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Petersen, Branden

House 2011-2012 (District 49B); Senate 2013-Present (District 35)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Anoka

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 2/4/1986 Date of Death: 
Birth Place: Hassan Township, Minnesota Birth County: Hennepin Birth Country:
Other Names:
Gender:  Male Religion:  Christian
City of Residence (when first elected):  Andover

Occupation (when first elected):  Sales Manager, Lowe's Home Improvement

EDUCATION

Coon Rapids High School; Secondary; Graduate, around 2004

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Jessica Erickson (married in April 2010)
Children: Two children (both born while he was in office): Paisley (daughter), Cash (son),
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was a member of Eaglebrook Church.

Religion provided by his 2010 campaign website.


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Map of Andover
Andover, MN
Total Days Served: 1366

SESSIONS SERVED

88th Legislative Session (2013-2014)

  Session Details
Body: Senate Elected: 11/6/2012 Term of Office: 1/8/2013 to 1/2/2017
District: 35 Residence: Andover
Counties Represented: Anoka
Occupation: Sales Manager
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Education
Finance Subcommittee: Higher Education and Workforce Development Division
Higher Education and Workforce Development
State and Local Government

87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/2/2010 Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
District: 49B Residence: Andover
Counties Represented: Anoka
Occupation: Sales Manager, Lowe's Home Improvement
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Education Finance Minutes
Education Reform Minutes
Taxes Subcommittee: Property and Local Tax Division Minutes

Audio/Video
Session Interview (Video) 2011 House Interview


Articles & Books About
Geiger, Bob. "An Educated First Term." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, March 23, 2012, p. 21.

Berggren, Kris. "A Fast Learner." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, January 21, 2011, p. 18.




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