Oumou Verbeten, Clare
Senate 2023-Present (District 66)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
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Reported Minority: Black
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Occupation (when first elected):
Roseville Area High School; Secondary; 2013
American University, Washington D.C.; Bachelors Degree; Law and Society, 2015
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
St. Paul, Minnesota (Equity and Inclusion Program Manager);
11/2019 to 07/2022
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
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.
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/3/2023 to 1/6/2025
Occupation: None listed
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