office: Jan 7, 2003
Party: Republican
Goodhue County, Dakota County, Wabasha ...
3rd District
Erik Paulsen
Took Office: Jan 6, 2009
Party: Republican
Bloomington, Corcoran, Plymouth, Maple Grove, ...
4th District
Betty McCollum
Took Office: Jan 3, 2001
Party: Democrat
Ramsey County, St. Paul, Woodbury, ...
5th District
Keith Ellison
Took Office: Jan 4, 2007
Party: Democrat
Minneapolis, Fridley, St. Louis Park, ...
6th District
Tom Emmer
Took Office: Jan 6, 2015
Party: Republican
Wright County, Sherburne County, Benton ...
7th District
Collin Peterson
Took Office: Jan 3, 1991
Party: Democrat
Otter Tail County, Polk County, ...
8th District
Richard Nolan
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Party: Democrat
St. Louis County, Cook County, ...