Government

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.

Cities Links
Byron officers
Chatfield officers
Dover officers
Eyota officers
Oronoco officers
Pine Island officers
Rochester officers
Stewartville officers
Townships map
Cascade officers
Dover officers
Elmira officers
Eyota officers
Farmington officers
Haverhill officers
High Forest officers
Kalmar officers
Marion officers
New Haven officers
Orion officers
Oronoco officers
Pleasant Grove officers
Quincy officers
Rochester officers
Rock Dell officers
Salem officers
Viola officers

Olmsted County

  1. Commissioners
  2. Olmsted County
  3. School District 535

Minnesota

Executive Officers

The constitutional officers serve the entire state. Each one serves a four year term. All of the officers are elected at the same time.

Office Office Holder Terms
Governor Mark Dayton (D) 2011-14
2015-18
Lt. Governor Michelle Fischbach (R) 2018-
Secretary of State Steve Simon (D) 2015-18
Auditor Rebecca Otto (D) 2007-10
2011-14
2015-18
Attorney General Lori Swanson (D) 2007-10
2011-14
2015-18

Senate

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.

Office Office Holder Terms Area
District 25 Dave Senjem (R)Dave Senjem 2003-06
2007-10
2011-12
2013-16
2017-20
sum of house districts 25A and 25B: east Dodge county and northwest Olmsted county

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District 26 Carla Nelson (R)Carla Nelson 2011-12
2013-16
2017-20
sum of house districts 26A and 26B: south and east Olmsted county

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House of Representatives

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.

Office Office Holder Terms Area
District 25A Duane Quam (R)
Duane Quam
2011-12
2013-14
2015-16
2017-18
east Dodge county and northwest Olmsted county

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District 25B Duane Sauke (D)Duane Sauke 2017-18 roughly north and west city of Rochester

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District 26A Tina Liebling (D)
2005-06
2007-08
2009-10
2011-12
2013-14
2015-16
2017-18
roughly near-north and near-south city of Rochester

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District 26B Nels Pierson (R)
Nels
2015-16
2017-18
south and east Olmsted county

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United States

Executive Officers

The president and vice-president are elected every four years.

Office Office Holder Terms Contact
President Donald Trump (R)
2017-21 1600 Pennsylvania Ave
Washington DC 20510202.456.1111 (comments)
202.456.1414 (switchboard)
email (form)
Vice-President Mike Pence (R)
2017-21

Senate

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.

Office Office Holder Terms
Minnesota 1 Tina Smith (D) 2018-
Minnesota 2 Amy Klobuchar (D) 2007-12
2013-18

House of Representatives

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.

Office Office Holder Terms
District 1 Tim Walz (D) 2007-08
2009-10
2011-12
2013-14
2015-16
2017-18

Supreme Court

Office Office Holder Appointed
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

Links

  1. Library of Congress
  2. Declaration of Independence
  3. Constitution
  4. Bill of Rights