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Osterman, Lynne

House 2003-2004 (District 45A)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Hennepin


Date of Birth: 12/12/1962 Date of Death: 
Birth Place:  Birth County:  Birth Country:
Other Names:
Gender:  Female Religion:  Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):  New Hope

Occupation (when first elected):  Communications/Project Manager


St. Cloud State University; B.S.; Speech Communications/Mass Communications


State AgencyMinnesota Department of Education (Office of Lifework Development, Project Manager) ??/??/???? to ??/??/????


Spouse: Ron
Children: Two children
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:


She ran unsuccessfully as the Republican party endorsed candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 2000 election. Her opponent, Mark Thompson, defeated her by 67 votes so an automatic recount occurred. The recount confirmed that Mark Thompson had won by 65 votes.

She ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 1998 and the 2000 elections.

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Map of New Hope
New Hope, MN
Total Days Served: 728


83rd Legislative Session (2003-2004)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/5/2002 Term of Office: 1/7/2003 to 1/3/2005
District: 45A Residence: New Hope
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Communications/Project Manager
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2003 1st Sp.S. - Author
Commerce, Jobs, and Economic Development
Jobs and Economic Development Finance
Regulated Industries

Articles & Books About
Bryant, Miranda. "At the Plate: Stadium Issue Got Her Involved, but Transportation is Now a Key Issue for New Representative Osterman." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, February 7, 2003, p. 19.

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