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Rob Eastlund
Minnesota House of Representatives District 17A
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Business President/Owner
Rob Eastlund (b. June 19, 1949) was a Republican member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. He represented District 17A from 2000 to 2011.

On March 25, 2010, Eastlund announced he would not be seeking re-election.[1]

Eastlund is President/Owner of RIC Property Management, and President of the Cambridge Business Development Company. He previously worked as a farmer and high school math teacher/football coach.

Eastlund is a member of the Cambridge Development Alliance, National Association of Realtors, Building Owners and Managers Association, and Cambridge Chamber.[2]

He is married and has 3 children.

Committee assignments

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

  • Early Childhood Learning Finance Division
  • Education Finance and Economic Competitiveness Finance Division
  • Higher Education and Work Force Development Policy and Finance Division
  • Housing Policy and Finance and Public Health Finance Division
  • Public Safety Finance Division.



Eastlund chose not to run in the 2010 election.


On November 4, 2008, Rob Eastlund won election to the District 17A Seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives, defeating Jim Godfrey and Daniel Sweeney. [3]

Rob Eastlund raised $31,974 for his campaign.[4]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 17A (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Rob Eastlund (R) 12,448 53.18%
Jim Godfrey (DFL) 10,212 43.63%
Daniel Sweeney 719 3.07%
Write-In 28 0.12%

Campaign donors

Listed below are the two largest contributors to Rob Eastlund's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Public Fund $6,249
8th Congressional District Republican Party $1,100

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Political offices
Preceded by
Minnesota State House District 17A
Succeeded by
Kurt Daudt (R)