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Asch, Marc

House 1993-94 (District 53B)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Ramsey


Date of Birth: 6/27/1946
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Gender: Male
Reported Minority: None Reported
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City of Residence (when first elected): North Oaks
Occupation (when first elected): Health Care Consultant


Oberlin College, Ohio; A.B.; Government
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan; M.A.; Political Science


U.S. Executive Branch: United States National Institute of Health (Washington D.C., Legislative Liaison); 19?? to 19??
U.S. Legislative Staff/Council/Commission: United States Senate (Special Assistant on Health Care Issues for Unites States Senator Howard Metzenbaum from Ohio, 2 years); 19?? to 19??
State Agency: Michigan Department of Social Services (Employee); 197? to 19??


Spouse: Susan
Children: Three children
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:


He moved to Minnesota in 1987.

Total Days Served: 728


78th Legislative Session (1993-1994)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 53B
Elected: 11/3/1992
Residence: North Oaks
Term of Office: 1/5/1993 to 1/2/1995
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Health Care Consultant
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
  • Commerce and Economic Development
  • Commerce and Economic Development: Consumer Protection (Chair)
  • Commerce and Economic Development: International Trade, Technology and Economic Development Division
  • Commerce and Economic Development: Occupational Licensing
  • Commerce and Economic Development: Real Estate and Commerce (Chair)
  • Ethics
  • Financial Institutions and Insurance
  • Financial Institutions and Insurance: Insurance
  • Health and Human Services
  • Health and Human Services: Health and Housing Finance Division
Session Notes: His margin of victory over Rep. Don Valento was only 177 votes so an automatic recount was triggered. After the recount he was declared the winner by 115 votes.
Articles & Books About
Samaha, Adam. "Health Care Marks Asch's Journey to the House." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, March 5, 1993, p. 15.

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