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Olseen, Rick E.

Senate 2007-2010 (District 17)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Anoka, Chisago, Isanti

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 8/6/1956 Date of Death: 
Birth Place: Saint Paul, Minnesota Birth County: Ramsey Birth Country: United States
Other Names:
Gender:  Male Religion:  Baptist
City of Residence (when first elected):  Harris

Occupation (when first elected):  Legislator/Truck and Trailer Repair Estimator, Fridley

EDUCATION

White Bear Mariner High School; Secondary;
916 Vocational-Technical College; Vocational-Technical School; Body Work and Painting

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

School Board/AdministrationNorth Branch, Minnesota (School Board)Elected??/??/1991 to ??/??/2001
County Board/CommissionerChisago County, Minnesota (District 2, County Commissioner) ??/??/2002 to ??/??/2006

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Bambi
Children: Two children: Cristina and Becki (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He ran unsuccessfully as the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party endorsed candidate for Minnesota House District 32B in the 2012 election.

Special Legislative Concerns: transportation, education, health care, property tax relief.

He grew up in White Bear Lake, Minnesota.

Religion provided by the 2006 WCCO TV Voters' Guide.


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Map of Harris
Harris, MN
Total Days Served: 1462

SESSIONS SERVED

86th Legislative Session (2009-2010) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate Elected: 11/7/2006 Term of Office: 1/3/2007 to 1/3/2011
District: 17 Residence: Harris
Counties Represented: Anoka, Chisago, Isanti
Occupation: Legislator/Truck and Trailer Repair Estimator
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications
Finance Subcommittee: State Government Budget Division
Finance Subcommittee: Transportation Budget and Policy Division
State and Local Government Operations and Oversight
State and Local Government Operations and Oversight Subcommittee: Elections
Transportation

85th Legislative Session (2007-2008)

  Session Details
Body: Senate Elected: 11/7/2006 Term of Office: 1/3/2007 to 1/3/2011
District: 17 Residence: Harris
Counties Represented: Anoka, Chisago, Isanti
Occupation: Legislator/Truck and Trailer Repair Estimator, Fridley
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Education
Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications
Finance Subcommittee: State Government Budget Division
Finance Subcommittee: Transportation Budget and Policy Division
Transportation

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