Tim Walz – MN

Tim Walz

Summary

Current Position: Governor since 2019
Affiliation: Democrat
Former Position: US Representative from 2007 – 2019

Walz was a member of the Army National Guard, and worked in agriculture, manufacturing, and teaching after high school. He served for 24 years in the Army National Guard and as a social studies teacher in the Mankato school district

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About

Source: Government page

Tim Walz 1Born in a small town in rural Nebraska, Tim’s parents instilled in him the values that guide his commitment to common good and selfless service. Soon after his high school graduation, Tim enlisted in the Army National Guard. Tim attended Chadron State College, where he graduated with a social science degree in 1989. Harvard University offered Tim an opportunity to gain a new perspective on global education by teaching in the People’s Republic of China from 1989-90, where he joined of one of the first government-approved groups of American teachers to work in Chinese high schools. Upon his return from China to Nebraska, Tim served full time in the Army National Guard, and accepted a teaching and coaching position. More importantly, he met his wife, Gwen Whipple, who was teaching at the same school.

Tim and Gwen Walz moved to Mankato in 1996, where they began working at Mankato West High School. In addition to teaching social studies, Tim helped coach the Mankato West football team that won the school’s first state championship. After 24 years in the Army National Guard, Command Sergeant Major Walz retired from the 1-125th Field Artillery Battalion in 2005.

After years of living in Mankato, Tim and Gwen moved to St. Paul with their two children, Hope and Gus, and their rescue pets, Scout and Afton.

Personal

Full Name: Timothy ‘Tim’ J. Walz

Gender: Male

Family: Wife: Gwen; 2 Children: Hope, Gus

Birth Date: 04/06/1964

Birth Place: West Point, NE

Home City: St. Paul, MN

Religion: Lutheran

Source: Vote Smart

Education

Attending, Saint Mary’s University, present

MS, Educational Leadership, Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2001

BS, Social Science Education, Chadron State College, 1989

Political Experience

Governor, State of Minnesota, 2019-present

Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 1, 2006-2019

Professional Experience

Founder, Educational Travel Adventures, Incorporated

Fellow, International Relations, Macau Polytechnic University

Former Educator, Native American Reservation, Pine Ridge, South Dakota

Teacher, Mankato West High School, 1996-2006

Command Sergeant Major, Army National Guard, 1981-2005

Teacher, Alliance Public Schools, 1991-1996

Teacher, Harvard World Teach, 1989-1990

Office

Office of Governor Tim Walz
130 State Capitol
75 Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55155

Contact

Email: Government

Web Links

Politics

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Finances

Source: Open Secrets

New Legislation

Issues

Source: Government page

Governor Walz’s Signature Accomplishments

Governor Walz and Lieutenant Governor Flanagan took office in January 2019 on the promise of One Minnesota: the vision that, while we are not all the same, we are at our best when we work across lines of difference to improve the lives of all Minnesotans. Facing unprecedented challenges, Governor Walz and Lieutenant Governor Flanagan led with a focus on investing in the things that matter most: children and families, economic opportunity, health and safety, and strong local communities. The Governor and Lieutenant Governor continue building on the accomplishments of their first term to improve the lives of Minnesotans across the state.

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HISTORIC INVESTMENTS IN EDUCATION

Governor Walz signed two education budget bills in 2019 and 2021 with historic investments in our schools, helping our students recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and receive a quality education to ensure they succeed for years to come.

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HEALTH CARE AND REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOM

Governor Walz signed the PRO Act into law, establishing reproductive freedom as a fundamental right for every Minnesotan. Governor Walz and Lieutenant Governor Flanagan also preserved the Health Care Access Fund, supporting the 1.4 million Minnesotans who rely on public health programs.

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PROTECTING MINNESOTANS

In 2020, Governor Walz signed the Minnesota Police Accountability Act, which will begin to address systemic inequities in Minnesota’s criminal justice system. As he continues working to get his half a billion dollar public safety plan passed, Governor Walz signed legislation into law that will crack down on catalytic converter theft.

