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Carlos Mariani

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Carlos Mariani
Minnesota House of Representatives District 65B
In office
1991 - present
Term ends
January 8, 2013
Years in position 23
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$86/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 6, 1990
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sMacalester College
J.D.University of Minnesota
BirthdayJuly 13, 1957
ProfessionProgram Director, MN Council of Churches
Office website
Carlos Mariani (b. July 13, 1957) is a Democratic-Farmer Labor member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. He has represented District 65B since 1991.

Mariani is a nonprofit manager. He has worked as Program Director of the Minnesota Council of Churches. He earned his JD from the University of Minnesota and BA in History from Macalester College.

Mariani is a member of the Community Programs in the Arts Board and Secretary of the National Hispanic State Legislators. He is married and has 3 children.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Mariani has been appointed to these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Mariani served on these committees:



See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Mariani won re-election to the District 65B Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Jamie Delton (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 65B (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Carlos Mariani (DFL) 8,718 74.98%
James Delton (R) 2,880 24.77%
Write-In 29 0.25%


On November 4, 2008, Carlos Mariani won election to the District 65B Seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives, defeating Lisa Murphy. [3]

Carlos Mariani raised $14,143 for his campaign.[4]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 65B (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Carlos Mariani (DFL) 12,810 75.15%
Lisa Murphy (R) 4,169 24.46%
Write-In 67 0.39%

Campaign donors


In 2010, Mariani received $13,935 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[5]

Minnesota House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Carlos Mariani's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$7,355
Minneapolis Police Relief Association$400
Afscme - SPAC$300
Vargas, Sandy$200
Lewis, Shawn & Rose$200
Total Raised in 2010 $13,935


Listed below is the largest contributor to Carlos Mariani's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Public Fund $8,373

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Preceded by
Minnesota State House District 65B
Succeeded by