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Bernie Lieder

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Bernie Lieder
Minnesota House of Representatives District 1B
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic Farmer-Labor
Profession Engineer (retired)
Bernard Lieder (b. 1924) was a Democratic-Farmer-Labor member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. He represented District 1B from 1984 to 2011. He was defeated in the 2010 general election.

Lieder as a retired engineer. He studied Engineering at the University of Illinois and Purdue University.

Lieder served in the United States Army during World War II.[1]

Committee assignments

Prior to leaving the house, he served on the following committees:

  • Transportation Finance and Policy Division (Chair)
  • Capital Investment Finance Division
  • Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division
  • Veterans Affairs Division



See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Lieder ran for re-election to the District 1B seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He was defeated by Debra Kiel (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2]


On November 4, 2008, Lieder won re-election to the District 1B Seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives, defeating Lonn Kiel (R).[3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 1B (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent

Green check mark transparent.png Bernie Lieder (DFL) 10,193 58.83%
Lonn Kiel (R) 7,116 41.07%
Write-In 17 0.10%

Campaign donors

Lieder raised $26,862 for his campaign.[4]

Listed below are the three largest contributors to Bernie Lieder's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Public Fund $4,371
Polk County Democrat-Farmer-Labor $1,200
6th Senate District Democrat-Farmer-Labor $1,200

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Political offices
Preceded by
Minnesota State House District 1B
Succeeded by
Debra Kiel (R)