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STRONG AND EQUITABLE ECONOMY

Governor Walz and Lieutenant Governor Flanagan have strengthened Minnesota’s economy, achieving a historically low unemployment rate and high workforce participation. Governor Walz also signed bills to cut taxes for families, balance budgets, and expand access to community college programs through grant investments.

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JOB CREATION

Governor Walz and Lieutenant Governor Flanagan’s Local Jobs and Projects Plan – the largest bonding bill in Minnesota’s history – made a historic $1.9 billion investment in infrastructure projects across the state to maintain existing buildings, invest in communities, and create thousands of jobs for Minnesotans.

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TAX CUTS

Governor Walz has cut taxes with every one of his budgets. In 2019, Governor Walz signed a bill to give over 2 million Minnesotans an income tax cut – and his 2021 tax bill included over a billion dollars in tax relief and tax forgiveness for businesses and individuals who needed help during the pandemic.

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SUPPORTING BUSINESSES

Governor Walz and Lieutenant Governor Flanagan’s COVID-19 Recovery Budget helped small businesses stay afloat while driving economic recovery by investing $70 million in relief for small businesses across the state; $80 million in statewide grants to address the greatest economic development and redevelopment needs; and $597 million to support child care businesses and increase access to affordable, quality child care.

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BUILDING ONE MINNESOTA

Governor Walz and Lieutenant Governor Flanagan worked with a divided state legislature to come together on bipartisan budget agreements that improves the lives of Minnesotans.

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ALEC SMITH INSULIN AFFORDABILITY LAW AND OPIOID SETTLEMENT

Governor Walz signed the historic Alec Smith Insulin Affordability Act to provide emergency assistance to Minnesotans struggling to afford their insulin. Governor Walz also signed a bill into law to help combat the opioid epidemic by implementing a fee on opioid manufacturers that goes toward providing communities with resources to address opioid addiction.

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PROTECTING OUR ENVIRONMENT

Governor Walz signed a bipartisan bill to lead Minnesota to 100% clean energy by 2040 while creating tens of thousands of new good paying jobs for Minnesotans.

More Information

Wikipedia

Timothy James Walz (/wɔːlz/ WAWLZ; born April 6, 1964) is an American politician, former U.S. Army non-commissioned officer, and retired educator who has served as the 41st governor of Minnesota since 2019. A member of the Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), he was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing Minnesota’s 1st congressional district from 2007 to 2019.

Born in West Point, Nebraska, Walz was a member of the Army National Guard, and worked in agriculture, manufacturing, and teaching after high school.[3] He later graduated from Chadron State College and Minnesota State University, Mankato. He moved to Minnesota in 1996. Before running for Congress in 2006, he served for 24 years in the Army National Guard and as a social studies teacher in the Mankato school district.[4] He was elected to the United States House of Representatives for Minnesota’s 1st congressional district in 2006, defeating six-term Republican incumbent Gil Gutknecht. He was reelected five times, retiring in 2019 after being elected governor. Walz represented a large, mostly rural section of southern Minnesota situated along the border with Iowa.

On November 6, 2018, Walz was elected governor, defeating the Republican nominee, Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson.[5] Walz was reelected in the 2022 Minnesota gubernatorial election, defeating Republican nominee Scott Jensen.[6]

Early life, education, and early career

Walz was born in West Point, Nebraska, the son of Darlene R. and James F. “Jim” Walz. The son of a public school administrator and community activist, Walz was raised in Chadron, Nebraska, a rural community in the northwestern portion of the state.

Walz graduated from Butte High School in a class of 25 students. In 1989, he earned a bachelor of science degree in social science education from Chadron State College. His first teaching experience was at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. He then accepted a teaching position with WorldTeach in the People’s Republic of China.[7] In 2001, he earned a Master of Science in educational leadership from Minnesota State University, Mankato.[8]

Walz enlisted in the Army National Guard in 1981 and served for 24 years.[9] Over his military career, he had postings in Arkansas, Texas, the Arctic Circle, New Ulm, Minnesota, and elsewhere.[9] He worked in heavy artillery.[9] During his career, he worked in disaster response postings following floods and tornados and was deployed overseas on active duty for months, although he never saw combat.[9] In 1989, he earned the title of Nebraska Citizen-Soldier of the Year.[10] Walz attained the rank of command sergeant major near the end of his career, but retired as a master sergeant in 2005 for benefit purposes because he did not complete coursework at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy.[9] He resumed teaching as a geography teacher and football coach at Mankato West High School.[7]

Walz and his wife, Gwen, ran Educational Travel Adventures, accompanying high school juniors and seniors on summer educational trips to China.

