|Member of the Minnesota Senate
from the 30th district
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2011
|Preceded by||Sheila Kiscaden|
|Succeeded by||Carla Nelson|
December 27, 1964 |
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
|Political party||Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party|
|Alma mater||Hamline University|
Ann Lynch (born December 27, 1964) is a Minnesota politician and a former member of the Minnesota Senate who represented District 30, which includes portions of Olmsted and Wabasha counties in the southeastern part of the state. A Democrat, she was first elected to the Senate in 2006, but was unseated by Republican Carla Nelson in the 2010 general election.
Lynch was a member of the Senate's Capital Investment Committee, the Health, Housing and Family Security Committee, and the Higher Education Committee. She also served on the Finance subcommittees for the Health and Human Services Budget Division (of which she was vice chair), and for the Higher Education Budget and Policy Division. Her special legislative concerns included health care, education, and transportation.
Lynch graduated from Cedar Rapids High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, then went on to Hamline University in Saint Paul, where she earned her B.A. in Economics. Prior to being elected to the Senate, she served on the Rochester School Board from 2002 to 2006. She and her husband, Mike, live in Rochester, and are the parents of two children.
- "Minnesota Legislators Past & Present - Legislator Record - Lynch, Ann". Leg.state.mn.us. Retrieved 2010-07-20.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-01-14. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
- "Senator Ann Lynch DFL District 30". Senate.leg.state.mn.us. 1964-12-27. Retrieved 2010-07-20.
- "Project Vote Smart - Senator Ann Lynch - Biography". Votesmart.org. 1964-12-27. Retrieved 2010-07-20.
- Ann Lynch at Minnesota Legislators Past & Present
- Senator Lynch Web Page
- Minnesota Public Radio Votetracker: Senator Ann Lynch
- Project Vote Smart - Senator Ann Lynch Profile
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