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Jackson, Gail Kulick

House 2009-2010 (District 16A)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Benton, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Sherburne


Date of Birth: 5/29/1959
Birth Place: Browerville, Minnesota
Birth County: Todd
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Female
Religion: United Church of Christ
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Milaca
Occupation (when first elected): Attorney; Estate Planning and Real Estate, Kulick Law Office, Milaca


Fred Moore Junior High School, Anoka; Elementary School;
Westwood Elementary, Spring Lake Park; Elementary School;
Wilson Elementary, Anoka; Elementary School;
Anoka High School; Secondary; Graduate, 1977
Hamline University; Attended College;
St. Cloud State University; B.A.; Classical Music, Summa Cum Laude, 1982
University of Minnesota, Law School; J.D.; Law, 1985


Judicial Administration: Mille Lacs County, 7th Judicial District Court, Minnesota (Judicial Clerk for Judge Leonard Paulson); 1984 to 1984
School Board/Administration: Milaca District 912, Minnesota (School Board); 1987 to 1992


Spouse: Paul
Children: Three children: Hunter (daughter); Zoe and Owen (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:


She ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 2004, 2006, and 2010 elections.

She was a member of the First Congregational Church of Princeton, United Church of Christ.

Religion provided by her campaign website.

Total Days Served: 728


86th Legislative Session (2009-2010)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 16A
Elected: 11/4/2008
Residence: Milaca
Term of Office: 1/6/2009 to 1/3/2011
Counties Represented: Benton, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Sherburne
Occupation: Attorney; Estate Planning and Real Estate, Kulick Law Office, Milaca
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
  • Civil Justice Minutes
  • Finance: Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division Minutes
  • Finance: Energy Finance and Policy Division Minutes
  • Public Safety Policy and Oversight Minutes
Session Notes: Her margin of victory over Sondra Erickson was only 89 votes so an automatic recount occurred. After the recount she was declared the winner by 87 votes.
Ran in next election? Yes. Defeated in general election
Session Interviews
Session Interview (Video) 2010 House Interview

Session Interview (Video) 2009 House Interview

Articles & Books About
Busse, Nick. "Doing Greater Good, Jackson Views Public Service as a Calling." Session Weekly, St. Paul: Minnesota House of Representatives Information Office, January 23, 2009, p. 14.

District Files

District File - 2009 District 16A
These files are available in the Legislative Reference Library.

The Minnesota Legislative Reference Library has collected newspaper articles on legislators since 1973. They are available in the Library.