U.S. House of Representatives

Elections

Walz decided to run for Congress in 2006.[11] He had no opponent for the DFL nomination in the September 12, 2006 primary election. He beat incumbent Republican Gil Gutknecht in the general election on November 7, and took office on January 3, 2007. After the election, Gutknecht was described as having been caught “off guard” and Walz as having “resolved never to get caught like that himself…. He packaged himself as a moderate from Day One, built an office centered on constituent service and carved out a niche as a tireless advocate for veterans.”[12]

Walz was reelected in 2008 with 62% of the vote, becoming only the second non-Republican to win a second full term in the district. He won a third term in 2010, defeating State Representative Randy Demmer with 50% of the vote. He was reelected in 2012, 2014, and 2016.[13]

Tenure

Walz freshman portrait
(110th Congress)

Upon his swearing in, Walz became the highest-ranking retired enlisted soldier ever to serve in Congress,[14] as well as only the fourth Democrat/DFLer to represent his district. The others were Thomas Wilson (1887–1889), William Harries (1891–1893), and Tim Penny (1983–1995).

Walz served on the House Agriculture Committee,[15] Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and the Armed Services Committee. Along with fellow Minnesota Democrat Keith Ellison, Walz opposed President Bush’s plan to increase troop levels in Iraq.[16] In his first week as a legislator, Walz cosponsored a bill to raise the minimum wage, voted for stem cell research, voted to allow Medicare to negotiate pharmaceutical prices, and voiced support for pay-as-you-go budget rules, requiring that new spending or tax changes not add to the federal deficit.[17]

Even as he represented a district that had usually voted Republican, pundits described Walz’s stated policy positions as ranging from moderate to liberal.[18] He voted against the act to Prohibit Federally Funded Abortion Services,[19] and to advance the Affordable Care Act out of the House.[20] He also voted to continue funding for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan,[21] and against the 2008 TARP bill, which purchased troubled assets from financial institutions.[22]

Walz received a 100% rating from Planned Parenthood in 2012, from the ACLU in 2011, from the American Immigration Lawyers Association in 2009–2010, from the AFL–CIO in 2010, from the Teamsters in 2009–2010, and from NOW in 2007. He also received single-digit ratings from the National Taxpayers’ Union, Citizens against Government Waste, Americans for Tax Reform, and Freedom Works. The United States Chamber of Commerce gave him a 25% rating in 2010.[23] Walz was ranked the 7th most bipartisan member of the House during the 114th Congress (and the most bipartisan member from Minnesota) in the Bipartisan Index created by The Lugar Center and the McCourt School of Public Policy that ranks members of Congress by measuring how often their bills attract co-sponsors from the opposite party and how often they co-sponsor bills by members of the opposite party.[24]

Committee assignments

Caucus memberships

  • Chair, Congressional EMS Caucus[25]
  • Co-Chair, National Guard and Reserve Component Caucus[26]
  • Co-Chair, Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus[27]
  • Co-Chair, Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus[28]
  • Member, LGBT Equality Caucus[29]
  • Congressional Arts Caucus[30]

Governor of Minnesota

Elections

2018

Walz announced he would run for governor after Mark Dayton, the incumbent Democratic governor, chose not to seek a third term. On November 6, 2018, Walz was elected governor, defeating the Republican nominee, Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson.[5]

During the campaign, two senior NCOs of the Minnesota National Guard falsely accused Walz of fabricating facts about his service and lying about his military rank.[31] The allegation about his military rank was debunked.[32]

