|Former candidate for|
|U.S. House, Minnesota, District 3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Master's||University of Minnesota|
|Date of birth||February 4|
|Profession||Small Business Owner|
Sund was previously a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 3rd Congressional District of Minnesota. She is currently the Chair of the Hennepin County Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, serving since 2012.
Sund earned her B.A. in chemistry and biology from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota and her M.A. in technical communications from the University of Minnesota.
- Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
- Technical communications consultant
Sund ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Minnesota's 3rd District. Sund ran uncontested for the Democratic nomination in the primary on August 12, 2014. She was defeated by incumbent Erik Paulsen (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.
|U.S. House, Minnesota District 3 General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Erik Paulsen Incumbent||62.1%||167,515|
|Source: Minnesota Secretary of State|
Sund ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Minnesota's 3rd District. In the third district Democratic convention, Edina businessman Brian Barnes won the party endorsement, and Sund chose to back his candidacy. She was subsequently elected Chair of the Hennepin County Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.
Sund's campaign received wide-support from Minnesota state senators and representatives, including Susan Allen, Bobby Joe Champion, Chris Eaton, Sandra Peterson, Patricia Torres Ray, Jeff Hayden, Rena Moran, Denise Dittrich, Ann Rest, and Linda Slocum.
Sund has two children with her husband, Julius. They live in Plymouth, MN.
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- United States House of Representatives
- Minnesota's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014
- Minnesota's 3rd Congressional District
- Minnesota Secretary of State, "2014 State General Election Candidate Filings," accessed June 11, 2014
- Associated Press, "Minnesota - 2014 Primary Results," accessed August 12, 2014
- Politico, "House Elections Results," accessed November 11, 2014
- MinnPost, "DFLers host Jill Biden at Minneapolis fundraising event," accessed June 11, 2014
- Official Campaign Site, "My Story," accessed February 7, 2012
- Minnesota Independent, "Sharon Sund to challenge Erik Paulsen," accessed February 7, 2012
- Politics in Minnesota, "Barnes, Graves win DFL endorsements for Congress," accessed June 11, 2014
- Official Campaign Site, "Individual Endorsements"