Patricia (Patti) Anderson (R-33a)

State Repersentative Patricia Anderson

Patricia (Patti) Anderson (R-33a)
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Capitol: 651.296.3018
FAX: 651.296.1326
District: 651.429.2888
Room 387 State Office Building 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55155-1232
100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55155-1232
Residence:Eagan, MN

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A 10 year resident of Dellwood, Patti has had a long career both inside and outside of the public realm. From 1991 to 2002, she served as Mayor and city councilmember in the city of Eagan where she was named "Best Mayor" in the Twin Cities by City Pages. A successful business person, Patti started and later sold her company after being elected as Minnesota's 17th State Auditor in 2002. By then, the company had grown to over 75 employees. She was an active and outspoken State Auditor - "The Tax Payer's Watchdog" and received numerous recognitions and awards for both her business and public service. Patti was endorsed by every major newspaper for re-election in 2006. After the 2006 election, the only surviving Republican statewide official, Governor Tim Pawlenty, nominated her to serve as the Commissioner of the Department of Employee Relations - a department she eliminated in 2008. According to one biography "She is perhaps the first Commissioner in Minnesota history to intentionally work herself out of a job in order to promote greater efficiency in government." Patti later served as the President of the MN Free Market Institute where she led the organization to be Minnesota's premier free market think tank. Since leaving public service, Patti has reentered the business world where she has built a second company that now employs over 80 people. Anderson graduated from Forest Lake High School and earned her B.A. degree in International Relations/Political Economy from the University of Minnesota and her M.A. degree in Public Administration from Hamline University. She and her husband Doug have lived in Dellwood for the past 10 years and have six (now) adult children - three of whom graduated from Mahtomedi High School.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2022    Next Election: 2024
DOB: 6/4/1966
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