Minnesota Legislative retirements (#mnleg)
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- Rep. Connie Doepke, R-Orono (running in a primary for Senate District 33)
- Rep. Mark Buesgens, R-Savage
- Rep. Denise Dittrich, DFL- Champlin.
- Rep. Roger Crawford, R- Mora (announced on 6/4 that he had had two 'mild' heart attacks and would not run again)
- Rep. Keith Downey, R-Edina (running for Senate District 49)
- Rep. Kurt Bills, R-Rosemount (running for U.S. Senate)
- Rep. Nora Slawik, DFL-Maplewood
- Rep. Sandra Peterson, DFL-New Hope (said on 5/23, "due to recent, unexpected health concerns, I need to refocus my energies onto re-cooperation and spending time with my family."
- Rep. Ron Shimanski, R-Silver Lake (Lost in an endorsing contest after placed in same district with Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen, R-Glencoe, on 3/23)
- Rep. Marion Greene, DFL-Minneapolis (Lost in an endorsing contest after placed in same district with Rep. Frank Hornstein, DFL-Minneapolis, on 3/23)
- Rep. Kory Kath, DFL-Owatona
- Rep. Lyle Koenen, DFL-Clara City (running for Senate District 17. UPDATE: Filed to run in Senate District 20 special election. SD 20 becomes SD 17 post-redistricting. UPDATE II: Won the Senate District 20 special election on April 10.)
- Rep. Kate Knuth, DFL- New Brighton
- Rep. Morrie Lanning, R-Moorhead.
- Rep. Bobby Joe Champion, DFL-Minneapolis (running for Senate District 59)
- Rep. Branden Petersen, R-Andover (running for Senate District 35)
- Rep. Bev Scalze, DFL-Little Canada (running for Senate District 42)
- Rep. Mary Kiffmeyer, R-Big Lake (running for Senate District 30)
- Rep. Bruce Anderson, R-Buffalo Township (running for Senate)
- Rep. Bill Hilty, DFL-Finlayson
- Rep. Kent Eken, DFL-Twin Valley (running for the Senate)
- Rep. Carol McFarlane, R-White Bear Lake (redistricted into same seat at House Majority Leader Matt Dean, lost endorsement and decided not to run in a primary.)
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