|Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 57A district
January 6, 2009
|Preceded by||Shelley Madore|
June 26, 1983 |
|Political party||Republican Party of Minnesota|
|Residence||Apple Valley, Minnesota|
|Alma mater||University of Minnesota|
|Religion||Assemblies of God|
Tara Kay Mack (born June 26, 1983) is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, she represents District 57A, which includes portions of the cities of Apple Valley and Burnsville in Dakota County, which is in the southeastern part of the Twin Cities metropolitan area.
Early life, education, and career
Mack graduated from Apple Valley High School in Apple Valley, then went on to the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, earning her B.S. in Political Science and Global Studies. During college, she served as an intern for former Rep. Steve Sviggum, and was also a page for the House Ways and Means Committee.
Minnesota House of Representatives
On May 21, 2011, she joined the House Republican Majority in voting for a constitutional amendment to define marriage as between a man and woman.
She is a member of the Burnsville YMCA Board, the Apple Valley Rotary, and both the Apple Valley and Burnsville chambers of commerce. Her husband, Justin, is a pastor and they have two children.
- "Minnesota Legislators Past & Present - Legislator Record - Mack, Tara Kay". Leg.state.mn.us. Retrieved September 27, 2010.
- "Roll call vote: Same-sex marriage ban amendment". Minnesota Public Radio. Retrieved 2011-05-23.
- "Project Vote Smart - Representative Tara Mack - Biography". Votesmart.org. Retrieved September 27, 2010.
- "Minnesota State representative |". Tara Mack. Retrieved September 27, 2010.
- Mack, Tara. Speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Washington, DC, March 7, 2014.
- Tara Mack at Minnesota Legislators Past & Present
- Rep. Mack Web Page
- Project Votesmart - Rep. Tara Mack Profile
- Session Weekly 1/30/2009: "A global view in St. Paul: Mack was page, intern, now member"
- Tara Mack Campaign Web Site