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Erik Simonson

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Erik Simonson
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Minnesota House of Representatives District 7B
In office
January 8, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 2
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$66/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Erik Simonson is a Democratic member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 7B since 2013.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Simonson served on the following committees:

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries
Public Safety Finance and Policy
Transportation Policy



See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Simonson was selected to replace former candidate Kerry Gauthier after his name was removed from the ballot by the Minnesota Supreme Court. He defeated Travis Silvers (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 7B, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngErik Simonson 74.1% 12,450
     Republican Travis Silvers 25.9% 4,345
Total Votes 16,795

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Preceded by
Kerry Gauthier (DFL)
Minnesota House of Representatives District 7B
Succeeded by