|Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 17A district
January 6, 2009 – January 5, 2015
|Preceded by||Aaron Peterson|
|Succeeded by||Tim Miller|
|Born||April 1983 (age 33–34)
|Political party||Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party|
|Alma mater||University of Minnesota|
|Occupation||farmer, renewable energy developer|
Andrew J. Falk (born April 1983) is a Minnesota politician and former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), he represented District 17A, which included all or portions of Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Renville, Swift counties in southwestern Minnesota. He is also a fifth generation farmer and renewable energy developer.
Early life, education, and career
Falk graduated from the Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Public School System, then went on to the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management in Minneapolis, earning his bachelor's degree in Entrepreneurial Management and Finance. He is a soybean and seed processing farmer, and is the co-founder of Knight Energy LLC, a wind-power company.
Minnesota House of Representatives
Falk was first elected in 2008, opting to run after Rep. Aaron Peterson decided not to seek re-election. He was re-elected in 2010 and 2012. He lost re-election in 2014 and sought election to his old seat again in 2016, losing both times to Republican Tim Miller.
- "Falk, Andrew". Minnesota Legislators Past & Present – Legislator Record. Retrieved 2010-07-20.
- Sonja Hegman (January 30, 2009), "A young, rural voice" (PDF), Session Weekly, retrieved July 14, 2016
- "Representative Andrew Falk – Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 2010-07-20.
- Craig Green (June 3, 2008), "Three more say goodbye" (PDF), Session Weekly, retrieved July 14, 2016
- Unofficial Results General November 2, 2010 – Results for State Representative District 20A, Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State, January 19, 2011, retrieved July 14, 2016
- Unofficial Results Tuesday, November 6, 2012 – Results for State Representative District 17A, Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State, November 7, 2012, retrieved July 14, 2016