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Legislative Retirements

Compiled by the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library

Current members who will not seek re-election to the Legislature in 2020

Legislative retirements at the end of the 2019-2020 biennium. See retirements from previous biennia 


LEGISLATOR BODY PARTY DISTRICT NOTES
Paul T. Anderson Senate R 44 Press Release - 2/14/2020
Hunter Cantrell House DFL 56A Star Tribune Morning Hot Dish - 11/12/2019
Lyndon Carlson House DFL 45A Session Daily - 12/11/2019
Richard Cohen Senate DFL 64 Campaign Website - 11/17/2019
Jack Considine House DFL 19B Mankato Free Press - 2/25/2020
Dan Fabian House R 1A Session Daily - 3/10/2020
Bob Gunther House R 23A MPR News- 12/19/2019
Scott Jensen Senate R 47 MinnPost - 7/26/2019
Carolyn Laine Senate DFL 41 Star Tribune Morning Hot Dish - 1/10/2020
Sandy Layman House R 5B Session Daily - 6/2/2020
Ben Lien House DFL 4A Press Release - 1/30/2020
Alice Mann House DFL 56B Star Tribune - 9/16/2019
Tim Mahoney House DFL 67A Kare 11 - 10/30/2019
Bud Nornes House R 8A Fergus Daily Journal - 1/27/2020
Linda Runbeck House R 38A Secretary of State Filings - 6/3/2020
Duane Sauke House DFL 25B Session Daily - 11/20/2019
Bob Vogel House R 20A Press Release - 2/4/2020
Jean Wagenius House DFL 63B Press Release - 11/12/2019

Legislative vacancies during the 2019-2020 biennium

LEGISLATOR BODY PARTY DISTRICT NOTES
Diane Loeffler House DFL 60A Minnesota DFL Rep. Diane Loeffler Dies of Cancer at 66. - Star Tribune, 11/17/2019.
Nick Zerwas House R 30A Session Daily - 11/25/2019

Current House member seeking Senate seat in 2020

LEGISLATOR BODY PARTY DISTRICT NOTES
Mary Kunesh-Podein House DFL 41B Star Tribune Morning Hot Dish - 1/14/2020

Current House member seeking another office in 2020

LEGISLATOR BODY PARTY DISTRICT OFFICE NOTES
Laurie Halverson House DFL 51B Dakota County Commissioner in district 3 Press Release - 4/27/2020

Current House members defeated in the 2020 primary election

LEGISLATOR BODY PARTY DISTRICT NOTES
Raymond Dehn House DFL 59B
John Lesch House DFL 66B

Current Senate members defeated in the 2020 primary election

LEGISLATOR BODY PARTY DISTRICT NOTES
Jeff Hayden Senate DFL 62
Erik Simonson Senate DFL 7