2022

Walz sought reelection in 2022.[33] He won the August 9 Democratic primary and faced Republican nominee Scott Jensen in the November general election. On November 8, 2022, Walz defeated Jensen, 52.3% to 44.6%. Though Jensen fared better than Walz’s opponent had in 2018 and made gains against Walz in Greater Minnesota, he did not overcome Walz’s lead in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan area.[34][35]

Tenure

Tim Walz’s swearing-in as Minnesota’s 41st governor

Walz was sworn in as governor of Minnesota on January 7, 2019, at the Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul. Walz took the oath of office alongside incoming Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan, Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon, Minnesota State Auditor Julie Blaha, and Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, all Democrats.[36] Walz spoke about education and healthcare reform in his inauguration speech.[37]

Police reform and protest response

On May 26, 2020, the day after the murder of George Floyd, Walz and lieutenant governor Peggy Flanagan demanded justice and called the video of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd‘s neck “disturbing”.[38] Walz elaborated, “The lack of humanity in this disturbing video is sickening. We will get answers and seek justice”.[38]

Walz’s initial response to the widespread protests following Floyd’s murder was criticized by political opponents and other groups.[39][40] He later responded to the murder by ordering the Minnesota legislature to reconvene for special sessions on legislation for police reform and accountability.[41] After police reform failed to pass the first special session in June,[42] a second special session was held in July.[43] On July 21, the legislature passed major police reform legislation.[44] The new compromise law includes a limited ban on police from using chokeholds so long as the officers are not at greater risk.[44] It bans the old warrior training program, which was regarded as dehumanizing people and encouraging aggressive conduct.[44] It requires training peace officers to deal with people with autism or in a mental health crisis and deescalation training for situations that could turn volatile.[44] It also creates a special independent unit at the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension for investigations of fatal police encounters and a community relations advisory council to consult with the Police Officers Standards and Training Board on policy changes.[44] Walz signed the legislation into law on July 23.[45]

NPVIC

On May 24, 2023, Walz signed an omnibus appropriations bill into law that included a section that adjoined Minnesota to the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact.[46][47]

2023 legislative session

Walz oversaw the 93rd Minnesota Legislature, which was in session from January to May 2023. The first legislature to be fully DFL-controlled since the 88th Minnesota Legislature in 2013-15, it passed several major reforms to Minnesota law, including requiring paid leave, banning noncompete agreements, cannabis legalization, increased spending on infrastructure and environmental issues, tax modifications, codifying abortion rights, universal free school meals, and universal gun background checks.[48] The Star Tribune called the session “one of the most consequential” ever in Minnesota; Walz called it the “most productive session in Minnesota history”.[48] While Walz signed almost all legislation passed by the legislature, he vetoed a bill intended to increase pay for rideshare drivers, his first veto as governor, saying that it did not strike the right balance.[49][50]

Political positions

Walz at the signing ceremony for House File 100 in May 2023. He is joined by Minnesota’s 38th governor, Jesse Ventura.

Cannabis

Walz has advocated for the legalization of recreational cannabis as governor of Minnesota.[51][52][53] As a candidate for governor in 2017, he said: “We have an opportunity in Minnesota to replace the current failed policy with one that creates tax revenue, grows jobs, builds opportunities for Minnesotans, protects Minnesota kids, and trusts adults to make personal decisions based on their personal freedoms.”[54] In 2022, he proposed the creation of a Cannabis Management Office to develop and implement the “regulatory framework for adult-use cannabis” in Minnesota.[55][56] On May 30, 2023, he signed into law House File 100 to legalize recreational cannabis in Minnesota.[57][58]

Economic issues

During the economic crisis in 2008, Walz repeatedly spoke out against using taxpayer money to bail out financial institutions; in late September he voted against the $700 billion TARP bill, which purchased troubled assets from these institutions.[59] Walz released a statement after the bill’s passage, saying, “The bill we voted on today passes the buck when it comes to recouping the losses taxpayers might suffer. I also regret that this bill does not do enough to help average homeowners, or provide sufficient oversight of Wall Street.”[60] For the same reasons, in December 2008 he voted against the bill that offered $14 billion in government loans to bail out the country’s large automobile manufacturers.[61] In June 2009 Walz introduced a bipartisan resolution calling on the federal government to “relinquish its temporary ownership interests in the General Motors Corporation and Chrysler Group, LLC, as soon as possible” and stated that the government must not be involved in those companies’ management decisions.[62]

