Sarah Anderson

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Sarah Anderson
Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 44A district
43A (2007–2013)
Assumed office
January 3, 2007
Preceded by Jeff Johnson
Personal details
Born 1972 (age 41–42)
Political party Republican Party of Minnesota
Spouse(s) Paul Anderson
Children 1
Residence Plymouth, Minnesota
Alma mater University of Minnesota Duluth
Occupation legislator
Religion Lutheran

Sarah L. Anderson (born 1972) is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, she represents District 44A, which primarily includes all or portions of the cities of Plymouth and Medicine Lake in western Hennepin County in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

Early life, education, and career[edit]

The youngest of 13 children, Anderson graduated from Atwater-Grove City High School in Atwater, in 1990 then went on to the University of Minnesota in Duluth, earning her B.A. in Political Science and Sociology in 1994. She worked for the Minnesota House and the Republican Party from 1995–2006, and also served as a planning commissioner and park and recreation board liaison for the city of Plymouth. Dates have not been verified.[1][2]

Anderson is a former manager of the Legislative Assistant Department of the Republican Caucus in the Minnesota House, a former staffer for the House's Capital Investment Committee, and a former executive advisor to House Speaker Steve Sviggum.[1][2]

Minnesota House of Representatives[edit]

Anderson was first elected in 2006, succeeding three-term Rep. Jeff Johnson, who ran for Minnesota Attorney General.[3] She was re-elected in 2008 (54%), 2010 (58%) and 2012 (51%).


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