Melissa Halvorson Wiklund

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Melissa Halvorson Wiklund
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Minnesota State Senate District 50
In office
January 8, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2017
Years in position 1
Base salary$31,140.90/year
Per diem$96/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Melissa Wiklund is a Democratic member of the Minnesota State Senate, representing District 50 since 2013.

Committee assignments


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

Minnesota Committee Assignments, 2013
Health, Human Services and Housing, Vice-chair
State and Local Government



See also: Minnesota State Senate elections, 2012

Wiklund won election in the 2012 election for Minnesota State Senate District 50. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14 and defeated Vern Wilcox (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Minnesota State Senate, District 50, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMelissa Halvorson Wiklund 61% 25,300
     Republican Vern Wilcox 39% 16,193
Total Votes 41,493

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Political offices
Preceded by
Barbara Goodwin (DFL)
Minnesota State Senate District 50
Succeeded by