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

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
Governor Tim Walz (D)
Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan (D)
Secretary of State Steve Simon (D)
Auditor Julie Blaha (D)
Attorney General Keith Ellison (D)

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 Area
District 25 Dave Senjem (R)Dave Senjem 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 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 Area
District 25A Duane Quam (R)
Duane Quam
east Dodge county and northwest Olmsted county

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

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District 26A Tina Liebling (D)
roughly near-north and near-south city of Rochester

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District 26B Nels Pierson (R)
Nels
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 Contact
President Donald Trump (R)
1600 Pennsylvania Ave
Washington DC 20510
202.456.1111 (comments)
202.456.1414 (switchboard)
email (form)
Vice-President Mike Pence (R)

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
Minnesota 1 Tina Smith (D)
Minnesota 2 Amy Klobuchar (D)

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
District 1 Jim Hagedorn (R)

Supreme Court

Office Office Holder Appointed
Chief Justice John Roberts 2005
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
Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh 2018

Links

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