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Minnesota, also known as "The North Star State" or the "Land of 10,000 Lakes," is located in the Midwestern region of the United States. It achieved statehood in 1858 and was the 32nd state admitted to the Union.

Minnesota has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of eight members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 134 members of the House of Representatives and 67 members of the State Senate.


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National politics in Minnesota


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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Al Franken
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Minnesota 2009January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Amy Klobuchar
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Minnesota 2007January 3, 2019November 2018Link


Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Betty McCollum
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Democratic PartyDistrict 4 2009January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Collin Peterson
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Democratic PartyDistrict 7 1991January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Erik Paulsen
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Republican PartyDistrict 3 2009January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
John Kline
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 2003January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Keith Ellison
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Democratic PartyDistrict 5 2007January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Michele Bachmann
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Republican PartyDistrict 6 2007January 3, 2015Link
Rick Nolan
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Democratic PartyDistrict 8 2013January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Tim Walz
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Democratic PartyDistrict 1 2007January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link


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The structure of the Minnesota judicial system is laid out in Article VI of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the Minnesota Supreme Court, the Minnesota Court of Appeals, the Minnesota District Courts and various courts of limited jurisdiction.


The federal court system is made up of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota and the District of Minnesota Bankruptcy Court. Appeals from these courts go to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

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Minnesota
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The North Star State
Capital:   Saint Paul
Motto:   L'étoile du Nord
Translation:   The star of the North
Population:   5.3 million
Area of state:   86,939 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1858
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