|Minnesota House of Representatives District 65A|
|2011 - present|
|January 6, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Southern Illinois University|
Moran is a Parent Leader Coordinator with Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota. She was previously the lead organizer with Urban Embassy, an organization dedicated to engaging, educating and empowering the African American community politically and in a non-partisan way.
Moran graduated from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education.
Moran's website highlights the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt:"Rena plans to create jobs for community members and help get Minnesotans back to work. Having gone through periods of trying to raise her family on a minimum wage job, Rena understands the importance of creating and protecting family-sustaining wage jobs."
- Excerpt:"Rena believes that every child in Minnesota deserves a great education, regardless of where they live and will fight to give urban school children the same quality of education that their peers in affluent suburbs receive."
- Excerpt:"Rena supports a single-payer, universal healthcare system."
Public Safety and Justice
- Excerpt:"We all deserve safe neighborhoods and a sense of peace as we go about our daily lives. Our law enforcement deserves the support of our full community. It is an incredible responsibility to keep us safe and protect our neighborhoods in the face of real danger. "
- Excerpt:"Public transportation is the wave of the future. It is environmentally friendly, reduces congestion, creates jobs and spurs local development."
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Moran served on the following committees:
|Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy|
|• Education Finance|
|• Health and Human Services Finance|
|• Health and Human Services Policy, Vice-chair|
|• Housing Finance and Policy|
Moran won re-election in the 2012 election for Minnesota House of Representatives District 65A. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and defeated Daniel Lipp (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 65A, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Rena Moran Incumbent||84.7%||13,263|
Moran won election to the District 65A Seat in 2010. She defeated Democratic candidate Jeremiah Ellis in the August 10 Democratic primary. She defeated Paul Holmgren (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.
|Minnesota House of Representatives, District 65A (2010)|
|Rena Moran (DFL)||5,149||79.31%|
|Paul Holmgren (R)||1,313||20.22%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Moran raised $35,111 in contributions.
Her largest contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $6,551 to her campaign.
Moran and her husband John Stewart have seven children.
- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
Cy Thao (DFL)
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