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Putnam, Aric

Senate 2021-Present (District 14)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Benton, Sherburne, Stearns

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1972 (uncertain)
Birth Place: Joint Base Andrews, Maryland
Birth County:
Birth Country:
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names:
City of Residence (when first elected): Saint Cloud
Occupation (when first elected): Teacher

EDUCATION

San Francisco State University; B.A.;
University of Maine; M.A.;
University of Minnesota; Ph.D.;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Laurie
Children: Two children
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was an unsuccessful candidate for District 14A of the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2016 and 2018.

Total Days Served: 60

SESSIONS SERVED

92nd Legislative Session (2021-2022)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 14
Elected: 11/3/2020
Residence: Saint Cloud
Term of Office: 1/5/2021 to 1/2/2023
Counties Represented: Benton, Sherburne, Stearns
Occupation: Teacher
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
  • Aging and Long-Term Care Policy
  • Higher Education Finance and Policy
  • Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
Session Notes: His margin of victory over Jerry Relph was only 316 votes. Relph requested a discretionary recount of three precincts. After the recount Putnam was declared the winner by 315 votes.
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