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Vang, Samantha "Sam"

House 2019-Present (District 40B)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 2/20/1994
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Gender: Female
Religion:
Reported Minority: Hmong
Other Names: Sam
City of Residence (when first elected): Brooklyn Center
Occupation (when first elected):

EDUCATION

Armstrong High School; Secondary;
Gustavus Adolphus College; B.S.; Political Science and Communications

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

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GENERAL NOTES

Minority status reported on her 2018 campaign website: "daughter of Hmong refugees" and "co-founder of Progressive Hmong American Organizers."

She is the second youngest woman to be elected to the Minnesota Legislature at the time of her swearing in.

Total Days Served: 285

SESSIONS SERVED

91st Legislative Session (2019-2020)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 40B
Elected: 11/8/2018
Residence: Brooklyn Center
Term of Office: 1/8/2019 to 1/5/2021
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation:
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Taxes: Property and Local Tax Division Minutes
  • Ways & Means: Agriculture and Food Finance & Policy Division Minutes
  • Ways & Means: Capital Investment Division Minutes
  • Ways & Means: Higher Education Finance & Policy Division Minutes
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