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Duckworth, Zach

Senate 2021-Present (District 58)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Dakota, Goodhue

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 7/1/1987
Birth Place: Rock Island, Illinois
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion: Catholic
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Lakeville
Occupation (when first elected): Small Business Owner

EDUCATION

Lakeville High School; Secondary;
University of St. Thomas; B.A.; Political Science, Business, minor in Criminal Justice
University of St. Thomas; M.B.A.;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Military: Minnesota Army National Guard; 2005 to ?
Municipal Government: Lakeville, Minnesota (Fire Department, Volunteer); 2017 to ?
School Board/Administration: Lakeville, Minnesota (School Board Chair); 2019 to 2020

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Carly
Children: Three children: Grace (daughter), Logan (son), Leo (son)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He serves as a Major in the Minnesota Army National Guard. During his first legislative term (2021-2022), he was deployed to address civil unrest in Minnesota and deployed to the Middle East. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his service overseas in 2011-2012, where he served as an Infantry Platoon Leader in Kuwait and Iraq. (Fox 9 News, August 20, 2021)

Religion was self-reported on 1/13/2022.

Total Days Served: 640

SESSIONS SERVED

92nd Legislative Session (2021-2022)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 58
Elected: 11/3/2020
Residence: Lakeville
Term of Office: 1/5/2021 to 1/2/2023
Counties Represented: Dakota, Goodhue
Occupation: Small Business Owner
Party: Republican
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2021 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2021 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
  • Education Finance and Policy
  • Housing Finance and Policy
  • Local Government Policy: Subcommittee on Metropolitan Governance [This committee was terminated for 2022.]
  • Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
Leadership Position: Assistant Majority Leader
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