Patti Fritz

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Patti Fritz
Patti Fritz.jpg
Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 26B district
26B (2005–2015)
In office
January 4, 2005 – January 7, 2015
Preceded by Lynda Boudreau
Succeeded by Brian Daniels
Personal details
Born (1944-10-20) October 20, 1944 (age 70)
Northfield, Minnesota
Political party Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party
Spouse(s) James
Children 5
Residence Faribault, Minnesota
Alma mater Faribault School of Practical Nursing
Occupation Licensed Practical Nurse
Religion Catholic

Patti Fritz (born October 20, 1944) is a Minnesota politician and former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), she represented District 24B, which includes all or portions of Dodge, Rice, and Steele counties in the southeastern part of the state. She is a licensed practical nurse.[1]

Early life, education, and career[edit]

Fritz attended Bethlehem Academy in Faribault, then went on to the Faribault School of Practical Nursing, earning her L.P.N. designation. She has been a nurse at Saint Lucas Care Center in Faribault for over 30 years. She is a board member of Ruth's House of Hope in Faribault, and of Service Employees International Union Local 113.[1][2]

Minnesota House of Representatives[edit]

Fritz was first elected in 2004, and was re-elected in 2006, 2008, 2010, and 2012.

Fritz was one of two Democrats in the Minnesota House to vote against a same-sex marriage bill on May 9, 2013. The bill passed 75-59.[3]

Fritz was defeated by Brian Daniels in the 2014 election cycle.


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