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Masin, Sandra


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Eagan, MN

House 2007-2010 (District 38A); House 2013-Present (District 51A)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Dakota

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 11/8/1942 Date of Death: 
Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio Birth County:  Birth Country: United States
Other Names:
Gender:  Female Religion:  Lutheran
City of Residence (when first elected):  Eagan

Occupation (when first elected):  Business

EDUCATION

Maple Heights High School, Ohio; Secondary;
Valparaiso University, Indiana; B.A.; Government Major, Economics Minor

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

State Board/Commission/CouncilMinnesota Historical Society (Capitol Tour Guide, 9 years) ??/??/198? to ??/??/198?
Municipal Board/CommissionEagan, Minnesota (City Parks Commission)Appointed??/??/1981 to ??/??/1989
State AgencyMinnesota Department of Corrections, Shakopee Women's Facility (Volunteer Coordinator) ??/??/199? to ??/??/19??
State Legislative StaffMinnesota House of Representatives (Staff Member) ??/??/1990 to ??/??/1991
Municipal Council/AldermenEagan, Minnesota (City Council)Elected??/??/1993 to ??/??/2000

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Doug (ex-husband); Divorced (when first elected)
Children: Three children: Rob, Laura, and Randy
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

She lived in Chicago, Illinois before she moved to Minnesota in the 1970s.

She ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 1998 election.

Religion provided by the 2006 WCCO TV Voters' Guide.

Total Days Served: 2024

SESSIONS SERVED

Legislative Session: 88th (2013-2014)   Session Details term photo
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Body: House Elected: 11/6/2012 Term of Office: 1/8/2013 to 1/5/2015
District: 51A Residence: Eagan
Counties Represented: Dakota
Occupation: Business/Educator
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  
Committees:
Energy Policy Minutes
Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries Minutes
Transportation Finance Minutes
Transportation Policy Minutes

Legislative Session: 86th (2009-2010)   Session Details term photo
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Body: House Elected: 11/4/2008 Term of Office: 1/6/2009 to 1/3/2011
District: 38A Residence: Eagan
Counties Represented: Dakota
Occupation: Business, Independent Financial Services Representative
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Commerce and Labor Subcommittee: Telecommunications Regulation and Infrastructure Division Minutes
Finance Subcommittee: State Government Finance Division Minutes
Finance Subcommittee: Transportation Finance and Policy Division Minutes
Finance Subcommittee: Transportation Finance and Policy Division-Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division Minutes
Public Safety Policy and Oversight Minutes

Legislative Session: 85th (2007-2008)   Session Details term photo
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Body: House Elected: 11/7/2006 Term of Office: 1/3/2007 to 1/5/2009
District: 38A Residence: Eagan
Counties Represented: Dakota
Occupation: Business
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Biosciences and Emerging Technology Minutes
Commerce and Labor Subcommittee: Telecommunications Regulation and Infrastructure Division Minutes
Finance Subcommittee: Education Finance and Economic Competitiveness Finance Division Minutes
Finance Subcommittee: Transportation Finance Division Minutes
Session Notes: Her margin of victory over Tim Wilkin was only 55 votes so an automatic recount occurred. After the recount she was declared the winner by 57 votes.

Audio/Video
Session Interview (Video) 2014 House Interview

Session Interview (Video) 2010 House Interview

Session Interview (Video) 2008 House Interview

Session Interview (Video) 2007 House Interview


Articles & Books About
Cook, Mike. "Leading to This Moment: Masin Brings Varied Experiences to State Capitol." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, February 9, 2007, p. 17.




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