Andrew Falk

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Andrew Falk
Andrew Falk 2012.jpg
Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 17A district
20A (2009–2013)
In office
January 6, 2009 – January 5, 2015
Preceded by Aaron Peterson
Succeeded by Tim Miller
Personal details
Born April 1983 (age 33–34)
Murdock, Minnesota
Political party Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party
Spouse(s) Marnie Moore
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.[1][2]

Early life, education, and career[edit]

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.[1][3]

Minnesota House of Representatives[edit]

Falk was first elected in 2008, opting to run after Rep. Aaron Peterson decided not to seek re-election.[4] He was re-elected in 2010 and 2012.[5][6] He lost re-election in 2014 and sought election to his old seat again in 2016, losing both times to Republican Tim Miller.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Falk, Andrew". Minnesota Legislators Past & Present – Legislator Record. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  2. ^ Sonja Hegman (January 30, 2009), "A young, rural voice" (PDF), Session Weekly, retrieved July 14, 2016 
  3. ^ "Representative Andrew Falk – Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  4. ^ Craig Green (June 3, 2008), "Three more say goodbye" (PDF), Session Weekly, retrieved July 14, 2016 
  5. ^ 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 
  6. ^ 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 

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