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Oumou Verbeten, Clare

Senate 2023-Present (District 66)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 3/16/1995
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Gender: Female
Religion:
Reported Minority: Black
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City of Residence (when first elected): Saint Paul
Occupation (when first elected): None listed

EDUCATION

Roseville Area High School; Secondary; 2013
American University, Washington D.C.; Bachelors Degree; Law and Society, 2015

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Government: St. Paul, Minnesota (Equity and Inclusion Program Manager); 11/2019 to 07/2022

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Garrison
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

She, Erin Maye Quade, and Zaynab Mohamed are the first Black women to serve in the Minnesota Senate. (Sahan Journal)

She and Erin Maye Quade are the first openly LGBTQ women to serve in the Minnesota Senate. (VictoryFund.org)

She is the daughter of a Senegalese immigrant and a second-generation Dutch American.

She was the Deputy Political Director for Tim Walz's 2018 campaign.

Total Days Served: 423

SESSIONS SERVED

93rd Legislative Session (2023-2024)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 66
Elected: 11/8/2022
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/3/2023 to 1/11/2027
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: None listed
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Education Finance
  • Higher Education
  • Judiciary and Public Safety
  • Labor
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