Here you will find information about offices and elected officials for all levels of government, from city to national.
Cities and Towns
Olmsted county includes eight cities and 18 townships.
The constitutional officers serve the entire state. Each one serves a four year term. All of the officers are elected at the same time.
|Governor||Mark Dayton (D)||2011-14
|Lt. Governor||Michelle Fischbach (R)||2018-|
|Secretary of State||Steve Simon (D)||2015-18|
|Auditor||Rebecca Otto (D)||2007-10
|Attorney General||Lori Swanson (D)||2007-10
Minnesota is partitioned into 67 senate districts that define the areas represented by each state senator. Olmsted county is part of state senate districts 29 and 30. Boundaries of each senate district may be redrawn every 10 years, based on the national census. Each district is defined so as to have roughly the same population. State senators are elected to four year terms with roughly half of them elected each two years. However, two years after each census, redistricting requires all senators to be up for election.
|District 25||Dave Senjem (R)||2003-06
|sum of house districts 25A and 25B: east Dodge county and northwest Olmsted county|
|District 26||Carla Nelson (R)||2011-12
|sum of house districts 26A and 26B: south and east Olmsted county|
For the state house representation, each senate district is split into two, A and B halves. Boundaries of each house district may be redrawn every 10 years, based on the national census. Each house district is defined so as to have roughly the same population.
Olmsted county contains or is part of state house districts 25A, 25B, 26A, and 26B.
Members of the Minnesota House of Representatives serve two year terms. The entire body is elected at the same time.
|District 25A||Duane Quam (R)
|east Dodge county and northwest Olmsted county|
|District 25B||Duane Sauke (D)||2017-18||roughly north and west city of Rochester|
|District 26A||Tina Liebling (D)
|roughly near-north and near-south city of Rochester|
|District 26B||Nels Pierson (R)
|south and east Olmsted county|
The president and vice-president are elected every four years.
|President||Donald Trump (R)
||2017-21||1600 Pennsylvania Ave
Washington DC 20510202.456.1111 (comments)
|Vice-President||Mike Pence (R)
As for every state, Minnesota has two U.S. senators. Each of them represents the entire state. Senators are elected to six year terms with roughly one-third of them elected every two years.
|Minnesota 1||Tina Smith (D)||2018-|
|Minnesota 2||Amy Klobuchar (D)||2007-12
Minnesota is partitioned into 8 congressional districts that define the areas represented by each Minnesota member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Olmsted county is in the First Congressional District (a.k.a. CD1). Boundaries of each district may be redrawn every 10 years, based on the national census. Each district is defined so as to have roughly the same population. All members of the U.S. House of Representatives are elected every two years.
|District 1||Tim Walz (D)||2007-08
|Chief Justice||John Roberts||2005|
|Associate Justice||Anthony Kennedy||1988|
|Associate Justice||Clarence Thomas||1991|
|Associate Justice||Ruth Bader Ginsburg||1993|
|Associate Justice||Stephen Breyer||1994|
|Associate Justice||Samuel Alito||2006|
|Associate Justice||Sonia Sotomayor||2009|
|Associate Justice||Elena Kagan||2010|
|Associate Justice||Neil Gorsuch||2017|