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Falk, Andrew

House 2009-2012 (District 20A); House 2013-2014 (District 17A)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Big Stone, Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac Qui Parle, Lincoln, Renville, Swift, Yellow Medicine

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 4/??/1983 (uncertain)
Birth Place: Murdock, Minnesota
Birth County: Swift
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Murdock
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer, Soybeans and Seed Processing/Renewable Energy Developer; Co-founder, Knight Energy LLC

EDUCATION

Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg High School; Secondary; Graduate
University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management; B.S.B.; Entrepreneurial Management and Finance

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Single (when first elected); Marnie Moore (married on July 7, 2012)
Children: Arya (daughter)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

Religion provided by Politics in Minnesota, The Directory, 2009-2010.

He was an unsuccessful candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 2016 election.

Total Days Served: 2191

SESSIONS SERVED

88th Legislative Session (2013-2014)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 17A
Elected: 11/6/2012
Residence: Murdock
Term of Office: 1/8/2013 to 1/5/2015
Counties Represented: Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Renville, Swift
Occupation: Farmer
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2013 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2013 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Agriculture Policy Minutes
  • Energy Policy Minutes
  • Environment and Natural Resources Policy Minutes
  • Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance Minutes
  • Government Operations Minutes

87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 20A
Elected: 11/2/2010
Residence: Murdock
Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
Counties Represented: Big Stone, Lac Qui Parle, Lincoln, Swift, Yellow Medicine
Occupation: Farmer/Renewable Energy Developer
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development Policy and Finance Minutes
  • Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Minutes
  • Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance: Energy Minutes [The Energy Subcommittee was created in 2012.]
  • State Government Finance: Veterans Services Division Minutes

86th Legislative Session (2009-2010)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 20A
Elected: 11/4/2008
Residence: Murdock
Term of Office: 1/6/2009 to 1/3/2011
Counties Represented: Big Stone, Lac Qui Parle, Lincoln, Swift, Yellow Medicine
Occupation: Farmer, Soybeans and Seed Processing/Renewable Energy Developer; Co-founder, Knight Energy LLC
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2010 2nd Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Environment Policy and Oversight Minutes
  • Environment Policy and Oversight: Game, Fish and Forestry Division Minutes
  • Finance: Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division Minutes
  • Finance: Energy Finance and Policy Division Minutes
Session Interviews
Session Interview (Video) 2014 House Interview

Session Interview (Video) 2010 House Interview

Session Interview (Video) 2009 House Interview


Articles & Books About
Hegman, Sonja. "A Young, Rural Voice. Falk to Keep Push for Renewable Energy Policies." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, January 30, 2009, p. 14.



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