Despite his votes against bailout bills that loaned taxpayer money to large banks and auto manufacturers, Walz did vote with his Democratic colleagues to support the 2009 American Recovery & Reinvestment Act. As a member of the House Transportation Committee, Walz saw the stimulus bill as an opportunity to work “with his congressional colleagues to make job creation through investment in public infrastructure like roads, bridges and clean energy the cornerstone of the economic recovery plan”.[63] Walz has focused heavily on job and economic issues important to his southern Minnesota district, which has a mix of larger employers like the Mayo Clinic along with small businesses and agricultural interests. In July 2009 he voted for the Enhancing Small Business Research and Innovation Act, which he described as “part of our long-term economic blueprint to spur job creation by encouraging America’s entrepreneurs to innovate toward breakthrough technological advancements”.[64][65] Walz also urged assistance for hog and dairy farmers who struggled with lower prices for their commodities in 2008 and 2009.[66]

Education

Walz was a public school teacher for 20 years. He opposes using merit pay for teachers.[67] Voting in favor of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Walz pointed to its strong provisions in support of public school buildings.[68][69] Walz is on record supporting legislation to lower tuition costs.[70] In a February 12, 2009 speech, he said that the most important thing to do “to ensure a solid base for [America’s] economic future … is to provide the best education possible for [American] children.”[71] He has received strong backing for these policies from many interest groups, including the National Education Association, the American Association of University Women and the National Association of Elementary School Principals.[72]

Guns

While in Congress, Walz was a strong supporter of gun rights and was endorsed by the NRA Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) multiple times, receiving an A grade from the organization.[73][74] Following the Parkland high school shooting in 2018, he denounced the NRA in a Star Tribune opinion piece, and announced that he would donate the equivalent of all of the campaign contributions the NRA-PVF had given him—$18,000—to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.[75] As governor, Walz expressed support for gun regulation.[76] In 2023, he signed into law a public safety bill that establishes universal background checks and red-flag laws in Minnesota.[77]

Walz greeting President Joe Biden, 2023

LGBT rights

Walz supports LGBT rights, including federal anti-discrimination laws on the basis of sexual orientation.[67] In a 2009 speech he called for an end to the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy. Walz voted in favor of the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Act and the Sexual Orientation Employment Nondiscrimination Act. In 2007, he received a 90% grade from the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBT organization.[23] In 2011, Walz announced his support for the Respect for Marriage Act.[78]

Veterans’ issues

Having served 24 years in the Army National Guard, as a freshman in Congress he was given a rare third committee membership when he was assigned to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.[79] Walz has championed enhanced veterans benefits since taking office in 2007. In May of that year the House unanimously passed his “Traumatic Brain Injuries Center Act” to set up five centers around the nation to study traumatic brain injuries and develop improved models for caring for veterans suffering from such injuries.[80]

Walz also supported the GI Bill of 2008, which expanded education benefits for veterans and in some cases allowed them to transfer education benefits to family members.[81] In 2009, Walz gave the keynote address at the American Legion National Convention in Louisville. He spoke about the need for the VA and Department of Defense to work together to make sure that returning service men and women “do not fall through the cracks when they transition to civilian life”.[82]

Walz was the lead House sponsor of the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act, which directs the Veterans Administration to report on veteran mental health care and suicide prevention programs. It also gives the VA permission to provide incentives to psychiatrists who agree to join the VA medical system.[83]

Women’s issues

Walz supports abortion rights[67] and has a 100% rating from Planned Parenthood.[23] The National Right to Life Committee gave him a rating of zero.[23] In early 2009, Walz voted for the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.[84]

Personal life

Walz and his wife Gwen married in 1994. They lived in Mankato, Minnesota, for nearly 20 years before moving to Saint Paul with their two children upon his election as governor.[85]

