Carrie Ruud

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Carrie Ruud
Member of the Minnesota Senate
from the 10th district
Assumed office
January 8, 2013
Preceded by redrawn district
Member of the Minnesota Senate
from the 4th district
In office
January 7, 2003 – January 2, 2007
Preceded by redrawn district
Succeeded by Mary Olson
Personal details
Born (1952-02-22) February 22, 1952 (age 66)
St. Cloud, Minnesota
Political party Republican Party of Minnesota
Spouse(s) Dick Rostad (m. 2005)
Children 5
Residence Breezy Point, Minnesota
Occupation real estate broker, legislator

Carrie L. Ruud (born February 22, 1952) is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, she represents District 10 in north-central Minnesota.

Early life[edit]

Ruud was born in St. Cloud, Minnesota and raised in Robbinsdale, Minnesota.[1]

Minnesota Senate[edit]

Ruud was first elected to the Minnesota Senate in 2003. She was defeated by Mary Olson in the 2006 election. She ran and was elected again in 2012.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Ruud is married to her husband, Dick Rostad. They have five children and reside in Breezy Point, Minnesota, where Ruud served as mayor from 2001 to 2002.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b "Meet Carrie Ruud". Carrie Ruud for Senate MN District 10. Archived from the original on 2013-09-22. Retrieved 2013-04-18. 
  2. ^ a b "Ruud, Carrie L". Legislators Past & Present. Minnesota Legislative Reference Library. Retrieved 2013-04-18. 

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