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Mortensen, Erik

House 2021-2022 (District 55A)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Scott


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Gender: Male
Reported Minority: None Reported
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City of Residence (when first elected): Shakopee
Occupation (when first elected): None listed




Spouse: Married
Children: Two children: Roma and Ryker
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:


He was an unsuccessful candidate for District 55A of the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2018.

He ran in the House District 54A election in 2022, but was defeated.

Total Days Served: 728


92nd Legislative Session (2021-2022)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 55A
Elected: 11/3/2020
Residence: Shakopee
Term of Office: 1/5/2021 to 1/2/2023
Counties Represented: Scott
Occupation: None listed
Party: Republican Party Notes: His party endorsement in the election was Republican. Before the Legislature convened, he joined four Republican members who established the New House Republican Caucus. The five members were Rep. Tim Miller (17A), Rep. Steve Drazkowski (21B), Rep. Jeremy Munson (23B), Rep. Cal Bahr (31B), and Rep. Erik Mortensen (55A). Although Republican, they caucus separately. He left the New House Republican Caucus on May 18, 2021 and will caucus independently as the Republican Freedom Caucus.
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2021 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2021 1st Sp.S. - Author
Ran in next election? Yes. Defeated in general election
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