Walz’s brother Craig was killed by a falling tree during a storm in 2016. He was survived by his wife Julie, and their son Jacob, who suffered severe injuries but survived.[86]

Walz is Lutheran.[87]

Electoral history

2006 United States House of Representatives elections in Minnesota, District 1
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Democratic (DFL)Tim Walz 141,622 53.7
RepublicanGil Gutknecht (incumbent)126,48747.1−13
2008 United States House of Representatives elections in Minnesota, District 1
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Democratic (DFL)Tim Walz (incumbent) 207,748 62.5 +9.5
RepublicanBrian J. Davis109,44632.9
IndependenceGregory Mikkelson14,9034.5
2010 United States House of Representatives elections in Minnesota, District 1
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Democratic (DFL)Tim Walz (incumbent) 122,390 49.4 −13.1
RepublicanRandy Demmer109,26144.1+11.2
IndependenceSteven Wilson13,2435.3+0.8
2012 United States House of Representatives elections in Minnesota, District 1
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Democratic (DFL)Tim Walz (incumbent) 193,211 57.5 +8.1
RepublicanAllen Quist142,16442.3−1.8
2014 United States House of Representatives elections in Minnesota, District 1
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Democratic (DFL)Tim Walz (incumbent) 122,851 54.2 −3.3
RepublicanJim Hagedorn103,53645.7+3.4
2016 United States House of Representatives elections in Minnesota, District 1
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Democratic (DFL)Tim Walz (incumbent) 169,076 50.4 −3.8
RepublicanJim Hagedorn166,52749.6+3.9
2018 Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party gubernatorial primary
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic (DFL)Tim Walz 242,832 41.60%
Democratic (DFL)Erin Murphy186,96932.03%
Democratic (DFL)Lori Swanson143,51724.59%
Democratic (DFL)Tim Holden6,3981.10%
Democratic (DFL)Olé Savior4,0190.69%
Total votes583,735 100%
2018 Minnesota gubernatorial election[88]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Democratic (DFL)Tim Walz/Peggy Flanagan 1,393,096 53.84% +3.77%
RepublicanJeff Johnson/Donna Bergstrom1,097,70542.43%−2.08%
GrassrootsChris Wright/Judith Schwartzbacker68,6672.65%+1.07%
LibertarianJosh Welter/Mary O’Connor26,7351.03%+0.11%
n/aWrite-ins1,0840.04%0.00%
Total votes2,587,287 100.0% N/A
Democratic (DFL) hold
2022 Minnesota gubernatorial election[89][90]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Democratic (DFL)Tim Walz/Peggy Flanagan (incumbent) 1,312,311 52.27% –1.57%
RepublicanScott Jensen/Matt Birk1,119,91144.61%+2.18%
Legal Marijuana NowJames McCaskel/David Sandbeck29,4351.17%N/A
Grassroots—LCSteve Patterson/Matt Huff22,6040.90%–1.75%
IndependenceHugh McTavish/Mike Winter18,1560.72%N/A
Socialist WorkersGabrielle Prosser/Kevin Dwire7,2400.29%N/A
n/aWrite-ins1,0260.04%0.00%
Total votes2,510,683 100.0%
Democratic (DFL) hold

See also

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by

Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Minnesota’s 1st congressional district

2007–2019
Succeeded by

Preceded by

Ranking Member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee
2017–2019
Succeeded by

Party political offices
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Democratic nominee for Governor of Minnesota
2018, 2022
Most recent
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Chair of the Democratic Governors Association
2023–present
Incumbent
Political offices
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Governor of Minnesota
2019–present
Incumbent
U.S. order of precedence (ceremonial)
Preceded by

as Vice President

Order of precedence of the United States
Within Minnesota
Succeeded by

Mayor of city
in which event is held
Succeeded by

Otherwise Mike Johnson

as Speaker of the House

Preceded by

as Governor of California

Order of precedence of the United States
Outside Minnesota
Succeeded by

as Governor of Oregon


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