|Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives
from the 44A district
January 3, 2007
|Preceded by||Jeff Johnson|
|Born||1972 (age 43–44)|
|Political party||Republican Party of Minnesota|
|Alma mater||University of Minnesota Duluth|
Sarah L. Anderson (born 1972) is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, she represents District 44A, which includes a large section of Plymouth in western Hennepin County in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.
Early life, education, and career
The youngest of 13 children, Anderson graduated from Atwater-Grove City High School in Atwater, in 1990 then went on to the University of Minnesota in Duluth, earning her B.A. in Political Science and Sociology in 1994. She worked for the Minnesota House and the Republican Party from 1995–2006, and also served as a one-term planning commissioner (where she was assigned as the park and recreation liaison) for the city of Plymouth. Dates have not been verified.
Anderson is a former manager of the Legislative Assistant Department of the Republican Caucus in the Minnesota House, a former staffer for the House's Capital Investment Committee, and a former legislative assistant to House Speaker Steve Sviggum.
Minnesota House of Representatives
Anderson was first elected in 2006 (53%), succeeding three-term Rep. Jeff Johnson, who ran for Minnesota Attorney General. She was re-elected in 2008 (54%), 2010 (58%), 2012 (51%) and 2014 (55%).