Erik Simonson

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Erik Simonson
Member of the Minnesota Senate
from the 7th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2017
Preceded byRoger Reinert
Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 7B district
In office
January 8, 2013 – January 3, 2017
Preceded byredrawn district
Succeeded byLiz Olson
Personal details
Born (1968-05-26) May 26, 1968 (age 50)
Duluth, Minnesota
Political partyMinnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party
ResidenceDuluth, Minnesota
Occupationfirefighter, legislator

Erik Simonson (born May 26, 1968) is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), he represents District 7 in northeastern Minnesota.

Early life[edit]

Simonson was born in Duluth, Minnesota.[1]

Minnesota Legislature[edit]

Simonson was first elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2012. He served two terms.

Simonson was then elected to the Minnesota Senate in 2016, where he is currently serving Senate District 7 (Duluth)

Personal life[edit]

Simonson is an assistant chief for the Duluth Fire Department.[2] He is married and has three children.[1] [3]


  1. ^ a b "Simonson, Erik". Legislators Past & Present. Minnesota Legislative Reference Librar. Retrieved April 2, 2013.
  2. ^ "Vote Erik Simonson for House District 7B". Simonson for 7B. Retrieved April 2, 2013.
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