House 2007-2010 (District 56A)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
San Rafael Elementary School, Pasdena, California; Elementary School; McKinley Junior High School, Pasadena, California; Elementary School; John Muir High School, Pasadena, California; Secondary; Graduate, 1975Occidental College; A.B.; Economics, 1979Stanford University; M.A.; Economics, 1986Stanford University; Ph.D.; Economics, 1993Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government; Fellowship; International Affairs, Pew Fellowship, 1994-95University of Minnesota, Humphrey Institute; Fellowship; Policy Forum Fellow, 1996-97
Marlon Gunderson (married September 14, 1985)
One child: Lauren (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
She had about 1/4 Swedish ancestry (plus many others).She ran unsuccessfully as the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party endorsed candidate for Minnesota Senate District 39 in the 2012 election.She was a Research and Teaching Assistant at Stanford University, 1984-89. (WCCO TV 2006 Voter's Guide)Religion provided by the WCCO TV 2006 Voter's Guide.
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