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Slawik, Nora

House 1997-98 (District 57A); House 2001-2002 (District 57A); House 2003-2012 (District 55B)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Ramsey, Washington

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 11/23/1962 Date of Death: 
Birth Place: Tucson, Arizona Birth County:  Birth Country: United States
Other Names:
Gender:  Female Religion:  Catholic
City of Residence (when first elected):  Maplewood

Occupation (when first elected):  Resource Development Consultant

EDUCATION

Rincon High School, Tucson, Arizona; Secondary;
Arizona State University; B.S.; Recreation Administration
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities; M.P.A.; Public Affairs, Leadership and State Public Policy; McKnight Salzburg Fellowship

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal MayorMaplewood, MinnesotaElected??/??/2014 to ??/??/????

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Brien (in 2012 she was described as a single mom)
Children: Two children: Sean (son), Victoria "Tori" Ann (daughter, born while she was in office)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Martin J. McGowan, Jr.  - First Cousin Once Removed

GENERAL NOTES

She ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 1998 election. She lost to Jim Seifert. His margin of victory over her was only 275 votes. A recount occurred by Nora Slawik's request. Since it wasn't an automatic recount, she was responsible for paying for it. After the recount he was declared the winner by 298 votes.

Martin J. McGowan, Jr. is a first cousin to Nora Slawik's mother.

Religion provided by Politics in Minnesota the Directory, 2005-2006.


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Map of Maplewood
Maplewood, MN
Total Days Served: 5116

SESSIONS SERVED

87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/2/2010 Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
District: 55B Residence: Maplewood
Counties Represented: Ramsey, Washington
Occupation: Educator
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Health and Human Services Finance Minutes
State Government Finance Minutes
Ways and Means Minutes

86th Legislative Session (2009-2010)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/4/2008 Term of Office: 1/6/2009 to 1/3/2011
District: 55B Residence: Maplewood
Counties Represented: Ramsey, Washington
Occupation: Educator; College Instructor, Early Childhood and Public Policy, University of Minnesota
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Finance Minutes
Finance Subcommittee: Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division (Chair) Minutes
Finance Subcommittee: Health Care and Human Services Finance Division Minutes
K-12 Education Policy and Oversight Minutes

85th Legislative Session (2007-2008)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/7/2006 Term of Office: 1/3/2007 to 1/5/2009
District: 55B Residence: Maplewood
Counties Represented: Ramsey, Washington
Occupation: Educator/Nonprofit Consultant
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
E-12 Education Minutes
Finance Minutes
Finance Subcommittee: Education Finance and Economic Competitiveness Finance Division Minutes
Finance Subcommittee: Education Finance and Economic Competitiveness Finance Division: Early Childhood Learning Finance Division (Chair) Minutes
Finance Subcommittee: Health Care and Human Services Finance Division Minutes

84th Legislative Session (2005-2006)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/2/2004 Term of Office: 1/4/2005 to 1/2/2007
District: 55B Residence: Maplewood
Counties Represented: Ramsey, Washington
Occupation: Non-profit Consultant
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2005 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2005 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
Civil Law and Elections Minutes
Jobs and Economic Opportunity Policy and Finance Minutes

83rd Legislative Session (2003-2004)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/5/2002 Term of Office: 1/7/2003 to 1/3/2005
District: 55B Residence: Maplewood
Counties Represented: Ramsey, Washington
Occupation: Consultant
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2003 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2003 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
Education Finance
Education Policy
Transportation Policy
Leadership Position: Assistant Minority Leader

82nd Legislative Session (2001-2002)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/7/2000 Term of Office: 1/3/2001 to 1/6/2003
District: 57A Residence: Maplewood
Counties Represented: Ramsey, Washington
Occupation: Consultant
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Family and Early Childhood Education Finance
Health and Human Services Policy
Session Notes: Her margin of victory over Jim Seifert was only 69 votes so an automatic recount occurred. After the recount she was declared the winner by 79 votes.

80th Legislative Session (1997-1998)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/5/1996 Term of Office: 1/7/1997 to 1/4/1999
District: 57A Residence: Maplewood
Counties Represented: Ramsey, Washington
Occupation: Resource Development Consultant
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Commerce, Tourism and Consumer Affairs
Commerce, Tourism and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee: Business Regulation
Education Subcommittee: Family and Early Childhood Education Finance Division
Health and Human Services
Ways and Means

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