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Mary Liz Holberg

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Mary Liz Holberg
Minnesota House of Representatives District 36A
In office
1999 - present
Term ends
January 8, 2013
Years in position 15
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$77/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 3, 1998
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Lakeville City Council
1996 – 1998
Bachelor'sSaint Cloud State University (1983)
BirthdayNovember 13, 1959
Place of birthSaint Paul, Minnesota
ProfessionOwner, Family Tree-Trimming Business
Office website
Campaign website
Mary Liz Holberg (b. November 13, 1959) is a Republican member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. She has represented District 36A since 1999.

Holberg owns a family tree trimming business.

She served as Assistant Majority Leader from 2001-2002 and was on the Lakeville City Council from 1996-1998.

Holberg is a volunteer with the American Cancer Society, Chair of the Housing and Re-Development Authority, Director of the Lakeville Arts Board, and a member of the Friends of the Heritage Library, Lakeville Chamber of Commerce, and Orchard Lake Elementary Parent Teacher Organization/Political Action Committee. She is married and has 2 children.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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

  • Ways and Means (Lead-GOP)
  • Civil Justice
  • Ethics
  • State Government Finance Division
  • Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division
  • Transportation Finance and Policy Division



See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2012

Holberg is running for re-election in District 58A, and was unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14. The general election is on November 6.[2]


See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Holberg won re-election to the District 36A Seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. She defeated Colin Lee (DFL) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 36A (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent

Colin Lee (DFL) 6,396 34.27%
Green check mark transparent.png Mary Liz Holberg (R) 12,237 65.58%
Write-In 28 0.15%


On November 4, 2008, Mary Liz Holberg won election to the District 36A Seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives, defeating Dave Laidig and Colin Lee. [4]

Mary Liz Holberg raised $35,186 for her campaign.[5]

Minnesota House of Representatives, District 36A (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent

Green check mark transparent.png Mary Liz Holberg (R) 14,470 60.22%
Dave Laidig (DFL) 8,277 34.45%
Colin Lee (G) 1,250 5.20%
Write-In 30 0.12%

Campaign donors


In 2010, Holberg received $16,863 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[6]


Listed below are the two largest contributors to Mary Liz Holberg's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Public Fund $8,333
Senate District 37 Republican Party $1,250

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Preceded by
Minnesota State House District 36A
Succeeded by